Review: could Azithromycin cause Nephrosis?


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 17,408 people who have side effects while taking Azithromycin from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Nephrosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Nephrosis and more.

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Azithromycin has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Azithromycin 19,299 users)


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 Oct, 22, 2016

17,408 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 conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Sinusitis (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Pseudomonas Infection (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Pancreatic Insufficiency (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Infective Pulmonary Exacerbation Of Cystic Fibrosis (2 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

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

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Renal Failure Chronic (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Proteinuria Present (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Blood Albumin Decreased (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Weight Increased (1 person, 8.33%)
  • Emotional Distress (1 person, 8.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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