What is Claribid (Clarithromycin) used for?
Claribid (Clarithromycin) is a macrolide antibiotic which is used to treat bacterial infections or to prevent bacterial infections. It may also be prescribed alongside other drugs to treat stomach ulcers. It works by preventing the growth of the bacteria.
How should I use Claribid (Clarithromycin)?
Claribid (Clarithromycin) tablets are usually taken twice per day, every 12 hours. Patients are usually directed to take them for 1 to 2 weeks. The dosage may vary for each patient, as different types of infection may require different doses. Your physician will determine the correct dosage required. You should take this drug for the entire period for which it is prescribed, as patients who prematurely stop taking it may notice that their infection returns.
What are the side effects of Claribid (Clarithromycin)?
If you take Claribid (Clarithromycin) you may notice:
This drug may also cause other more serious side effects. Consult your physician immediately if you believe that you are suffering from a serious side effect.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Claribid (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.