Azithromycin and Serum sickness - from FDA reports
Serum sickness is found among people who take Azithromycin, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Acetaminophen, and have Staphylococcal infection . We study 17,210 people who have side effects while taking Azithromycin from FDA. Among them, 13 have Serum sickness. Find out below who they are, when they have Serum sickness and more.
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Azithromycin has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Azithromycin 19,332 users)
Serum sickness (hypersensitivity reaction that results from the injection of heterologous or foreign protein or serum) has been reported by people with crohn's disease, preventive health care, immunodeficiency disorders, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 2,389 Serum sickness patients).
On Feb, 04, 2017
17,210 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin.
Among them, 13 people (0.08%) have Serum Sickness
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Azithromycin when people have Serum Sickness *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Serum Sickness when taking Azithromycin *:
- female: 84.62 %
- male: 15.38 %
Age of people who have Serum Sickness when taking Azithromycin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 8.33 %
- 10-19: 50.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 25.0 %
- 40-49: 0.0 %
- 50-59: 16.67 %
- 60+: 0.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Staphylococcal Infection (5 people, 38.46%)
- Immunodeficiency Common Variable (2 people, 15.38%)
- Hypogammaglobulinaemia (2 people, 15.38%)
- Pain (1 person, 7.69%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (1 person, 7.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Tobramycin (6 people, 46.15%)
- Taurine (6 people, 46.15%)
- Phytonadione (6 people, 46.15%)
- Omeprazole (6 people, 46.15%)
- Acetaminophen (6 people, 46.15%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Malaise (9 people, 69.23%)
- Fever (9 people, 69.23%)
- Renal Impairment (6 people, 46.15%)
- Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (6 people, 46.15%)
- Aphagia (6 people, 46.15%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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