Review: could Clarithromycin cause Bloodshot Eyes?


Bloodshot eyes is reported only by a few people who take Clarithromycin. We study 14,058 people who have side effects while taking Clarithromycin from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Bloodshot eyes. Find out below who they are, when they have Bloodshot eyes and more.

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Clarithromycin has active ingredients of clarithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Clarithromycin 19,092 users)

Bloodshot Eyes

Bloodshot eyes (bloodshot eyes appear red because the vessels in the surface of the white portion of the eye (sclera) become swollen) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, glaucoma, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 721 Bloodshot eyes patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

14,058 people reported to have side effects when taking Clarithromycin.
Among them, 3 people (0.02%) have Bloodshot Eyes

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Clarithromycin cause Bloodshot eyes?

Time on Clarithromycin when people have Bloodshot Eyes *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Bloodshot Eyes when taking Clarithromycin *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Bloodshot Eyes when taking Clarithromycin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pneumonia (2 people, 66.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Minocycline Hydrochloride (3 people, 100.00%)
  • Cimetidine (3 people, 100.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Swelling Face (3 people, 100.00%)
  • Stevens Johnson Syndrome (3 people, 100.00%)
  • Pyrexia (3 people, 100.00%)
  • Vitreous Floaters (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca (2 people, 66.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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