Biaxin XL medicine is composed of Clarithromycin that is used for the treatment of a wide variety of bacterial respiratory tract infections. This component is known as a macrolide antibiotic. The medication works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Such an antibiotic is known for treating only bacterial infections. It shall not work for conditions like viral infections (including the common cold, flu).
Manufacturer: Abbott Laboratories
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 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 as 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 all reported by at least 1% of people consuming this medication. Many of these side effects can be all managed, and some may for going away on their own over some time.