Could Azithromycin cause Constipation - from FDA reports
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 17,210 people who have side effects while taking Azithromycin from FDA. Among them, 411 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Azithromycin has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Azithromycin 19,321 users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 135,548 Constipation patients).
On Dec, 29, 2016
17,210 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin.
Among them, 411 people (2.39%) have Constipation
Number of reports submitted per year:
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.
** Reports from social media are used.
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