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Review: could Azithromycin cause Drowsiness?

We study 10,919 people who have side effects while taking Azithromycin from FDA and social media. Among them, 126 have Drowsiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Drowsiness and more.

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Azithromycin

Azithromycin (latest outcomes from 12,319 users) has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis.

Drowsiness

Drowsiness (latest reports from 494,403 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.

On Jul, 13, 2014: 10,917 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin. Among them, 126 people (1.15%) have Drowsiness. They amount to 0.03% of all the 493,884 people who have Drowsiness on eHealthMe.

Trend of Drowsiness in Azithromycin reports

Time on Azithromycin when people have Drowsiness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Drowsiness100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Azithromycin * :

FemaleMale
Drowsiness51.80%48.20%

Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Azithromycin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drowsiness0.95%5.71%3.81%8.57%5.71%18.10%14.29%42.86%

Severity of Drowsiness when taking Azithromycin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Drowsiness0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Drowsiness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Drowsiness100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (20 people, 15.87%)
  2. Insomnia (18 people, 14.29%)
  3. Pain (13 people, 10.32%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (12 people, 9.52%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (12 people, 9.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (30 people, 23.81%)
  2. Diovan (27 people, 21.43%)
  3. Levaquin (22 people, 17.46%)
  4. Prilosec (22 people, 17.46%)
  5. Digoxin (21 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    Ray Pitts on Jun, 28, 2014:

    I will add this increase in blood pressure was I think because of azithromycin .. I initially went in to the doctor because I think I have Valley Fever (I live in a dusty area of Arizona) and have 7 of 9 symptoms .. the doctor said no (not sure why) gave me a EKG and when it came back normal said she thought it would but the tranee nurse wanted it done .. still haven't been able to get a simple blood test which is how you check for valley fever .. Doctors are so pompous!!!

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