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A 26-year-old female asked:

Took clarithromycin for chest infection but had to stop due to rapid heartbeat. chest pounding and feel of palpatations ( bpm never elevated) still occurring for two months. what is going on?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Palpitations??: You are anxious. First get your pulse and BP measured objectively by a home monitor which you can pick up at a local pharmacy or big box store. It is well known that people's BPs rise in an office setting. If your BP and pulse are truly elevated see your doc.

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