Azithromycin Chills Side Effect Reports


The following Azithromycin Chills side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Chills, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Azithromycin or it might take time to develop.


Chills, Muscle Spasms, Dyskinesia

This Chills side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 38-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: lung disorder. The patient was prescribed Azithromycin (dosage: Unk, Alternate Day), which was started on 201309. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Azithromycin the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Chills
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Dyskinesia
These side effects may potentially be related to Azithromycin.
Tremor, Chills, Dyspnoea, Abdominal Pain, Nausea, Vomiting

This Chills Azithromycin side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Jun 14, 2013. A Female , 84 years of age, was treated with Azithromycin. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Tremor
  • Chills
  • Dyspnoea
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
. Azithromycin dosage: Unk. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Serum Sickness-like Reaction, Local Swelling, Chills, Pyrexia

This is a Azithromycin side effect report of a 3.-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: otitis media, who was treated with Azithromycin (dosage:100 Mg/5 Ml; 1 Tsp On Day 1, Then 1/2 Tsp Daily For 4 Days, start time: Mar 13, 2013), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Chills side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Serum Sickness-like Reaction
  • Local Swelling
  • Chills
  • Pyrexia
which developed after the beginning of treatment. The patient was hospitalized. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Azithromycin treatment in female patients suffering from otitis media, resulting in Chills.
Body Temperature Increased, Chills, Diarrhoea, Gastrointestinal Pain, Vomiting

A 12-year-old patient (weight: NA) from DE with the following symptoms: pneumonia mycoplasmal started Azithromycin treatment (dosage: Unk) on Sep 24, 2012. Soon after starting Azithromycin treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Body Temperature Increased
  • Chills
  • Diarrhoea
  • Gastrointestinal Pain
  • Vomiting
. Concurrently used drugs: NA.The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Azithromycin side effects, such as Chills.
Body Temperature Increased, Chills, Diarrhoea, Gastrointestinal Pain, Vomiting

A patient from DE was prescribed and started Azithromycin on Feb 14, 2013. Patient felt the following Azithromycin side effects: body temperature increased, chills, diarrhoea, gastrointestinal pain, vomiting Additional patient health information: male , child 12 years of age, weighting 83.78 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Azithromycin dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs: NA. The patient was hospitalized.
Liver Injury, Blood Alkaline Phosphatase Increased, Jaundice, Urinary Tract Infection, Cholestasis, Vomiting, Nausea, Chills, Malaise

This report suggests a potential Azithromycin Chills side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 43-year-old female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Azithromycin (dosage: NA) starting Nov 28, 2010. Soon after starting Azithromycin the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Liver Injury
  • Blood Alkaline Phosphatase Increased
  • Jaundice
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Cholestasis
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Chills
  • Malaise
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Trimethoprim + Sulfamethoxazole
Although Azithromycin demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Chills, may still occur.
Asthma, Oral Infection, Headache, Rash Pruritic, Hypersensitivity, Chills, Pyrexia

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Mar 06, 2012 by a Female taking Azithromycin (dosage: NA) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 155.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Azithromycin side effects: asthma, oral infection, headache, rash pruritic, hypersensitivity, chills, pyrexia. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Exjade (1500 Mg, Qd)
  • Alprazolam (0.5 Mg, Prn)
  • Advair Diskus 100/50
  • Exjade (1250 Mg, Qd)
  • Singulair
  • Ventolin
  • Exjade (500 Mg, Daily)
Asthma, Headache, Chills, Rash Pruritic, Oral Infection, Pyrexia

This Chills problem was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES. A female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): infection.On Nov 06, 2011 a consumer started treatment with Azithromycin (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Exjade (500 Mg, Daily)
  • Alprazolam (0.5 Mg, Prn)
  • Advair Diskus 100/50 (Prn)
  • Singulair (Prn)
  • Exjade (1500 Mg, Qd)
  • Ventolin (Prn)
When commencing Azithromycin, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Asthma
  • Headache
  • Chills
  • Rash Pruritic
  • Oral Infection
  • Pyrexia
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Chills, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Poor Venous Access, Pyrexia, Chills, Pathogen Resistance, Antibiotic Resistant Staphylococcus Test Positive, Thrombosis In Device, Corynebacterium Test Positive, Stevens-johnson Syndrome, Immobile

This is a Azithromycin side effect report of a 59-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from ITALY. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: bacteraemia and was treated with Azithromycin (dosage: NA) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Corticosteroids (corticosteroids)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Poor Venous Access
  • Pyrexia
  • Chills
  • Pathogen Resistance
  • Antibiotic Resistant Staphylococcus Test Positive
  • Thrombosis In Device
  • Corynebacterium Test Positive
  • Stevens-johnson Syndrome
  • Immobile
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Azithromycin could cause Chills and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Chills, Insomnia, Dysgeusia, Decreased Appetite, Vomiting, Anxiety

