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Clarithromycin induced digoxin toxicity.
  1. S P Nordt,
  2. S R Williams,
  3. A S Manoguerra,
  4. R F Clark
  1. California Poison Control System-San Diego Division and Division of Medical Toxicology University of California, San Diego Medical Center, 92103-8925, USA.


    A case of digoxin poisoning following the co-administration of digoxin and clarithromycin in a 28 year old male is described. Since the aetiology of chronic digoxin poisoning is often unclear, clinicians should be aware of the potential drug-drug interaction between digoxin and clarithromycin.

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