Review: could Azithromycin cause Drowsiness?
Summary: Drowsiness 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 Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.
We study 10,949 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 has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from 12,357 Azithromycin users)
Drowsiness has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 69,918 Drowsiness patients)
On Mar, 15, 2015: 10,949 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin. Among them, 126 people (1.15%) have Drowsiness.
Time on Azithromycin when people have Drowsiness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Azithromycin * :
Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Azithromycin * :
Severity of Drowsiness when taking Azithromycin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Drowsiness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (20 people, 15.87%)
- Insomnia (18 people, 14.29%)
- Pain (13 people, 10.32%)
- Diabetes mellitus (12 people, 9.52%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (12 people, 9.52%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (30 people, 23.81%)
- Diovan (27 people, 21.43%)
- Levaquin (22 people, 17.46%)
- Prilosec (22 people, 17.46%)
- Digoxin (21 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Pristiq for a 33-year old woman with Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement), Sleepy, Irritability, Mania Aggravated (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood)
- A study of side effects of Seroquel Xr for a 41-year old woman with Bipolar Ii Disorder. The patient has Sleepy, Abdominal Pain, Headache (pain in head)
- A study of side effects of Lithium Carbonate for a 67-year old woman with Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development), Dry Mouth, Weight Gain, Sleepiness - During The Day (excess sleeping during day time)
- A study of drug interactions between Azithromycin, Methylprednisolone for a 52-year old woman with Upper Respiratory Tract Infection, Upper Respiratory Tract Inflammation. The patient has High Blood Pressure, Back Pain - Low, Diarrhea Associated With Medications, Insomnia, Headache - Migraine Without Aura
- A study of drug interactions between Ritalin La, Baclofen for a 67-year old woman with Sleepiness - During The Day, Alcohol Abuse. The patient has Sleepiness - During The Day
Recent Azithromycin related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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