Stay Alert for Heart Patients Getting Clarithromycin
Health Canada is investigating a possible link between clarithromycin and an increased risk of heart problems or death.
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.