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Review: could Clarithromycin cause Cardiotoxicity?





Summary: Cardiotoxicity is reported only by a few people who take Clarithromycin.

We study 12,674 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

Clarithromycin has active ingredients of clarithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Clarithromycin 13,226 users)

Cardiotoxicity

Cardiotoxicity (damage to the heart muscle) has been reported by people with breast cancer, breast cancer metastatic, non-hodgkin's lymphoma, depression, multiple myeloma.(latest reports from Cardiotoxicity 1,284 patients)

On Dec, 16, 2014: 12,674 people reported to have side effects when taking Clarithromycin. Among them, 5 people (0.04%) have Cardiotoxicity.

Trend of Cardiotoxicity in Clarithromycin reports

Time on Clarithromycin when people have Cardiotoxicity * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Cardiotoxicity100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Cardiotoxicity when taking Clarithromycin * :

FemaleMale
Cardiotoxicity100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Cardiotoxicity when taking Clarithromycin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cardiotoxicity0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Cardiotoxicity when taking Clarithromycin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Cardiotoxicity ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Lower respiratory tract infection (5 people, 100.00%)
  2. Depression (5 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Paroxetine hcl (5 people, 100.00%)
  2. Theophylline (5 people, 100.00%)
  3. Antacid tab (2 people, 40.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Am allergic to erythromicyan my doctor gave me clarithromycain she knew this but said try them, am scared what should i do
    am allergic to Erythromycin and was given Clarthromycin by my doctor who knows my history, when I questioned her she said try it but I am to scared
  • Is anyone here being treated for h pylori? (2 answers)
    Diagnosed with H-pylori and am challenged with pharmophobia (which is a phobia for taking any kind of medication in any form)also anxiety, and agoraphobia which extends to too many things such as driving, going out alone, chocolate, cherries and the list goes on. Can anyone tell me if they are or has taken these medicines together and what was the out come? Side affects, how long it took to get better, and if the weight came back after treatment. I have gone from 156 pds to 140 and it gets lower some days. haven't taken the meds yet and am seeing a counselor to help get me to that point.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 months ago):


  • chronic fatigue


    daily constant headache


    continuing cyanosis (nobody seems to tell me why....!)


    weight gain


    bloating of tummy area and waistline


    swollen and tender breasts (at sides)


    severe acid reflux


    tingling / burning sensation in my feet when I shower


    poor memory / concentration


    'tightness' of jaw / swollen glands in neck


    brown spots which appear then disappear at random


    backache (upper back)


    when I blow my nose my right eye bulges and waters (random... I know but I'm just listing everything strange which has recently developed)


    vision has decreased


    decreased urine output


    constant diarrhoea

    Reply

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • Soares in mouth and lips

    Reply

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • Albuterol was prescribed 4x a day. Discontinued use as Advir was recommended.
    I did not rake any of the doses. Last dose of albuterol was at 11:00 AM
    Should I go to the ER

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