This Chills side effect was reported by a health professional from UNITED KINGDOM on Aug 22, 2011. A female patient from UNITED KINGDOM , 33 years of age, weighting 147.7 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Azithromycin. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Azithromycin side effects: chills, insomnia, dysgeusia, decreased appetite, vomiting, anxiety. Azithromycin dosage: NA. These side effects may potentially be related to Azithromycin.
Anxiety, Chills, Dysgeusia, Insomnia, Vomiting, Decreased Appetite

This Chills side effect was reported by a health professional from UNITED KINGDOM. A 33-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: infection prophylaxis. The patient was prescribed Azithromycin (dosage: 250 Mg, 4x/day), which was started on Jul 25, 2011. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Azithromycin the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Anxiety
  • Chills
  • Dysgeusia
  • Insomnia
  • Vomiting
  • Decreased Appetite
These side effects may potentially be related to Azithromycin.
Body Temperature Increased, Chills, Diarrhoea, Back Pain, Dehydration, Tremor

This Chills Azithromycin side effect was reported by a health professional from UNITED STATES on May 26, 2011. A Female , 50 years of age, weighting 135.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Azithromycin. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Body Temperature Increased
  • Chills
  • Diarrhoea
  • Back Pain
  • Dehydration
  • Tremor
. Azithromycin dosage: First Dose 500mg Once Po. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Abdominal Pain Upper, Diarrhoea, Feeling Abnormal, Nasopharyngitis, Chills, Malaise, Nausea

This is a Azithromycin side effect report of a female patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Azithromycin (dosage:250 Mg, 1x/day, start time: May 05, 2011), combined with:
  • Levoxyl (Unk)
  • Nexium (Unk)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Chills side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Abdominal Pain Upper
  • Diarrhoea
  • Feeling Abnormal
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Chills
  • Malaise
  • Nausea
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Azithromycin treatment in female patients suffering from NA, resulting in Chills.
Abdominal Pain, Chills, Conjunctival Haemorrhage, Conjunctival Hyperaemia, Nausea, Pyrexia

A 10-year-old patient (weight: NA) from CHINA with the following symptoms: bronchitis started Azithromycin treatment (dosage: Unk) on Jun 01, 2006. Soon after starting Azithromycin treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Chills
  • Conjunctival Haemorrhage
  • Conjunctival Hyperaemia
  • Nausea
  • Pyrexia
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Magnesium Sulfate (Unk)
  • Cephaloridine
  • Vitamins
This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Azithromycin side effects, such as Chills.
Babesiosis, Chills, Condition Aggravated, Granulocytopenia, Hypogammaglobulinaemia, Pyrexia, Treatment Failure

A patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Azithromycin on Feb 15, 2010. After Azithromycin was administered, patient encountered several Azithromycin side effects: babesiosis, chills, condition aggravated, granulocytopenia, hypogammaglobulinaemia, pyrexia, treatment failure Additional patient health information: male , 63 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Azithromycin dosage: 600 Mg / Per Day / Oral. Concurrently used drugs: NA. The patient was hospitalized.
Abdominal Pain Upper, Ageusia, Chills, Nausea, Vomiting

This report suggests a potential Azithromycin Chills side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 44-year-old female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): sinusitis and used Azithromycin (dosage: 250 Mg 1 Daily Po) starting May 17, 2009. Soon after starting Azithromycin the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Abdominal Pain Upper
  • Ageusia
  • Chills
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Azithromycin demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Chills, may still occur.
Arthralgia, Chills, Feeling Hot, Headache, Insomnia, Myalgia, Oedema Peripheral

An adverse event was reported by a pharmacist on Feb 23, 2009 by a Female taking Azithromycin (dosage: 500 Mg Daily Po) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 45 years of age, weighting 185.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Azithromycin side effects: arthralgia, chills, feeling hot, headache, insomnia, myalgia, oedema peripheral. Additional medications/treatments:
Abdominal Distension, Abdominal Pain Upper, Asthenia, Calcinosis, Chills, Dysgeusia, Eructation, Fatigue, Feeling Cold

