Could Azithromycin cause Deafness - from FDA reports
Deafness 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 Amoxicillin, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 17,210 people who have side effects while taking Azithromycin from FDA. Among them, 143 have Deafness. Find out below who they are, when they have Deafness and more.
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Azithromycin has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Azithromycin 19,319 users)
Deafness has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression (latest reports from 12,506 Deafness patients).
On Dec, 28, 2016
17,210 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin.
Among them, 143 people (0.83%) have Deafness
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Azithromycin when people have Deafness *:
- < 1 month: 92.59 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 3.7 %
- 2 - 5 years: 3.7 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Deafness when taking Azithromycin *:
- female: 59.29 %
- male: 40.71 %
Age of people who have Deafness when taking Azithromycin *:
- 0-1: 1.87 %
- 2-9: 3.74 %
- 10-19: 3.74 %
- 20-29: 5.61 %
- 30-39: 5.61 %
- 40-49: 6.54 %
- 50-59: 26.17 %
- 60+: 42.99 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (15 people, 10.49%)
- Light Chain Analysis Increased (12 people, 8.39%)
- Prostate Cancer (9 people, 6.29%)
- Cystic Fibrosis (8 people, 5.59%)
- Pneumonia (6 people, 4.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Amoxicillin (34 people, 23.78%)
- Aredia (31 people, 21.68%)
- Allopurinol (25 people, 17.48%)
- Zofran (24 people, 16.78%)
- Levaquin (24 people, 16.78%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (41 people, 28.67%)
- Dizziness (40 people, 27.97%)
- Weight Decreased (38 people, 26.57%)
- Stress And Anxiety (38 people, 26.57%)
- Anaemia (38 people, 26.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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