Review: could Zithromax cause Gout?


Summary

Gout 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 Vioxx, and have Arthritis . We study 24,085 people who have side effects while taking Zithromax from FDA and social media. Among them, 44 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 bronchitis. (latest outcomes from Zithromax 24,899 users)

Gout

Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, renal failure acute, drug ineffective, weakness (latest reports from 22,015 Gout patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

24,085 people reported to have side effects when taking Zithromax.
Among them, 44 people (0.18%) have Gout


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zithromax cause Gout?

Time on Zithromax when people have Gout *:

  • < 1 month: 85.71 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Gout when taking Zithromax *:

  • female: 53.49 %
  • male: 46.51 %

Age of people who have Gout when taking Zithromax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.56 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 5.13 %
  • 40-49: 17.95 %
  • 50-59: 30.77 %
  • 60+: 43.59 %

Severity if Gout when taking Zithromax **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Gout **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Arthritis (8 people, 18.18%)
  • Infection (7 people, 15.91%)
  • Hypertension (7 people, 15.91%)
  • Chest Discomfort (5 people, 11.36%)
  • Fluid Retention (4 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (13 people, 29.55%)
  • Lipitor (10 people, 22.73%)
  • Aspirin (10 people, 22.73%)
  • Levaquin (9 people, 20.45%)
  • Digoxin (9 people, 20.45%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (16 people, 36.36%)
  • Pneumonia (15 people, 34.09%)
  • Hypertension (14 people, 31.82%)
  • Chest Pain (12 people, 27.27%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (11 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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