Stay Alert for Heart Patients Getting Clarithromycin
You'll hear about an increased risk of heart problems or death with clarithromycin (Biaxin) in heart patients...due to a new FDA warning.
Researchers are puzzled about the mechanism. And many experts are skeptical...the studies have flaws, and not all show a long-term risk.
Until we know more, we're telling pharmacists to consider a "better safe than sorry" approach with clarithromycin Rxs.