A certain antibiotic may cause deadly heart
rhythms. I’m Erin White and THIS is a dailyRx Minute.
A common treatment for bronchitis, strep throat, pneumonia and earaches may ALSO cause a deadly
reaction in SOME patients, according to a new FDA warning. Azithromycin or brand name
Zithromax is known for its relatively quick 5-day treatment of bacterial infections. But
a few days ago, the FDA cautioned that this antibiotic could spark abnormal electrical
activity in the heart and cause a fatal rhythm. Ask YOUR doctor about medication safety and
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