Review: could Azithromycin cause Tendon rupture?
We study 10,923 people who have side effects while taking Azithromycin from FDA and social media. Among them, 32 have Tendon rupture. Find out below who they are, when they have Tendon rupture and more.
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Azithromycin (latest outcomes from 12,324 users) has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis.
Tendon rupture (tear of tendon) (latest reports from 35,028 patients) has been reported by people with sinusitis, bronchitis, urinary tract infection, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Sep, 12, 2014: 10,923 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin. Among them, 32 people (0.29%) have Tendon Rupture.
Time on Azithromycin when people have Tendon rupture * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Tendon rupture||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Tendon rupture when taking Azithromycin * :
|Tendon rupture||40.48%||59.52% |
Age of people who have Tendon rupture when taking Azithromycin * :
|Tendon rupture||0.00%||0.00%||7.14%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||35.71%||57.14% |
Severity of Tendon rupture when taking Azithromycin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Tendon rupture||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Tendon rupture ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Neoplasm malignant (20 people, 62.50%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (8 people, 25.00%)
- Allergic sinusitis (6 people, 18.75%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (6 people, 18.75%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (6 people, 18.75%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zestril (28 people, 87.50%)
- Albuterol (24 people, 75.00%)
- Lisinopril (22 people, 68.75%)
- Percocet (21 people, 65.62%)
- Casodex (20 people, 62.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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