Review: could Zithromax cause Gout?
We study 20,764 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 (latest outcomes from 21,391 users) has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis.
Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) (latest reports from 57,459 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain, multiple myeloma.
On Jul, 13, 2014: 20,764 people reported to have side effects when taking Zithromax. Among them, 35 people (0.17%) have Gout. They amount to 0.06% of all the 57,447 people who have Gout on eHealthMe.
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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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Ray Pitts on Jun, 28, 2014:
I will add this increase in blood pressure was I think because of azithromycin .. I initially went in to the doctor because I think I have Valley Fever (I live in a dusty area of Arizona) and have 7 of 9 symptoms .. the doctor said no (not sure why) gave me a EKG and when it came back normal said she thought it would but the tranee nurse wanted it done .. still haven't been able to get a simple blood test which is how you check for valley fever .. Doctors are so pompous!!!
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