Could Azithromycin cause Nephrosis - from FDA reports


Summary

Nephrosis is found among people who take Azithromycin, especially for people who are male, 20-29 old also take medication Tacrolimus, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 17,415 people who have side effects while taking Azithromycin from FDA. Among them, 12 have Nephrosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Nephrosis and more.

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Azithromycin

Azithromycin has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Azithromycin 19,310 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, nephrotic syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis c, preventive health care (latest reports from 6,977 Nephrosis patients).

On Nov, 27, 2016

17,415 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin.
Among them, 12 people (0.07%) have Nephrosis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Azithromycin cause Nephrosis?

Gender of people who have Nephrosis when taking Azithromycin *:

  • female: 45.45 %
  • male: 54.55 %

Age of people who have Nephrosis when taking Azithromycin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 27.27 %
  • 10-19: 9.09 %
  • 20-29: 36.36 %
  • 30-39: 18.18 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 9.09 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tacrolimus (6 people, 50.00%)
  • Lantus (5 people, 41.67%)
  • Simvastatin (4 people, 33.33%)
  • Prednisolone (4 people, 33.33%)
  • Adalat (4 people, 33.33%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Pseudomonas Infection (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Hypovitaminosis (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Diabetes (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Bronchitis (2 people, 16.67%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Renal Failure Chronic (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Proteinuria Present (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Blood Albumin Decreased (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Pain (1 person, 8.33%)
  • Heart Injury (1 person, 8.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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