Azithromycin and Serum sickness - from FDA reports


Summary

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. This review analyzes which people have Serum sickness with Azithromycin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 17,288 people who have side effects when taking Azithromycin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 22, 2017

17,288 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin.
Among them, 13 people (0.08%) have Serum sickness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Azithromycin cause Serum sickness?

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%)
  • Gastroesophageal 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%)
  • Colecalciferol (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%)
  • Feeling Abnormal (6 people, 46.15%)
  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (6 people, 46.15%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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