What Does It Do?
The component Clarithromycin is an antibiotic treating different types of bacterial infections that are affecting the skin and respiratory system. Biaxin medicine is also used together with some medicines that helps in treating stomach ulcers, which is caused by Helicobacter pylori. The component in the medicine might be all used for purposes that are not listed in this guide.
Clarithromycin component under Biaxin pill belongs to a group of antibiotics known as macrolide antibiotics. This medicine treats the infection by restricting growth of bacteria from producing important nutrients which might all need to survive. This component Clarithromycin is used for the treatment of a variety of bacterial infections. The medicine is usually given to overcome pneumonia, sinus infections, and ear infections like conditions. The medicine compose of Clarithromycin can also be used with other medications like amoxicillin and proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) for the treatment of stomach ulcers.
This antibiotic medication is available for oral consumption and in various dosage as they are mentioned below:
• 250 mg: This medicine is an oral drug that is to be consumed with or without food as directed by the doctor, usually every 12 hours
• 500 mg: This medicine is to be taken every 12 hours with or without need of food as advised by the doctor
Side Effects and Reactions:
One must go for help in case they have any signs of an allergic reaction (including hives, swelling in your face or throat, difficult breathing) or a severe skin reaction (including fever, sore throat, burning in your eyes, skin pain, red or purple skin rash which might eventually spread and lead to blistering and peeling). Clarithromycin composed medicine Biaxin can lead to serious heart problems. One might risk higher in case, they use certain other medicines for condition like infections, heart problems, asthma, high blood pressure, mental illness, depression, cancer, malaria, or HIV.
What is Biaxin?
Biaxin (clarithromycin) is a macrolide antibiotic that fights bacteria in your body. Biaxin is used to treat many different types of bacterial infections affecting the skin and respiratory system.
Is there any special information about Biaxin?
Take Biaxin for the full prescribed length of time. Symptoms might enhance before the infection is completely cleared. Skipping doses may also increase your risk of further infection that is resistant to antibiotics.
How should Biaxin be consumed?
Take these regular tablets with or without food. Do not crush, chew, or break an extended-release tablet. Simply swallow the pill as whole.
What should be avoided while taking Biaxin?
Antibiotic medicines can lead to diarrhea that might be a sign of a new infection. In case of diarrhea like watery or bloody, call doctor. Do not use anti-diarrhea medicine unless doctor tells to.
What other drugs will affect Biaxin?
Biaxin can lead to some severe heart problem, especially in case of using certain medicines at the same time, like antibiotics, antidepressants, antifungal medicine, anti-malaria medicine, antipsychotic medicine, asthma inhalers, cancer medicine, or certain HIV/AIDS medicine