Review: could Zithromax cause Gout?
Summary: Gout is found among people who take Zithromax, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Vioxx, and have Infection.
We study 20,777 people who have side effects while taking Zithromax from FDA and social media. Among them, 35 have Gout. Find out below who they are, when they have Gout and more.
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Zithromax has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from 21,404 Zithromax users)
Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain, diabetes. (latest reports from 13,678 Gout patients)
On Apr, 1, 2015: 20,777 people reported to have side effects when taking Zithromax. Among them, 35 people (0.17%) have Gout.
Time on Zithromax when people have Gout * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Gout when taking Zithromax * :
Age of people who have Gout when taking Zithromax * :
Severity of Gout when taking Zithromax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Gout ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Infection (7 people, 20.00%)
- Arthritis (6 people, 17.14%)
- Chest discomfort (5 people, 14.29%)
- Insomnia (5 people, 14.29%)
- Hypertension (4 people, 11.43%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vioxx (12 people, 34.29%)
- Aspirin (10 people, 28.57%)
- Digoxin (9 people, 25.71%)
- Lipitor (9 people, 25.71%)
- Levaquin (9 people, 25.71%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Azithromycin, Methylprednisolone for a 52-year old woman with Upper Respiratory Tract Infection, Upper Respiratory Tract Inflammation. The patient has High Blood Pressure, Back Pain - Low, Diarrhea Associated With Medications, Insomnia, Headache - Migraine Without Aura
- A study of side effects of Amlodipine Besylate for a 75-year old woman with High Blood Pressure. The patient has Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body)
- A study of drug interactions between Paracetamol, Azithromycin for a 35-year old man with Fever, Upper Respiratory Tract Infection. The patient has Ear Infection
- A study of side effects of Azithromycin for a 35-year old man with Pneumonia. The patient has Cough
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