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Review: could Zithromax cause Muscle pain (Muscle aches)?

Summary: Muscle pain is found among people who take Zithromax, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain.

We study 20,774 people who have side effects while taking Zithromax from FDA and social media. Among them, 436 have Muscle pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle pain and more.

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Zithromax

Zithromax (latest outcomes from 21,401 users) has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis.

Muscle pain

Muscle pain (muscle pain) (latest reports from 506,520 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.

On Oct, 31, 2014: 20,774 people reported to have side effects when taking Zithromax. Among them, 436 people (2.10%) have Muscle Pain.

Trend of Muscle pain in Zithromax reports

Time on Zithromax when people have Muscle pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle pain94.55%0.00%3.64%0.00%1.82%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Muscle pain when taking Zithromax * :

FemaleMale
Muscle pain67.49%32.51%

Age of people who have Muscle pain when taking Zithromax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle pain0.00%2.24%7.98%6.23%12.22%29.43%15.46%26.43%

Severity of Muscle pain when taking Zithromax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle pain0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Muscle pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle pain100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (44 people, 10.09%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (42 people, 9.63%)
  3. Osteoporosis (31 people, 7.11%)
  4. Acne (24 people, 5.50%)
  5. Eczema (23 people, 5.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (141 people, 32.34%)
  2. Levaquin (99 people, 22.71%)
  3. Aredia (99 people, 22.71%)
  4. Aspirin (93 people, 21.33%)
  5. Allegra (87 people, 19.95%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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