Related topic: Clarithromycin, Cardiotoxicity
Review: could Clarithromycin cause Cardiotoxicity?
Summary: Cardiotoxicity could be caused by Clarithromycin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Paroxetine hcl, and have Lower respiratory tract infection.
We study 12,646 people who have side effects while taking Clarithromycin from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Cardiotoxicity. Find out below who they are, when they have Cardiotoxicity and more.
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Clarithromycin (latest outcomes from 13,196 users) has active ingredients of clarithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis.
Cardiotoxicity (damage to the heart muscle) (latest reports from 4,678 patients) has been reported by people with breast cancer, breast cancer metastatic, depression, non-hodgkin's lymphoma, multiple myeloma.
On Apr, 7, 2014: 12,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Clarithromycin. Among them, 5 people (0.04%) have Cardiotoxicity. They amount to 0.11% of all the 4,619 people who have Cardiotoxicity on eHealthMe.
Time on Clarithromycin when people have Cardiotoxicity * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Cardiotoxicity when taking Clarithromycin * :
Age of people who have Cardiotoxicity when taking Clarithromycin * :
Severity of Cardiotoxicity when taking Clarithromycin ** :
How people recovered from Cardiotoxicity ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Lower respiratory tract infection (5 people, 100.00%)
- Depression (5 people, 100.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Paroxetine hcl (5 people, 100.00%)
- Theophylline (5 people, 100.00%)
- Antacid tab (2 people, 40.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Clarithromycin (clarithromycin) is often used for sinusitis. Find out below the conditions Clarithromycin is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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I'm taking biaxin and neurontin and was wondering if these two together or one of them seperate is causing me to have my tongue feel like the skin has been scorched off. So when I drink soft drinks it makes my tongue feel like I'm actually drinking acid. I also have a bad taste in my mouth, as if I have been sucking on an aspirin. Augmenin made my mouth do this as well.
From this study (4 weeks ago):
I'm taking biaxin and neurontin and was wondering if these two together or one of them seperate is causing me to have my tongue feel like the skin has been scorched off. So when I drink soft drinks it makes my tongue feel like I'm actually drinking acid. I also have a bad taste in my mouth, as if I have been sucking on an aspirin. Augmenin
From this study (2 months ago):
Deep chesty painful cough after taking dose of biaxin
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