Review: could Azithromycin cause Thyroid Diseases?


Summary

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 10,549 people who have side effects while taking Azithromycin from FDA and social media. Among them, 28 have Thyroid diseases. Find out below who they are, when they have Thyroid diseases and more.

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Azithromycin

Azithromycin has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in pneumonia. (latest outcomes from Azithromycin 11,980 users)

Thyroid Diseases

Thyroid diseases has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, insomnia, malaise (latest reports from 16,267 Thyroid diseases patients).

On Jul, 29, 2016

10,549 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin.
Among them, 28 people (0.27%) 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: 85.71 %
  • male: 14.29 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 5.26 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 5.26 %
  • 40-49: 15.79 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 73.68 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Neoplasm Malignant (4 people)
  • Nasopharyngitis (2 people)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (2 people)
  • Urinary Incontinence (1 person)
  • Sleep Disorder Therapy (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (21 people)
  • Metronidazole (18 people)
  • Synthroid (14 people)
  • Fluconazole (12 people)
  • Ambien (11 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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