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Clarithromycin Extended Release

Active Ingredient(s): Clarithromycin
FDA Approved: August 25, 2005
Pharm Company: SANDOZ
Category: Antibiotics

Clarithromycin Extended Release Overview

Clarithromycin (6-O-methyl erythromycin) is an antibiotic useful for the treatment of a number of bacterial infections. It is a macrolide antibiotic used particularly for respiratory infections (pharyngitis, tonsillitis, sinusitis, acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pneumonia[1] ), skin infections and Lyme disease.[2] In addition, it is used to treat Helicobacter pylori, a cause of gastritis.[3] Recently, research has been conducted towards whether clarithromycin can...

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Recently I have taken Clarithromyacin as part of a two week treatment along with Amoxicillian and Lanzoprazole to try to cure H Pylori. I also take Phenobarbitone and Phenytoin to control my Epilepsy which has been successful for over 37 years. However since completing the course of Clarithromyacin etc last week I have experienced nerve spasms and some slight muscle twitches. The patient leaflet informs you that in very rare cases while taking the drug convuslions may occur but it does not state whether or not there are any known side effects once the drug is no longer taken. Is ther any information or related experience data available Thanks ## I was diagnosed with h pilory, I took the same medication, my h pilory returned and Im having muscle spasms as well. While it is not certain th...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • For Suspension: 125mg/5ml, 187mg/5ml, 250mg/5ml
  • Powder for Reconstitution: 125mg/5ml, 250mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 250mg, 500mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 1gm, 500mg
  • Treatment: 0
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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