Xolair and Heart Problems

The FDA announced that Xolair, an asthma drug, may increase the risk of patients developing a host of cardiovascular problems. Data gathered from clinic trials showed that Xolair users were disproportionately more likely to suffer from blood clots, stroke, heart failure, cardiac arrhythmias and heart enlargement. However, the FDA said causal link between the Xolair and heart problems has not yet been established. Certainly, the potential causal relationship between Xolari and heart problems with be looked at closely in the months to come.