Who have Constipation with Azithromycin?


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Azithromycin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer metastatic . We study 17,413 people who have side effects while taking Azithromycin from FDA and social media. Among them, 408 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Azithromycin

Azithromycin has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Azithromycin 19,310 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression (latest reports from 135,346 Constipation patients).

On Nov, 24, 2016

17,413 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin.
Among them, 408 people (2.34%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Azithromycin cause Constipation?

Time on Azithromycin when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 81.48 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.81 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 3.7 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Azithromycin *:

  • female: 62.34 %
  • male: 37.66 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Azithromycin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.62 %
  • 10-19: 4.64 %
  • 20-29: 6.81 %
  • 30-39: 9.6 %
  • 40-49: 15.79 %
  • 50-59: 21.05 %
  • 60+: 41.49 %

Severity of Constipation **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Constipation **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (144 people, 35.29%)
  • Ambien (102 people, 25.00%)
  • Prednisone (100 people, 24.51%)
  • Aspirin (92 people, 22.55%)
  • Fluconazole (87 people, 21.32%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Azithromycin, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (45 people, 11.03%)
  • Pain (35 people, 8.58%)
  • Hypercalcaemia (33 people, 8.09%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (31 people, 7.60%)
  • Breast Cancer (31 people, 7.60%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Pain (194 people, 47.55%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (187 people, 45.83%)
  • Nausea (182 people, 44.61%)
  • Weakness (158 people, 38.73%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (146 people, 35.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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