The antibiotic Biaxin (clarithromycin) has been linked to serious side effects, such as an increased risk for severe heart problems and death in patients with pre-existing heart disease.
What is Biaxin?
Biaxin® is the brand-name for clarithromycin, an antibiotic medication that is commonly prescribed to treat strep throat, sinus infections, bronchitis, pneumonia, skin infections, ear infections, and other types of bacterial infections.
FDA Warnings: Study Links Biaxin to Heart Problems & Death
In February 2018, the FDA issued another warning after additional data from the CLARICOR study showed that the long-term increased risk of heart attack, stroke, and death could continue for many years.
Biaxin Side Effects
- Cardiovascular disease
- Severe heart problems
- Heart attack
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