Latest Clarithromycin Stories

2013-04-28 23:03:07

Consumer questions about legal eligibilities to seek compensation over alleged serious side effects from use of popular antibiotic can be answered through free consultations offered by nationwide team of attorneys. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 28, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/Zithromax-lawsuits.html Resource4thePeople announced today that it is following up on the recent warning issued by the Food and Drug Administration concerning alleged links between the popular...

Antibiotic Clarithromycin Linked To Long-term Death Risk In COPD Patients
2013-03-23 05:40:38

Jason Pierce, MSN, MBA, RN for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A study published in the British Medical Journal is the first of its kind to link the use of the antibiotic clarithromycin for treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and community acquired pneumonia with an increased risk of death related to heart problems long after the course of treatment. Previous studies have suggested the risk of heart related mortality may increase during the use of the drug,...

2013-02-13 10:23:09

In an analysis of the results of interventions to eradicate the bacterium Helicobacter pylori (a risk factor for gastric cancer) in seven diverse community populations in Latin America, researchers found that geographic site, demographic factors, adherence to initial therapy and infection recurrence may be as important as the choice of antibiotic regimen in H pylori eradication interventions, according to a study appearing in the February 13 issue of JAMA. "Gastric adenocarcinoma is the...

2012-08-31 08:20:01

Eradication by Concomitant Therapy with Proton Pump Inhibitors, Amoxicillin Hydrate and either Clarithromycin or MetronidazoleTokyo/Osaka, Aug 31, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (Headquarters: Osaka, President: Yasuchika Hasegawa), AstraZeneca K.K. (Headquarters: Osaka, President: Paul Hudson), Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation (Headquarters: Osaka; President: Michihiro Tsuchiya), and Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo; President and CEO: Haruo Naito)...

2011-01-18 13:15:00

According to a study published on Monday, older adults on blood pressure drugs known as calcium channel blockers could suffer dangerous drops in blood pressure if they are given certain antibiotics. Researchers found that patients on calcium channel blockers who were given the antibiotics erythromycin or clarithromycin were at an increased risk of being hospitalized for dangerously low blood pressure. A third antibiotic in the same class was not linked to the risk.  The researchers say...

2011-01-17 20:58:14

Mixing commonly used antibiotics with common blood pressure medications may cause hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure) and induce shock in older patients, requiring hospitalization, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca/embargo/cmaj100702.pdf. "Macrolide antibiotics (erythromycin, clarithromycin and azithromycin) are among the most widely prescribed antibiotics, with millions of prescriptions dispensed...

2010-09-09 07:00:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Phase 1 presentations: Provide evidence of the safe administration of multiple oral doses Demonstrate high levels of pulmonary accumulation in the lung that could provide coverage for macrolide-resistant pneumococci Demonstrate no food effect, unlike other macrolides In vivo toxicology and pharmacokinetic studies further define solithromycin's IV and oral safety profile and provide support for dose selection in upcoming clinical trials with...

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