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Review: could Azithromycin cause Thyroid diseases?

Summary: Thyroid diseases could be caused by Azithromycin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take Zometa, and have Neoplasm malignant.

We study 10,898 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 (latest outcomes from 12,294 users) has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis.

Thyroid diseases

Thyroid diseases (latest reports from 48,639 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, hypothyroidism.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 10,896 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin. Among them, 35 people (0.32%) have Thyroid Diseases. They amount to 0.07% of all the 48,672 people who have Thyroid Diseases on eHealthMe.

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. Fentanyl (11 people, 31.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • one dose of Azithromycin taken and my eyes felt weird; stiff, gritty, gone by the next day. Haven't taken any more since

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  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • After 7 weeks on azithromycin 500mg IV daily, with pre-existing tinnitus, developed sudden hearing loss left ear. IV zithromax discontinued 3 days later. 4 days after Azithromycin discontinued, experienced vertigo; diagnosed with Meniere's disease.

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  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • I have so many side effects that chronic fatigue seems simplistic. Almost every cell in my body has been damaged. I have seen over 20 doctors since my cascade of symptoms started (13years ago). They all play dumb, tell me my problem is not in their specialty, or offer me antidepressants. Yet when I look up actual research, I see that most of the pieces of the physiology of my syndrome have been known for years (some for decades).

    I also note that on this web site, there is no way to report a high number of side effects or simplify them as mitochondrial damage.

    I believe it is the intent of this web site, the AMA, drug companies, and most doctors to deliberately avoid "knowing" about the holocaust of poisoning that is occurring in the name of heath care.

    The logarithmical explosion of cancer, obesity, depression, allergies, auto-immune diseases, "rare genetic diseases," and diabetes (to name just a few) matches exactly the explosion of pharmaceutical consumption.

    It would be appropriate to apply the scientific method instead of the profit motive to further human health.

    Reply

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