Clarithromycin and Cardiotoxicity - from FDA reports
Cardiotoxicity is found among people who take Clarithromycin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Theophylline, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Cardiotoxicity with Clarithromycin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 19,656 people who have side effects when taking Clarithromycin from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Jul, 21, 2017
19,656 people reported to have side effects when taking Clarithromycin.
Among them, 8 people (0.04%) have Cardiotoxicity
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Clarithromycin when people have Cardiotoxicity *:
- < 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 Cardiotoxicity when taking Clarithromycin *:
- female: 75 %
- male: 25 %
Age of people who have Cardiotoxicity when taking Clarithromycin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 25 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 0.0 %
- 50-59: 0.0 %
- 60+: 75 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Lower Respiratory Tract Infection (5 people, 62.50%)
- Depression (5 people, 62.50%)
- Epilepsy (2 people, 25.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Theophylline (5 people, 62.50%)
- Prandin (1 person, 12.50%)
- Kyprolis (1 person, 12.50%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Heart Attack (5 people, 62.50%)
- Coronary Artery Thrombosis (5 people, 62.50%)
- Cardiomyopathy (5 people, 62.50%)
- Cardiac Failure (3 people, 37.50%)
- Drug Level Increased (2 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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My 7 year old might have tularemia, we are waiting for results, they should be in tomorrow. He has been started on oral clarithromycin for over 80h now but now changes. Did anyone have to start treatment with an iv or did everybody start oral. How long is the treatment?
I suffer from tolerable tinnitus, on the second day of Clarithromycin the tinnitus got much worse. I'm taking the drug for H pyloris. Has anyone had this experience and if so, will the tinnitus go back to its usual sound after I stop? Going crazy
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