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Review: could Azithromycin cause Nephrosis (Nephrotic syndrome)?





Summary: Nephrosis is found among people who take Azithromycin, especially for people who are male, 20-29 old, also take medication Tacrolimus, and have Hypertension.

We study 10,940 people who have side effects while taking Azithromycin from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Nephrosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Nephrosis and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Azithromycin and have Nephrosis >>>

Azithromycin

Azithromycin has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Azithromycin 12,345 users)

Nephrosis

Nephrosis (a kidney disease that causes the body to lose protein through the urine) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis c, hiv infection, diabetes.(latest reports from Nephrosis 5,111 patients)

On Nov, 23, 2014: 10,934 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin. Among them, 9 people (0.08%) have Nephrosis.

Trend of Nephrosis in Azithromycin reports

Time on Azithromycin when people have Nephrosis * :

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Gender of people who have Nephrosis when taking Azithromycin * :

FemaleMale
Nephrosis25.00%75.00%

Age of people who have Nephrosis when taking Azithromycin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Nephrosis0.00%37.50%12.50%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Nephrosis when taking Azithromycin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Nephrosis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (1 people, 11.11%)
  2. Myelodysplastic syndrome (1 people, 11.11%)
  3. Bronchitis (1 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Tacrolimus (6 people, 66.67%)
  2. Lantus (5 people, 55.56%)
  3. Simvastatin (4 people, 44.44%)
  4. Adalat (4 people, 44.44%)
  5. Cotrim (4 people, 44.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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