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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 10,940 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 has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Azithromycin 12,345 users)

Drowsiness

Drowsiness has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.(latest reports from Drowsiness 68,687 patients)

On Dec, 14, 2014: 10,940 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin. Among them, 126 people (1.15%) have Drowsiness.

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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