Azithromycin and 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. This review analyzes which people have Drowsiness with Azithromycin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 17,288 people who have side effects when taking Azithromycin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 21, 2017

17,288 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin.
Among them, 189 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: 59.89 %
  • male: 40.11 %

Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Azithromycin *:

  • 0-1: 0.7 %
  • 2-9: 6.29 %
  • 10-19: 5.59 %
  • 20-29: 6.99 %
  • 30-39: 8.39 %
  • 40-49: 16.78 %
  • 50-59: 14.69 %
  • 60+: 40.56 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (15 people, 7.94%)
  • High Blood Pressure (14 people, 7.41%)
  • Pain (13 people, 6.88%)
  • Insomnia (12 people, 6.35%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (12 people, 6.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (27 people, 14.29%)
  • Prilosec (24 people, 12.70%)
  • Levaquin (24 people, 12.70%)
  • Diovan (21 people, 11.11%)
  • Albuterol (21 people, 11.11%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (72 people, 38.10%)
  • Weakness (58 people, 30.69%)
  • Nausea (56 people, 29.63%)
  • Dizziness (50 people, 26.46%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (46 people, 24.34%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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