Tag: Azithromycin Cardiovascular Death

Should we Stop Prescribing Azithromycin in the ED?

In 2011, Azithromycin was the 7th most prescribed (55.3 million prescriptions) medication according to IMS Health.  There have been several publications indicating that the use of macrolide antibiotics, increase risk of serious ventricular arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death (FDA Adverse …

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Thoracic and Respiratory