What types of cardiovascular problems does Zithromax cause?
Zithromax may cause QT interval prolongation which is associated with the potentially fatal heartbeat rhythm called Torsades de Pointes (TdP). Torsades de Pointes is a type of accelerated heartbeat. Many drugs have been recalled from the market due to the increased incidence of Torsades de Pointes.
Symptoms of Torsades de Pointes include:
- Ventricular fibrillation
- Cardiac arrest