Clarithromycin and Drug level increased - from FDA reports
Drug level increased is found among people who take Clarithromycin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Tacrolimus, and have Lower respiratory tract infection. This review analyzes which people have Drug level increased 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 Nov, 24, 2017
19,656 people reported to have side effects when taking Clarithromycin.
Among them, 126 people (0.64%) have Drug level increased
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Clarithromycin when people have Drug level increased *:
- < 1 month: 97.83 %
- 1 - 6 months: 2.17 %
- 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 Drug level increased when taking Clarithromycin *:
- female: 40.34 %
- male: 59.66 %
Age of people who have Drug level increased when taking Clarithromycin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 1.83 %
- 10-19: 9.17 %
- 20-29: 4.59 %
- 30-39: 16.51 %
- 40-49: 5.5 %
- 50-59: 22.02 %
- 60+: 40.37 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Lower Respiratory Tract Infection (23 people, 18.25%)
- Kidney Transplant (16 people, 12.70%)
- Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (16 people, 12.70%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (14 people, 11.11%)
- Insomnia (10 people, 7.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Tacrolimus (17 people, 13.49%)
- Zidovudine (16 people, 12.70%)
- Omeprazole (16 people, 12.70%)
- Didanosine (16 people, 12.70%)
- Prednisolone (15 people, 11.90%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Psychomotor Hyperactivity (21 people, 16.67%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (18 people, 14.29%)
- Suicidal Ideation (17 people, 13.49%)
- Stress And Anxiety (17 people, 13.49%)
- Neurosis (17 people, 13.49%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Questions to the study
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
User reviews to the study
i have been taking clarithromycin for a few days i was ok taking for 2 days but on the 3 day i just came over all dizzy and faint and was very short of breath.so i have stopped taking them and will be ring my doctor. As anyone else every had this trouble while taking these.
I am 45 and recently had sickness/diarrhoea followed by a common Cold which progressed into a chest infection runny nose cough feeling dizzy lost about a stone in weight..the doctor give me 500mg Clarithromycin to be taken every 12 hours. I am on my 8th tablet and don't feel as bad but still ...
I have suffered from anxiety for 2 + years now and take lexipro daily for it. It all started on the beginning of my 3 day taking Clarithromycin. Never had anxiety before and ended up in the ER 3 times that week. The lexipro works but I can't seem to get off it now as the anxiety returns. The ...
I'm on day 4 of my 5 day course of Clarithromycin at 500mg twice a day. I have suddenly found the lower right side of my neck swelling out though it is not my actual throat but whatever lays beneath the skin. It is directly next to my thyroid gland on the right and near the beginning of my ...