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Review: could Azithromycin cause Upset stomach (Nausea and vomiting)?

Summary: Upset stomach is found among people who take Azithromycin, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Birth control.

We study 10,942 people who have side effects while taking Azithromycin from FDA and social media. Among them, 196 have Upset stomach. Find out below who they are, when they have Upset stomach and more.

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Azithromycin

Azithromycin has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from 12,351 Azithromycin users)

Upset stomach

Upset stomach has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, type 2 diabetes, depression, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 142,444 Upset stomach patients)

On Jan, 1, 2015: 10,940 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin. Among them, 693 people (6.33%) have Upset Stomach.

Trend of Upset stomach in Azithromycin reports

Time on Azithromycin when people have Upset stomach * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Upset stomach86.11%2.08%3.47%4.17%0.69%1.39%2.08%

Gender of people who have Upset stomach when taking Azithromycin * :

FemaleMale
Upset stomach67.79%32.21%

Age of people who have Upset stomach when taking Azithromycin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Upset stomach0.30%4.57%12.33%22.53%9.44%19.03%10.81%21.00%

Severity of Upset stomach when taking Azithromycin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Upset stomach60.00%30.00%10.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Upset stomach ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Upset stomach25.00%0.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (79 people, 11.40%)
  2. Pain (72 people, 10.39%)
  3. Hiv infection (66 people, 9.52%)
  4. Depression (45 people, 6.49%)
  5. Anxiety (33 people, 4.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (124 people, 17.89%)
  2. Albuterol (114 people, 16.45%)
  3. Yaz (108 people, 15.58%)
  4. Prednisone (107 people, 15.44%)
  5. Ibuprofen (101 people, 14.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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