Azithromycin and Thyroid diseases - from FDA reports


Thyroid diseases is found among people who take Azithromycin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Zometa, and have Neoplasm malignant. This review analyzes which people have Thyroid diseases with Azithromycin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 17,267 people who have side effects when taking Azithromycin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 30, 2017

17,267 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin.
Among them, 39 people (0.23%) have Thyroid Diseases

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Could Azithromycin cause Thyroid diseases?

Gender of people who have Thyroid Diseases when taking Azithromycin *:

  • female: 82.05 %
  • male: 17.95 %

Age of people who have Thyroid Diseases when taking Azithromycin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 6.67 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 3.33 %
  • 40-49: 10.0 %
  • 50-59: 6.67 %
  • 60+: 73.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Neoplasm Malignant (5 people, 12.82%)
  • Pain (3 people, 7.69%)
  • Nausea (3 people, 7.69%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (2 people, 5.13%)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (2 people, 5.13%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (25 people, 64.10%)
  • Metronidazole (22 people, 56.41%)
  • Synthroid (16 people, 41.03%)
  • Lisinopril (14 people, 35.90%)
  • Fluconazole (14 people, 35.90%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (28 people, 71.79%)
  • Pain (26 people, 66.67%)
  • Injury (25 people, 64.10%)
  • Back Pain (24 people, 61.54%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (21 people, 53.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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