Azithromycin and Ringing in the ears - from FDA reports


Summary

Ringing in the ears 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 Atenolol, and have Sinusitis . We study 17,210 people who have side effects while taking Azithromycin from FDA. Among them, 145 have Ringing in the ears. Find out below who they are, when they have Ringing in the ears and more.

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Azithromycin

Azithromycin has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Azithromycin 19,328 users)

Ringing In The Ears

Ringing in the ears has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis (latest reports from 28,280 Ringing in the ears patients).

On Jan, 21, 2017

17,210 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin.
Among them, 145 people (0.84%) have Ringing In The Ears


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Azithromycin cause Ringing in the ears?

Time on Azithromycin when people have Ringing In The Ears *:

  • < 1 month: 94 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Ringing In The Ears when taking Azithromycin *:

  • female: 68.53 %
  • male: 31.47 %

Age of people who have Ringing In The Ears when taking Azithromycin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.88 %
  • 10-19: 8.77 %
  • 20-29: 4.39 %
  • 30-39: 9.65 %
  • 40-49: 12.28 %
  • 50-59: 25.44 %
  • 60+: 38.6 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Sinusitis (13 people, 8.97%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (9 people, 6.21%)
  • Bronchitis (8 people, 5.52%)
  • Breast Cancer (8 people, 5.52%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (7 people, 4.83%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Atenolol (15 people, 10.34%)
  • Zometa (13 people, 8.97%)
  • Zocor (12 people, 8.28%)
  • Furosemide (12 people, 8.28%)
  • Folic Acid (12 people, 8.28%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (54 people, 37.24%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (33 people, 22.76%)
  • Fatigue (32 people, 22.07%)
  • Nausea (27 people, 18.62%)
  • Hearing Loss (26 people, 17.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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