Could Azithromycin cause Drowsiness - from FDA reports


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 Depression . We study 17,210 people who have side effects while taking Azithromycin from FDA. Among them, 187 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 19,321 users)

Drowsiness

Drowsiness has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 114,709 Drowsiness patients).

On Dec, 20, 2016

17,210 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin.
Among them, 187 people (1.09%) have Drowsiness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Azithromycin cause Drowsiness?

Time on Azithromycin when people have Drowsiness *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Azithromycin *:

  • female: 59.46 %
  • male: 40.54 %

Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Azithromycin *:

  • 0-1: 0.71 %
  • 2-9: 6.38 %
  • 10-19: 5.67 %
  • 20-29: 7.09 %
  • 30-39: 8.51 %
  • 40-49: 17.02 %
  • 50-59: 14.18 %
  • 60+: 40.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (15 people, 8.02%)
  • Sinusitis (14 people, 7.49%)
  • High Blood Pressure (14 people, 7.49%)
  • Pain (13 people, 6.95%)
  • Bronchitis (13 people, 6.95%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (27 people, 14.44%)
  • Levaquin (24 people, 12.83%)
  • Prilosec (23 people, 12.30%)
  • Diovan (21 people, 11.23%)
  • Albuterol (21 people, 11.23%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (70 people, 37.43%)
  • Weakness (56 people, 29.95%)
  • Nausea (56 people, 29.95%)
  • Dizziness (50 people, 26.74%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (46 people, 24.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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