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Review: could Azithromycin cause Serum sickness?
We study 10,923 people who have side effects while taking Azithromycin from FDA and social media. Among them, 16 have Serum sickness. Find out below who they are, when they have Serum sickness and more.
Azithromycin (latest outcomes from 12,324 users) has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis.
Serum sickness (hypersensitivity reaction that results from the injection of heterologous or foreign protein or serum) (latest reports from 6,751 patients) has been reported by people with crohn's disease, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, premedication, kidney transplant.
On Sep, 12, 2014: 10,923 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin. Among them, 16 people (0.15%) have Serum Sickness.
Time on Azithromycin when people have Serum sickness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Serum sickness||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Serum sickness when taking Azithromycin * :
|Serum sickness||93.75%||6.25% |
Age of people who have Serum sickness when taking Azithromycin * :
|Serum sickness||0.00%||6.25%||75.00%||0.00%||18.75%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Serum sickness when taking Azithromycin ** :
How people recovered from Serum sickness ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Staphylococcal infection (5 people, 31.25%)
- Hypogammaglobulinaemia (5 people, 31.25%)
- Ear infection (1 people, 6.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Phytonadione (6 people, 37.50%)
- Tobramycin (6 people, 37.50%)
- Acetaminophen (6 people, 37.50%)
- Vitamin e (6 people, 37.50%)
- Targocid (6 people, 37.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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