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Review: could Clarithromycin cause Bloodshot eyes?

We study 12,664 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

Clarithromycin (latest outcomes from 13,215 users) has active ingredients of clarithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis.

Bloodshot eyes

Bloodshot eyes (bloodshot eyes appear red because the vessels in the surface of the white portion of the eye (sclera) become swollen) (latest reports from 2,574 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, glaucoma, rheumatoid arthritis, depression.

On Aug, 17, 2014: 12,664 people reported to have side effects when taking Clarithromycin. Among them, 3 people (0.02%) have Bloodshot Eyes. They amount to 0.12% of all the 2,569 people who have Bloodshot Eyes on eHealthMe.

Trend of Bloodshot eyes in Clarithromycin reports

Time on Clarithromycin when people have Bloodshot eyes * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Bloodshot eyes100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Bloodshot eyes0.00%100.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bloodshot eyes0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Bloodshot eyes when taking Clarithromycin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Bloodshot eyes ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pneumonia (2 people, 66.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Cimetidine (3 people, 100.00%)
  2. Minocycline hydrochloride (3 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • I have been on prednisone for 10 days 20 mg..1 x day..My eyes started to sting.. I got hot flashes and clammy skin..I stopped taking the pills.. yesterday was my last one.. but my eyes are still sore and a bit sensitive to light..

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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • I have been on prednisone for 10 days 20 mg..1 x day..My eyes started to sting.. I got hot flashes and clammy skin..I stooped taking the pills.. yesterday was my last one.. but my eyes are still sore and a bit sensitive to light..

    Reply

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