What is Klamycin (Clarithromycin) used for?
Klamycin (Clarithromycin) is prescribed as a treatment for various infections caused by bacteria, including pneumonia, bronchitis, stomach ulcers occurring as a result of helicobacter pylori, a certain type of lung infection in patients infected with HIV, and various other bacterial infections. This drug is a type of macrolide antibiotic, which treats the infection by fighting the bacteria.
How should I use Klamycin (Clarithromycin)?
Klamycin (Clarithromycin) tablets should be swallowed whole, with a glass of water. If you wish, you may take it with food, as this may help to prevent an upset stomach. The dosage will be determined by your physician. You should take this medication for the entire period for which it has been prescribed, unless your physician tells you not to.
What are the side effects of Klamycin (Clarithromycin)?
Klamycin (Clarithromycin) may cause:
If any of these side effects persist or worsen, or if you notice any other more serious side effects while taking this antibiotic, you should immediately consult your physician.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Klamycin (Clarithromycin). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.