Review: could Zithromax cause Kidney Infection (pyelonephritis)?


Kidney infection (pyelonephritis) is found among people who take Zithromax, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Cipro, and have Depression . We study 20,598 people who have side effects while taking Zithromax from FDA and social media. Among them, 25 have Kidney infection (pyelonephritis). Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney infection (pyelonephritis) and more.

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Zithromax has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in bronchitis. (latest outcomes from Zithromax 21,201 users)

Kidney Infection (pyelonephritis)

Kidney infection (pyelonephritis) (a kidney infection) has been reported by people with muscle aches, hypotension, rashes, thrombocytopenia, breathing difficulty (latest reports from 3,666 Kidney infection (pyelonephritis) patients).

On Jul, 22, 2016

20,598 people reported to have side effects when taking Zithromax.
Among them, 25 people (0.12%) have Kidney Infection (pyelonephritis)

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zithromax cause Kidney infection (pyelonephritis)?

Time on Zithromax when people have Kidney Infection (pyelonephritis) *:

  • < 1 month: 75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Kidney Infection (pyelonephritis) when taking Zithromax *:

  • female: 80 %
  • male: 20 %

Age of people who have Kidney Infection (pyelonephritis) when taking Zithromax *:

  • 0-1: 15 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 15 %
  • 30-39: 65 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (14 people)
  • Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (10 people)
  • Pyelonephritis (10 people)
  • Bronchitis (10 people)
  • Acne (10 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vicodin (13 people)
  • Paxil (13 people)
  • Effexor (13 people)
  • Cipro (13 people)
  • Klonopin (11 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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