Review: could Azithromycin cause Insomnia?
Summary: Insomnia is found among people who take Azithromycin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prednisone, and have Pain.
We study 10,949 people who have side effects while taking Azithromycin from FDA and social media. Among them, 304 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.
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Azithromycin has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from 12,357 Azithromycin users)
Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 143,951 Insomnia patients)
On Mar, 26, 2015: 10,949 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin. Among them, 304 people (2.78%) have Insomnia.
Time on Azithromycin when people have Insomnia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Azithromycin * :
Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Azithromycin * :
Severity of Insomnia when taking Azithromycin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Insomnia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (32 people, 10.53%)
- Depression (29 people, 9.54%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (27 people, 8.88%)
- Insomnia (19 people, 6.25%)
- Osteoporosis (18 people, 5.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone (75 people, 24.67%)
- Albuterol (59 people, 19.41%)
- Amoxicillin (58 people, 19.08%)
- Cephalexin (53 people, 17.43%)
- Ativan (52 people, 17.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of side effects of Ambien for a 82-year old man with Melanin. The patient has Insomnia (sleeplessness)
- A study of drug interactions between Losartan Potassium; Hydrochlorothiazide, Synthroid, Cymbalta, Glumetza for a 60-year old woman with High Blood Pressure, Thyroid Cancer - Papillary Carcinoma, Pain - Back, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. The patient has Insomnia, Hip Pain, Back Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Acidophilus Lactobacillus, Benicar Hct for a 58-year old woman with Bowel Movement Irregularity, Blood Pressure Inadequately Controlled. The patient has Back Pain, Nausea, Leg Cramping, Tongue Irritation, Insomnia, Itching
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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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