Review: Upset stomach in Azithromycin
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 8, 2013)
Severity ratings: 1.4/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Upset stomach (Nausea and vomiting) by studying 10,132 people who take Azithromycin. We analyze: the time on Azithromycin when people have Upset stomach, gender and age of these people, the severity of Upset stomach, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Azithromycin. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Azithromycin (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis, infection. Commonly reported side effects of Azithromycin include pain exacerbated, pain, pain prophylaxis, nausea aggravated, nausea.
Upset stomach has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, type 2 diabetes, depression, multiple sclerosis.
On Nov, 23, 2013: 10,118 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin. Among them, 662 people (6.54%) have Upset Stomach.
Time on Azithromycin when people have Upset stomach * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Upset stomach||85.51%||2.17%||3.62%||4.35%||0.72%||1.45%||2.17% |
Gender of people who have Upset stomach when taking Azithromycin * :
|Upset stomach||67.23%||32.77% |
Age of people who have Upset stomach when taking Azithromycin * :
|Upset stomach||0.32%||4.14%||12.74%||21.97%||9.55%||19.27%||10.67%||21.34% |
Severity of Upset stomach when taking Azithromycin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Upset stomach||62.50%||37.50%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Upset stomach ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Upset stomach||33.33%||0.00%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (78 people, 11.78%)
- Pain (70 people, 10.57%)
- Hiv infection (66 people, 9.97%)
- Product used for unknown indication (50 people, 7.55%)
- Depression (45 people, 6.80%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (121 people, 18.28%)
- Albuterol (111 people, 16.77%)
- Prednisone (105 people, 15.86%)
- Yaz (104 people, 15.71%)
- Ibuprofen (99 people, 14.95%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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