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Zithromax (Azithromycin) - Pneumonia - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Pneumonia (19)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Zithromax (Azithromycin) where reactions include pneumonia. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

Possible Zithromax side effects in

Reported by a pharmacist from Japan on 2012-08-20

Patient:

Reactions: Pneumonia, Drug Ineffective

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zithromax



Possible Zithromax side effects in 18 year old female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-14

Patient: 18 year old female, weighing 69.3 kg (152.6 pounds)

Reactions: Pneumonia, Respiratory Disorder, Urinary Tract Infection, Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lamictal
    Dosage: 50 mg, extended tab
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Bipolar Disorder
    Start date: 2012-02-23
    End date: 2012-03-08

Lamictal
    Indication: Bipolar I Disorder

Lamictal
    Indication: Anger

Zithromax
    Dosage: 250 mg, daily (2 on 1st day and once daily for 4 days): duration of treatment: 5 days
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Sinusitis
    Start date: 2012-03-07
    End date: 2012-03-09

Naproxen
    Dosage: 500 mg, as needed
    Indication: Ligament Sprain
    Start date: 2012-02-22

Other drugs received by patient: Flexeril



Possible Zithromax side effects in 18 year old female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-14

Patient: 18 year old female, weighing 69.3 kg (152.6 pounds)

Reactions: Pneumonia, Respiratory Disorder, Urinary Tract Infection, Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Naproxen
    Dosage: 500 mg, as needed
    Indication: Ligament Sprain
    Start date: 2012-02-22

Zithromax
    Dosage: 250 mg, daily (2 on 1st day and once daily for 4 days): duration of treatment: 5 days
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Sinusitis
    Start date: 2012-03-07
    End date: 2012-03-09

Lamictal
    Indication: Anger

Lamictal
    Indication: Bipolar I Disorder

Lamictal
    Dosage: 50 mg, extended tab
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Bipolar Disorder
    Start date: 2012-02-23
    End date: 2012-03-08

Other drugs received by patient: Flexeril



Possible Zithromax side effects in 82 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from Japan on 2012-08-13

Patient: 82 year old male

Reactions: Pneumonia, Blood Potassium Increased

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zithromax



Possible Zithromax side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-30

Patient: female, weighing 69.3 kg (152.6 pounds)

Reactions: Respiratory Disorder, Pneumonia, Urinary Tract Infection, Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis, Rash

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lamictal
    Dosage: 50 mg, extended tab
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Bipolar Disorder
    Start date: 2012-02-23
    End date: 2012-03-08

Naproxen
    Dosage: 500 mg, as needed
    Indication: Ligament Sprain
    Start date: 2012-02-22

Zithromax
    Dosage: 250 mg, daily (2 on 1st day and once daily for 4 days): duration of treatment: 5 days
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Sinusitis
    Start date: 2012-03-07
    End date: 2012-03-09

Lamictal
    Indication: Anger

Lamictal
    Indication: Bipolar I Disorder

Other drugs received by patient: Flexeril



Possible Zithromax side effects in

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-07-23

Patient:

Reactions: Flushing, Pruritus, Pneumonia, Fungal Infection, Heart Rate Abnormal

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Epoprostenol Sodium
    Dosage: 38.3 ng/kg, per min
    Indication: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
    Start date: 2012-04-18

Zithromax

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Letairis; Coumadin; Plavix



Possible Zithromax side effects in female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-07-13

Patient: female, weighing 69.3 kg (152.6 pounds)

Reactions: Respiratory Disorder, Pneumonia, Urinary Tract Infection, Mouth Ulceration, Rash Erythematous, Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis, Rash Pruritic

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lamictal
    Indication: Anger

Lamictal
    Indication: Bipolar I Disorder

Naproxen
    Dosage: 500 mg, as needed
    Indication: Ligament Sprain
    Start date: 2012-02-22

Zithromax
    Dosage: 250 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-03-07
    End date: 2012-03-10

Lamictal
    Dosage: 50 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Bipolar Disorder
    Start date: 2012-02-23
    End date: 2012-03-08

Other drugs received by patient: Flexeril



Possible Zithromax side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-06-06

Patient: male

Reactions: Pneumonia

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zithromax



Possible Zithromax side effects in 58 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-05-09

Patient: 58 year old male, weighing 106.6 kg (234.5 pounds)

Reactions: Respiratory Disorder, Pneumonia, Lung Disorder, Chills

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zithromax
    Indication: Chills

Gabapentin
    Dosage: 300 mg, tid
    Indication: Anxiety
    Start date: 2009-01-01

Antibiotics
    Indication: Chills

Ciprofloxacin HCL
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Chills

Other drugs received by patient: Prilosec



Possible Zithromax side effects in 58 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-05-03

Patient: 58 year old male, weighing 106.6 kg (234.5 pounds)

Reactions: Pneumonia, Lung Disorder, Respiratory Disorder, Chills

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zithromax
    Indication: Chills

Ciprofloxacin HCL
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Chills

Gabapentin
    Dosage: 300 mg, tid
    Indication: Anxiety
    Start date: 2009-01-01

Antibiotics
    Indication: Chills

Other drugs received by patient: Prilosec



Possible Zithromax side effects in 18 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-04-26

