What Does It Do?
Clarithromycin component in the medicine is used for the treatment of bacterial infections, like pneumonia (which is a lung infection), bronchitis (infection of the tubes which shall all lead to the lungs), and infections of the ears, sinuses, skin, and the throat. This Biaxin XL medicine is used to treat and prevent the disseminated Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) infection, which is a type of lung infection, which shall usually affect people with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)].
The medicine Biaxin XL composed of Clarithromycin belongs to a class of drugs known as antibiotics (macrolides). This medicine belongs to a class of drugs that belongs to a group of medications that work similarly. These medicines are usually used for the treatment of similar conditions. The clarithromycin component in the pill works by stopping the bacteria that are causing the infection from multiplying. This medicine is to be only used for the treatment and prevention of bacterial infections. It must be used for the treatment of viruses like the common cold.
This medicine Biaxin XL is to be consumed orally. The available dosages are mentioned below:
• 500 mg: This high-dosage pill is to be consumed by swallowing this medicine every 12 hours, take the pill with milk or food for avoiding stomach upset
Side Effects and Reactions:
Commonly, medications can all lead to some side effects. These side effects are just an unwanted response to a medication when it is consumed at normal doses. Side effects with the medicine Biaxin XL composed of Clarithromycin can be mild or severe, temporary or permanent. The side effects of this medicine are listed below that are not experienced by everyone who consumes this medication. However, if you are concerned about side effects, make sure that you discuss the risks and benefits of this medication with the doctor before consuming it. The following side effects have been reported by at least 1% of people consuming this medication. Many of these side effects can be managed, and some may for going away on their own over some time.
What is Clarithro?
A macrolide antibiotic, Clarithro Tablet is used for the treatment of infections caused by bacteria. The infections may include pneumonia, respiratory tract infections, Lyme disease, strep throat, skin infections, and H. pylori infections, among others.
How does Clarithro work?
It works by decreasing the protein production of these bacteria. It is available in the form of tablets, pills, and liquids.
What are some common side effects while consuming Clarithro?
Common side effects of Clarithro may include diarrhea, stomach pain, nausea, abnormal taste in mouth, headache, and vomiting.
How long is the duration of the effect?
The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 9 to 21 hours for an immediate release.
What is the onset of action of Clarithro?
The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 2 to 3 hours for an immediate-release tablet and 5 to 8 hours for an extended-release tablet.
Are there any pregnancy warnings while consuming Clarithro?
The medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless necessary. Consult the doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.