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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF March 9, 2018 | Archived Issues

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FDA Warns About Prescribing Clarithromycin to Heart Patients

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is advising caution before prescribing the antibiotic clarithromycin (Biaxin) to patients with heart disease because of a potential increased risk of heart problems or death that can occur years later. The FDA recommendation is based on the review of a large clinical trial, which observed an unexpected increase in deaths among patients with coronary heart disease who received a two-week course of clarithromycin.

The FDA has more information.