A case-based approach to evaluating azithromycin use and cardiovascular risks.

@article{Wong2014ACA,
  title={A case-based approach to evaluating azithromycin use and cardiovascular risks.},
  author={Elaine Y. Wong and Timothy V. Nguyen},
  journal={The Consultant pharmacist : the journal of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists},
  year={2014},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={47-52}
}
Azithromycin is a commonly prescribed macrolide antibiotic for the management of community-acquired pneumonia in the outpatient setting. Recent data have led to a growing concern of abnormal changes in cardiac electrophysiology and arrhythmias associated with its use. As azithromycin continues to be prescribed, clinicians should be aware of the new safety… CONTINUE READING