Review: could Azithromycin cause Drowsiness?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
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On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 10,747 people who take Azithromycin. Among them, 126 have Drowsiness. See who they are, when they have Drowsiness and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Azithromycin (latest outcomes from 12,279 users) has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis, infection. Commonly reported side effects of Azithromycin include pain, pain exacerbated, anxiety aggravated, nausea aggravated, nausea.
Drowsiness (latest reports from 483,788 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, quit smoking.
On Feb, 24, 2014: 10,157 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin. Among them, 124 people (1.22%) have Drowsiness.
Time on Azithromycin when people have Drowsiness * :
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Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Azithromycin * :
Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Azithromycin * :
Severity of Drowsiness when taking Azithromycin ** :
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How people recovered from Drowsiness ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (20 people, 16.13%)
- Insomnia (18 people, 14.52%)
- Pain (13 people, 10.48%)
- Diabetes mellitus (12 people, 9.68%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (11 people, 8.87%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (29 people, 23.39%)
- Diovan (27 people, 21.77%)
- Levaquin (22 people, 17.74%)
- Digoxin (21 people, 16.94%)
- Prilosec (21 people, 16.94%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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