Review: could Azithromycin cause Upset stomach?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
Severity ratings: 1.4/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 10,747 people who take Azithromycin. Among them, 691 have Upset stomach. See who they are, when they have Upset stomach and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Azithromycin (latest outcomes from 12,279 users) has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis, infection. Commonly reported side effects of Azithromycin include pain, pain exacerbated, anxiety aggravated, nausea aggravated, nausea.
Upset stomach (latest reports from 872,235 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture, acupuncture and pain, type 2 diabetes.
On Feb, 26, 2014: 10,157 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin. Among them, 662 people (6.52%) 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%)
- Depression (45 people, 6.80%)
- Anxiety (33 people, 4.98%)
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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