Azithromycin and Deafness - from FDA reports


Summary

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. This review analyzes which people have Deafness with Azithromycin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 17,210 people who have side effects when taking Azithromycin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 07, 2017

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:

Could Azithromycin cause Deafness?

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.

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