Azithromycin and Tendon rupture - from FDA reports
Tendon rupture 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 Zestril, and have Neoplasm malignant. This review analyzes which people have Tendon rupture 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 Oct, 20, 2017
17,288 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin.
Among them, 41 people (0.24%) have Tendon rupture
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Azithromycin when people have Tendon rupture *:
- < 1 month: 85.71 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Tendon rupture when taking Azithromycin *:
- female: 51.22 %
- male: 48.78 %
Age of people who have Tendon rupture when taking Azithromycin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 5 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 10 %
- 40-49: 15 %
- 50-59: 20 %
- 60+: 50 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Neoplasm Malignant (12 people, 29.27%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (8 people, 19.51%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (7 people, 17.07%)
- High Blood Pressure (6 people, 14.63%)
- Allergic Sinusitis (6 people, 14.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zestril (20 people, 48.78%)
- Albuterol (16 people, 39.02%)
- Lisinopril (15 people, 36.59%)
- Advair Diskus 100/50 (15 people, 36.59%)
- Percocet (14 people, 34.15%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (23 people, 56.10%)
- Joint Pain (20 people, 48.78%)
- Breathing Difficulty (16 people, 39.02%)
- Rotator Cuff Syndrome (15 people, 36.59%)
- Injury (15 people, 36.59%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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