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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 10,953 people who have side effects while taking Azithromycin from FDA and social media. Among them, 35 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 sinusitis. (latest outcomes from 12,361 Azithromycin users)

Thyroid diseases

Thyroid diseases has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, hypothyroidism. (latest reports from 17,572 Thyroid diseases patients)

On May, 12, 2015: 10,953 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin. Among them, 35 people (0.32%) have Thyroid Diseases.

Trend of Thyroid diseases in Azithromycin reports

Time on Azithromycin when people have Thyroid diseases * :

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

FemaleMale
Thyroid diseases88.57%11.43%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Thyroid diseases0.00%0.00%5.00%0.00%5.00%20.00%0.00%70.00%

Severity of Thyroid diseases when taking Azithromycin ** :

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How people recovered from Thyroid diseases ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Neoplasm malignant (4 people, 11.43%)
  2. Irritable bowel syndrome (2 people, 5.71%)
  3. Nasopharyngitis (2 people, 5.71%)
  4. Hypothyroidism (1 people, 2.86%)
  5. Heart rate irregular (1 people, 2.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (21 people, 60.00%)
  2. Metronidazole (18 people, 51.43%)
  3. Synthroid (14 people, 40.00%)
  4. Fluconazole (12 people, 34.29%)
  5. Ambien (11 people, 31.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Suzi2007 on Apr, 11, 2015:

    F/54/Caucasion. Had yearly physical in 8/1/2000 - thyroid numbers good. Went on Wellbutrin to aid in smoking cessation. By 9/1/2000 - my thyroid had crashed - Hashimoto's was diagnosed and I have never been the same. I saved that bloodwork - before and after. As a former medical school student - I absolutely know there is a connection.

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