Patient: 18 year old female, weighing 69.5 kg (152.9 pounds)

Reactions: Respiratory Disorder, Pneumonia, Rash Erythematous, Urinary Tract Infection, Mouth Ulceration, Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis, Rash, Rash Pruritic

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zithromax
    Dosage: 250mg per day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-03-07
    End date: 2012-03-10

Lamictal
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Bipolar Disorder
    Start date: 2012-02-23
    End date: 2012-03-08

Naproxen
    Dosage: 500mg as required
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Ligament Sprain
    Start date: 2012-02-22

Other drugs received by patient: Flexeril



Possible Zithromax side effects in 58 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-04-09

Patient: 58 year old male, weighing 107.0 kg (235.4 pounds)

Reactions: Pneumonia, Respiratory Disorder, Drug Ineffective, Chills, Pulmonary Oedema, Pulmonary Mass, Body Temperature Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ciprofloxacin HCL
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Chills

Zithromax
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Chills

Gabapentin
    Dosage: 300 mg, 3x/day
    Indication: Anxiety
    Start date: 2009-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Prilosec



Possible Zithromax side effects in 68 year old female

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-04-04

Patient: 68 year old female, weighing 40.0 kg (88.0 pounds)

Reactions: Pneumonia, Drug Ineffective

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zithromax
    Indication: Pertussis

Zithromax
    Dosage: 500 mg a day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Pneumonia
    Start date: 2012-03-05
    End date: 2012-03-07



Possible Zithromax side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-03-09

Patient: female

Reactions: Pneumonia, Chest Discomfort, Orthostatic Hypotension, Muscular Weakness, Fatigue, Dizziness, Feeling Abnormal, Asthenia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zithromax
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Upper Respiratory Tract Infection
    Start date: 2012-02-25

Avelox
    Dosage: 400 mg, qd
    Indication: Pneumonia
    Start date: 2012-02-26
    End date: 2012-02-29

Avelox
    Dosage: 0.5 tablet per day
    Start date: 2012-03-01

Avelox
    Dosage: 400 mg daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Urinary Tract Infection
    Start date: 2012-02-23
    End date: 2012-02-24

Other drugs received by patient: Vitamin D; Premarin; Levothyroxine Sodium



Possible Zithromax side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-03-01

Patient: female, weighing 60.0 kg (132.0 pounds)

Reactions: Blood Cholesterol Abnormal, Pneumonia, Nasopharyngitis, Drug Ineffective, Blood Cholesterol Increased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: 40 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: LOW Density Lipoprotein Abnormal
    Start date: 2011-03-17

Lipitor
    Indication: Hyperlipidaemia

Zithromax
    Dosage: 2 tablets of unk dose on first day and second day at one tablet of unk dose daily for 4 days
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Pneumonia
    Start date: 2012-01-01
    End date: 2012-01-01

Lipitor
    Dosage: 40 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Other drugs received by patient: Fish OIL; Coenzyme Q10; Norvasc; Cortef; Zoloft; Ambien; Xanax; Calcium; Aldactazide; Vitamin E; Ascorbic Acid; Vitamin D; Altace; Aspirin



Possible Zithromax side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-01-27

Patient: female, weighing 49.9 kg (109.9 pounds)

Reactions: Fatigue, Pneumonia, Psoriasis

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zithromax
    Dosage: 250 mg daily
    Start date: 2011-01-01
    End date: 2011-01-01

Humira
    Dosage: drug held for 2 weeks
    Indication: Crohn's Disease
    Start date: 2010-01-01

Zithromax
    Indication: Pneumonia
    Start date: 2011-01-01
    End date: 2011-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Asacol



Possible Zithromax side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-01-18

Patient: female, weighing 60.8 kg (133.7 pounds)

Reactions: Blood Cholesterol Abnormal, Nasopharyngitis, Pneumonia, Drug Ineffective, Blood Cholesterol Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: 40 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol Increased

Lipitor
    Dosage: 40 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: LOW Density Lipoprotein Abnormal

Zithromax
    Dosage: 2 tablets of unk dose on first day and second day at one tablet of unk dose daily for 4 days
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Pneumonia
    Start date: 2012-01-01
    End date: 2012-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Altace; Vitamin D; Calcium; Fish OIL; Aldactazide; Acetylsalicylic Acid; Norvasc; Vitamin E; Coenzyme Q10; Xanax; Vitamin C



Possible Zithromax side effects in 6 year old

Reported by a pharmacist from Japan on 2011-11-02

Patient: 6 year old

Reactions: Pneumonia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zithromax



Possible Zithromax side effects in 88 year old female

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2011-10-13

Patient: 88 year old female, weighing 54.0 kg (118.8 pounds)

Reactions: Pneumonia, Diarrhoea, Accidental Overdose

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ceftriaxone Sodium
    Dosage: 1 g, 1x/day
    Indication: Interstitial Lung Disease
    Start date: 2011-08-29
    End date: 2011-08-30

Zithromax
    Dosage: 2 g, single
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Interstitial Lung Disease
    Start date: 2011-08-29
    End date: 2011-08-30

Other drugs received by patient: Methylprednisolone Sodium Succinate; Meropenem; Elaspol

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