Azithromycin and Insomnia - from FDA reports


Summary

Insomnia 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 Prednisone, and have Depression . We study 17,210 people who have side effects while taking Azithromycin from FDA. Among them, 413 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.

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Azithromycin

Azithromycin has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Azithromycin 19,332 users)

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, insomnia (latest reports from 207,180 Insomnia patients).

On Jan, 21, 2017

17,210 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin.
Among them, 413 people (2.4%) have Insomnia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Azithromycin cause Insomnia?

Time on Azithromycin when people have Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 67.05 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.36 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.14 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.82 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Azithromycin *:

  • female: 70.85 %
  • male: 29.15 %

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Azithromycin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.92 %
  • 10-19: 5.5 %
  • 20-29: 9.48 %
  • 30-39: 17.13 %
  • 40-49: 15.29 %
  • 50-59: 23.24 %
  • 60+: 28.44 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (39 people, 9.44%)
  • Pain (38 people, 9.20%)
  • Quit Smoking (26 people, 6.30%)
  • Pneumonia (20 people, 4.84%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (20 people, 4.84%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (86 people, 20.82%)
  • Amoxicillin (65 people, 15.74%)
  • Zometa (63 people, 15.25%)
  • Albuterol (63 people, 15.25%)
  • Ativan (55 people, 13.32%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (167 people, 40.44%)
  • Fatigue (125 people, 30.27%)
  • Pain (122 people, 29.54%)
  • Weakness (118 people, 28.57%)
  • Nausea (113 people, 27.36%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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