Clarithromycin and Cardiotoxicity - from FDA reports


Summary

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 18,210 people who have side effects when taking Clarithromycin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 26, 2017

18,210 people reported to have side effects when taking Clarithromycin.
Among them, 6 people (0.03%) have Cardiotoxicity


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Clarithromycin cause Cardiotoxicity?

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: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Cardiotoxicity 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 *:

  • Lower Respiratory Tract Infection (5 people, 83.33%)
  • Depression (5 people, 83.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Theophylline (5 people, 83.33%)
  • Prandin (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Kyprolis (1 person, 16.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Heart Attack (5 people, 83.33%)
  • Coronary Artery Thrombosis (5 people, 83.33%)
  • Cardiomyopathy (5 people, 83.33%)
  • Cardiac Failure (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Drug Level Increased (2 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Cardiotoxicity when taking Clarithromycin?

Clarithromycin

Clarithromycin has active ingredients of clarithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Clarithromycin 19,108 users)

Cardiotoxicity

Cardiotoxicity (damage to the heart muscle) has been reported by people with breast cancer, breast cancer metastatic, non-hodgkin's lymphoma, preventive health care, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 2,301 Cardiotoxicity patients).

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