The role of macrolides in the treatment of chronic rhinosinusits: an update on the evidence and safety

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Abstract

Antibiotics are the most commonly prescribed drug class for patients with chronic rhinosinusistis (CRS) even through the causative role of bacteria remains unclear.

However, recent concern has been raised regarding the potential association of macrolide antibiotics and cardiotoxic side effects. This article reviews the evidence and safety of the role of macrolides in the management of patients with CRS.

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  • Authors: S Toma, W Ahmed & C Hopkins
  • Keywords: Chronic rhinosinusitis, macrolides, antibiotics, cardiotoxicity, drug interactions.
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