Review: could Azithromycin cause Thyroid Diseases?


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 . We study 17,408 people who have side effects while taking Azithromycin from FDA and social media. Among them, 39 have Thyroid diseases. Find out below who they are, when they have Thyroid diseases and more.

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Azithromycin has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Azithromycin 19,299 users)

Thyroid Diseases

Thyroid diseases has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, hypothyroidism (latest reports from 31,281 Thyroid diseases patients).

On Oct, 21, 2016

17,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin.
Among them, 39 people (0.22%) have Thyroid Diseases

Number of reports submitted per year:

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%)
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (2 people, 5.13%)
  • Constipation (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 *:

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

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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