Review: could Clarithromycin cause Cardiotoxicity?


Summary

Cardiotoxicity is reported only by a few people who take Clarithromycin. We study 11,936 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 helicobacter infection. (latest outcomes from Clarithromycin 12,571 users)

Cardiotoxicity

Cardiotoxicity (damage to the heart muscle) (latest reports from 1,240 Cardiotoxicity patients).

On Jul, 30, 2016

11,936 people reported to have side effects when taking Clarithromycin.
Among them, 5 people (0.04%) 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)
  • Depression (5 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Theophylline (5 people)
  • Paroxetine Hcl (5 people)
  • Antacid Tab (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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