Azithromycin and Drowsiness - from FDA reports
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 17,267 people who have side effects when taking Azithromycin from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 24, 2017
17,267 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin.
Among them, 189 people (1.09%) have Drowsiness
Number of reports submitted per year:
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%)
- Sinusitis (14 people, 7.41%)
- High Blood Pressure (14 people, 7.41%)
- Pain (13 people, 6.88%)
- Bronchitis (13 people, 6.88%)
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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Do you have Drowsiness when taking Azithromycin?
Azithromycin has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Azithromycin 19,421 users)
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