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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 20,775 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

Zithromax has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Zithromax 21,402 users)

Gout

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 Gout 12,602 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 20,774 people reported to have side effects when taking Zithromax. Among them, 35 people (0.17%) have Gout.

Trend of Gout in Zithromax reports

Time on Zithromax when people have Gout * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Gout85.71%0.00%0.00%0.00%14.29%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Gout when taking Zithromax * :

FemaleMale
Gout45.71%54.29%

Age of people who have Gout when taking Zithromax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gout0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%6.25%18.75%34.38%40.62%

Severity of Gout when taking Zithromax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Gout0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Gout ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Gout0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Infection (7 people, 20.00%)
  2. Arthritis (6 people, 17.14%)
  3. Chest discomfort (5 people, 14.29%)
  4. Insomnia (5 people, 14.29%)
  5. Hypertension (4 people, 11.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vioxx (12 people, 34.29%)
  2. Aspirin (10 people, 28.57%)
  3. Digoxin (9 people, 25.71%)
  4. Lipitor (9 people, 25.71%)
  5. Levaquin (9 people, 25.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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