My sister has diagnosed Legionella pneumonia and treating with azithromycin. We see improved but body shivering id still not go away. It is now 15days already.
Does your sister still have a temperature? A temperature could explain the shivering. Make sure your sister keeps warm and drinks plenty of fluids. Try giving her acetaminophen every 4 hours to lower her temperature and stop the shivers. Ask her doctor or pharmacist for more advice.
Shivering is not a reported side effect of azithromycin.
- Azithromycin Information for Consumers
- Azithromycin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Azithromycin (detailed)
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