Azithromycin and Interstitial lung disease - from FDA reports
Interstitial lung disease 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 Furosemide, and have Arrhythmias. This review analyzes which people have Interstitial lung disease 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 Sep, 30, 2017
17,288 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin.
Among them, 54 people (0.31%) have Interstitial lung disease
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Azithromycin when people have Interstitial lung disease *:
- < 1 month: 90 %
- 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: 10 %
Gender of people who have Interstitial lung disease when taking Azithromycin *:
- female: 66.67 %
- male: 33.33 %
Age of people who have Interstitial lung disease when taking Azithromycin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 2.38 %
- 20-29: 4.76 %
- 30-39: 16.67 %
- 40-49: 16.67 %
- 50-59: 7.14 %
- 60+: 52.38 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Bronchitis (4 people, 7.41%)
- Arrhythmias (4 people, 7.41%)
- Kaposi's Sarcoma (2 people, 3.70%)
- Hiv Infection (2 people, 3.70%)
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (2 people, 3.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Prednisone (12 people, 22.22%)
- Furosemide (12 people, 22.22%)
- Zofran (9 people, 16.67%)
- Lovenox (9 people, 16.67%)
- Ambien (8 people, 14.81%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Respiratory Acidosis (12 people, 22.22%)
- Pain (11 people, 20.37%)
- Anaemia (11 people, 20.37%)
- Fever (10 people, 18.52%)
- Breathing Difficulty (10 people, 18.52%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I was just wondering if it is normal that I am spotting on the first dose of Azithromycin. I just got over my period a week ago and now I'm spotting.. Just really nervous it can be something more serious.
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