Review: could Zithromax cause Drowsiness?
Summary: Drowsiness is found among people who take Zithromax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 20,775 people who have side effects while taking Zithromax from FDA and social media. Among them, 222 have Drowsiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Drowsiness and more.
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Zithromax has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from 21,403 Zithromax users)
Drowsiness has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 69,852 Drowsiness patients)
On Jan, 29, 2015: 20,775 people reported to have side effects when taking Zithromax. Among them, 222 people (1.07%) have Drowsiness.
Time on Zithromax when people have Drowsiness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Zithromax * :
Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Zithromax * :
Severity of Drowsiness when taking Zithromax ** :
How people recovered from Drowsiness ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (28 people, 12.61%)
- Pain (19 people, 8.56%)
- Trismus (15 people, 6.76%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (13 people, 5.86%)
- Migraine (10 people, 4.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (52 people, 23.42%)
- Neurontin (48 people, 21.62%)
- Reglan (47 people, 21.17%)
- Protonix (45 people, 20.27%)
- Aspirin (45 people, 20.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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