Could Zithromax cause Gout - from FDA reports
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 24,485 people who have side effects while taking Zithromax from FDA. Among them, 44 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 Zithromax 25,299 users)
Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, gout, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 22,860 Gout patients).
On Nov, 28, 2016
24,485 people reported to have side effects when taking Zithromax.
Among them, 44 people (0.18%) have Gout
Number of reports submitted per year:
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 of Gout **:
- least: 0.0 %
- moderate: 0.0 %
- severe: 100 %
- most severe: 0.0 %
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%)
Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Zithromax, learn more )
Potential co-existing conditions
- Arthritis (8 people, 18.18%)
- Infection (7 people, 15.91%)
- High Blood Pressure (7 people, 15.91%)
- Chest Pain (5 people, 11.36%)
- Pain (4 people, 9.09%)
Potential co-existing symptoms
- Cardiac Failure Congestive (16 people, 36.36%)
- Pneumonia (15 people, 34.09%)
- High Blood Pressure (15 people, 34.09%)
- Chest Pain (13 people, 29.55%)
- Weakness (11 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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