Review: could Azithromycin cause Rectal bleeding?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 19, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 10,747 people who take Azithromycin. Among them, 9 have Rectal bleeding. See who they are, when they have Rectal bleeding and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Azithromycin (latest outcomes from 12,279 users) has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis, infection. Commonly reported side effects of Azithromycin include pain, pain exacerbated, anxiety aggravated, nausea aggravated, nausea.
Rectal bleeding (bleeding from rectum) (latest reports from 9,936 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety, gastroesophageal reflux disease.
On Feb, 19, 2014: 10,157 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin. Among them, 9 people (0.09%) have Rectal Bleeding.
Time on Azithromycin when people have Rectal bleeding * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Rectal bleeding||66.67%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Rectal bleeding when taking Azithromycin * :
|Rectal bleeding||33.33%||66.67% |
Age of people who have Rectal bleeding when taking Azithromycin * :
|Rectal bleeding||11.11%||0.00%||0.00%||11.11%||0.00%||11.11%||55.56%||11.11% |
Severity of Rectal bleeding when taking Azithromycin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Rectal bleeding||0.00%||33.33%||33.33%||33.33% |
How people recovered from Rectal bleeding ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Rectal bleeding||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Sinusitis acute (1 people, 11.11%)
- Exposure to communicable disease (1 people, 11.11%)
- Respiratory tract infection (1 people, 11.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Hydroxyurea (1 people, 11.11%)
- Ritonavir (1 people, 11.11%)
- Stavudine (1 people, 11.11%)
- Cotrim (1 people, 11.11%)
- Warfarin sodium (1 people, 11.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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