Azithromycin and Constipation - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Azithromycin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 17,288 people who have side effects when taking Azithromycin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 21, 2017

17,288 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin.
Among them, 411 people (2.38%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Azithromycin cause Constipation?

Time on Azithromycin when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 79.17 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 4.17 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Azithromycin *:

  • female: 62.89 %
  • male: 37.11 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Azithromycin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.61 %
  • 10-19: 4.6 %
  • 20-29: 6.75 %
  • 30-39: 10.43 %
  • 40-49: 15.64 %
  • 50-59: 20.55 %
  • 60+: 41.41 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (45 people, 10.95%)
  • Pain (35 people, 8.52%)
  • Hypercalcaemia (33 people, 8.03%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (31 people, 7.54%)
  • Breast Cancer (31 people, 7.54%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (144 people, 35.04%)
  • Ambien (102 people, 24.82%)
  • Prednisone (100 people, 24.33%)
  • Aspirin (92 people, 22.38%)
  • Fluconazole (87 people, 21.17%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (194 people, 47.20%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (187 people, 45.50%)
  • Nausea (182 people, 44.28%)
  • Weakness (159 people, 38.69%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (146 people, 35.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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