Review: could Azithromycin cause Immune System Disorder?


Summary

Immune system disorder is found among people who take Azithromycin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Levofloxacin, and have Ill-defined disorder . We study 17,402 people who have side effects while taking Azithromycin from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Immune system disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Immune system disorder and more.

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Azithromycin

Azithromycin has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in pneumonia. (latest outcomes from Azithromycin 19,265 users)

Immune System Disorder

Immune system disorder has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, diarrhea, joint pain, malaise (latest reports from 5,560 Immune system disorder patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

17,402 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin.
Among them, 10 people (0.06%) have Immune System Disorder


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Azithromycin cause Immune system disorder?

Time on Azithromycin when people have Immune System Disorder *:

  • < 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 Immune System Disorder when taking Azithromycin *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Immune System Disorder when taking Azithromycin *:

  • 0-1: 11.11 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 11.11 %
  • 20-29: 11.11 %
  • 30-39: 11.11 %
  • 40-49: 11.11 %
  • 50-59: 11.11 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Tremor (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Ill-Defined Disorder (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Muscle Relaxant Therapy (1 person, 10.00%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (1 person, 10.00%)
  • Bronchiectasis (1 person, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Levofloxacin (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Septrin (1 person, 10.00%)
  • Linezolid (1 person, 10.00%)
  • Fluticasone Propionate (1 person, 10.00%)
  • Dopamine Hcl (1 person, 10.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Asthenia (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Weight Increased (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Nasopharyngitis (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Influenza (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Depression (2 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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