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Suffered heart attack and death after taking z-pack for a cough. Can this medication change the electrical rhythm of the heart?

My husband died after taking Zpac for a cough. He the % day antibiotic Feb 21st and finished feb 25th. Had a Dr apt
on Feb 26th and he ws fine. He died Feb 28th of a heart attack . This medicine side effect came out in March no one
with cardio vascular should take this medicine, because it causes heart attacks and strokes and can be fatal. This medicine can change the electrical rhythm of the heart . And it was fatal to him he died. What was this not
advertised. He should have never died!!!!!!!
Asked On : Fri, 12 Apr 2013
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Yes, the latest report from USFDA reports that azithromycin can cause change in the heart rhythm,which can have serious consequences for a cardiac patient.Although whether in case of your husband it was the reason ,it is very very difficult to say.
Otherwise azithromycin is an old antibiotics used for decades in millions of patients with good results.
Answered: Fri, 12 Apr 2013
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