A recent article published by DailyRx.com, a prominent pharmaceutical commentary website, has commented on FDA warnings that Zithromax Z-Pak can cause fatal heart rhythms, and suggests that potential users of the drug be very cautious.

The author of the article, Dr. Sarah Samaan, writes:

“Patients at particular risk for developing a potentially deadly irregular heart

Recently, the United States Food and Drug Administration has required that the warning label for the popular antibiotic drug Zithromax be updated to include information regarding the drug’s likelihood to cause cardiovascular death.  Some studies have shown that the drug raises the risk for cardiovascular death by a factor of 2.5, compared with other antibiotic

An article published in the February, 2013 edition of The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Dr. John C. Winton et al. describes the case of a man, aged 47 years, who suffered sudden cardiac arrest after azithromycin (Zithromax Z-Pak) was added to other medications he was using.[1]  This article, showing the

Recently, an article published in The New England Journal of Medicine by Dr. Wayne A. Ray et al. titled “Azithromycin and the Risk of Cardiovascular Death” reveals the danger of a widely-used antibiotic azithromycin (Zithromax Z-Pak), demonstrating that the use of this drug dramatically increases the risk of cardiovascular death.[1]

This article studied