This Chills problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 76-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): bronchitis.On Oct 15, 2008 a consumer started treatment with Azithromycin (dosage: Dose Pack,oral). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Thyroid Tab
  • Micardis
  • Vitamins
When commencing Azithromycin, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Abdominal Distension
  • Abdominal Pain Upper
  • Asthenia
  • Calcinosis
  • Chills
  • Dysgeusia
  • Eructation
  • Fatigue
  • Feeling Cold
The patient was hospitalized. Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Chills, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Abdominal Distension, Abdominal Pain Upper, Asthenia, Chills, Dysgeusia, Eructation, Feeling Cold, Gait Disturbance, Glossodynia

This is a Azithromycin side effect report of a 76-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: bronchitis and was treated with Azithromycin (dosage: Dose Pack, Oral) starting Oct 15, 2008. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Thyroid Tab
  • Micardis
  • Vitamins
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Abdominal Distension
  • Abdominal Pain Upper
  • Asthenia
  • Chills
  • Dysgeusia
  • Eructation
  • Feeling Cold
  • Gait Disturbance
  • Glossodynia
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Azithromycin could cause Chills and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Abdominal Distension, Abdominal Pain Upper, Asthenia, Chills, Dysgeusia, Eructation, Headache, Hypersomnia, Nausea

This Chills side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Nov 06, 2008. A female patient from UNITED STATES , 76 years of age, weighting 145.1 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Azithromycin. Patient felt the following Azithromycin side effects: abdominal distension, abdominal pain upper, asthenia, chills, dysgeusia, eructation, headache, hypersomnia, nausea. Azithromycin dosage: Dose Pack, Oral.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Thyroid Tab
  • Micardis
  • Vitamins
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Azithromycin.

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Azithromycin Chills Causes and Reviews


Plague is an infection caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis. The bacteria are found mainly in rats and in the fleas that feed on them. People and other animals can get plague from rat or flea bites. In the past, plague destroyed entire civilizations. Today plague is uncommon, due to better living conditions and antibiotics.

There are three forms of plague:

  • Bubonic plague causes the tonsils, adenoids, spleen, and thymus to become inflamed. Symptoms include fever, aches, Chills, and tender lymph glands.
  • In septicemic plague, bacteria multiply in the blood. It causes fever, Chills, shock, and bleeding under the skin or other organs.
  • Pneumonic plague is the most serious form. Bacteria enter the lungs and cause pneumonia. People with the infection can spread this form to others. This type could be a bioterror agent.

Lab tests can diagnose plague. Treatment is a strong antibiotic. There is no vaccine.

NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases


Azithromycin Chills Reviews

Tue, 30 Apr 2013

Jewel.... I too have loss taste and smell. Have u regained yours?

Thu, 08 Mar 2012

I am female, 59, and have not been sick in 6 years. I got bronchitis for which the doctor prescribed Azithromycin. Within a day, I had severe panic attacks. I was very sick and wanted so much to rest but found I had to keep moving to keep the panic attacks at bay. I walked outdoors and my husband drove me around so I could have things to look at. TV frightened me, books frightened me, the internet frightened me. I have NEVER had a panic attack before. I was beyond amazed. This stuff is poison. I refused to take the 6th dose. Panic attacks lessened and stopped altogether on 7th day after I first took it.

Wed, 18 Jan 2012

After first dosage 3 days ago, I have not been able to sleep at night. That on top of the bad cold and upper respiratory infection I am so tired and cannot get well with this going on. I have 2 tabs left and will not take anymore. I have to get some rest as I work full time and have to be able to do my job.

Fri, 12 Oct 2012

Ive had the same issue. Ive seem to lost my sense of taste and smell altogether. Im confused as if it were the antibotic or just me being sick.Ive even lit 4 yenkee candle around the house to see what i could smell. And my nose is claer i can breathe trough it!

Mon, 27 Feb 2012

What's on your mind...i was put on Azithromycin on feb 21st my my family doctor.
i had an upper resporitory infection and on thursday nite i got cramps and had diaherra
and loose bowels and a very light color and felt bloated. i was on the 250mg then again today
it happened but i have been able to sleep good at nite so now i wait until it is out of my system i hope i don't have it anymore. other wise i feel good. today was my real good day yesterday was my last day and now i just weight until t-10days that it is out of my system i guess. could it cause bleeding?

Wed, 23 Sep 2009
what is the side effect of athromycin 500
Fri, 09 Oct 2009
the drug that i importaqnt was to strong.
Wed, 11 Mar 2009
I was diagnosed with brochitis and was prescribed Azithromycin in liquid form. Within 90 minutes of consuming my first dose yesterday, I was hit with very intense abdominal pain followed by horrible diarrhea,later compounded by some difficulty in breathing during the night. This morning I woke up to rashes on both upper arms and across my back. Won't be taking anymore of this stuff. Will stick with homeopathic remedies and see if it works.
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