Clarithromycin

FDA Approved: * May 25, 2004
Pharm Company: * ROXANE
Category: Antibiotics

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Clarithromycin Overview

Clarithromycin, sold under the brand name Biaxin among others, is an antibiotic used to treat various bacterial infections.[1] This includes strep throat, pneumonia, skin infections, H. pylori infection, and Lyme disease, among others.[1] Clarithromycin can be taken by mouth as a pill or liquid.[1] Common side effects include nausea, vomiting, headaches, and diarrhea.[1] Severe allergic reactions are rare.[1] Live...

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Can Clarithromycin 500mg be used for a tooth infection?

Tooth swelling at jaw, pretty sure it's infected. Pain is present! I have full prescription of Clarithromycin 500mg. ## Hello, Donny! How are you? It is a broad spectrum antibiotic that can be used to treat many types of bacterial infections. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. It will not, however, correct whatever underlying has caused the infection, so you should still consult your dentist. Is there anything else I can help with? ## My mouth and gums are infected and it's not painful, but I'm just wondering if Clarithromycin can be used for that to cure the infection?

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why would clacee 500mg not work?

I hav been coughing non-stop for 3months in a row now, to the point that I developed chest pains and sore ribs. The coughing is so bad I can't sleep at night because its non-stop and I even throw up & have to spit all the time, mostly mucus; at first the mucus was clear, now it varies between yellow&green; even had one or two blood stricks in the mucus. My doc couldn't diagnose what the actual problem is but did say its not asthma or TB or bronchitus or pneumonia or cancer & he prescribed clacee500mg with panafcort 5mg. I hav been taking the course for 3days now but the condition is the same. Is it safe to be taking clacee 500mg in the absence of a clear diagnosis? ## Hello, Tiana! How are you feeling? I'm sorry that you've been so ill. This contains the acti...

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take one pill every 12 hours

If I took my antibiotic at 8 in the morning and it says to take one pill every 12 hours what time would my next one be? ## If you took the first one at 8am, then you should take the next at 8pm, and so on. The FDA lists the typical side effects of antibiotics as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## My script says take 2 tablets every day by mouth. Should I take 2 at one time or 1 every 12 hrs? ## I'm supposed to take 500 mg. clarithromycin every 12 hours for 5 days WITH 500 mg tinidazone twice daily for 5 days so I'm totally confused. Do I take them at the same time?

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What Kind Of Infection Can Clacee 500 Mg Cure

I am having a bad throat infection... Can clacee 500 mg cure it? ## Clacee contains the active ingredient Clarithromycin, which is a macrolide antibiotic and it can effectively treat may types of infections. Learn more Clacee details here. However, it will only help with infections, so the presence of one should be confirmed by a doctor, before you take an antibiotic to treat it, in order to combat the risk of developing antibiotic resistant bacteria. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Hi i experince too much gas, rush and itching. i am in two weeks treatment of stomach ulcer. i use clacee 500mg once at night after meal ## Hi there, I used Clacee 250 mg for 5 days for a skin infection after a breast augmentation. Now 2/3 days later, it feels that the infection has not cleared co...

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Bitter taste on Clarithromycin, anything to stop it?

I'm supposed to be taking Clarithromycin for long term use, but the bitter taste in my mouth is pretty bad. Since I'm on it for long term use, is there anything that will mitigate this side effect? I can't constantly have candy or food in my mouth. ## Hello, MeSha! How are you? I'm very sorry about the problem that you're having. How long have you been taking it? Side effects will typically taper off in severity and then go away entirely, once your body gets used to the medication, but that may take a month, or so. Other side effects, as listed by the FDA, may also include nausea, dizziness, headache, diarrhea and non-allergic skin rash. ## After having taken 5 doses of clarithromycin, I have a symptom that causes things to taste bitter. I also have nausea and a loss...

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white oval pill with D on one side and 63 on the other

Can't identify a pill I have. It's oval, cream colored, with D on one side and 63 on the other side. Please help me. ## This tablet is manufactured by Aurobindo Pharma and they list it as containing 500mgs of Clarithromycin, which is an antibiotic that is used to treat or prevent various types of bacterial infections. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with?

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rx 726

yellow oval tablet ## This is Clarithromycin 500mgs, a generic for Biaxin, this is an antibiotic. ## i was given this for a sinus infection. side effects include this odd taste in the mouth. you take it twice a day (with food) and the taste lasts for as long as you take the pills. ## Yes, that is a common side effect of many antibiotics, as well as many other meds. The worst one I have had is Lunesta, the sleep med, it is awful and you just can't get rid of that nasty taste in your mouth. ## I have taken this for a sinus infection several times. Best thing for it! Hoping to provide perhaps a bit of help on the bad taste subject. Yes, Clarithromycin can give a bad taste in the mouth. To possibly minimize this, or stop it almost completely, make sure you are standing or sitting fully ...

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Clacee 500 Mg Side Effects Headaches

I've had the flu (though the doctor) didn't confirm that but did prescribe the above antibiotic. I've been getting these sharp pain sensations in my head every five minutes or so for the last two days. My scalp has also been quite sensitive. (I've never had this feeling before when I've had the flu. ## Clacee contains the active ingredient Clarithromycin, which is an antibiotic that's used to treat infections, but it is not effective for treating the Flu, which is caused by a virus. Learn more Clarithromycin details here. As to the symptoms you're experiencing, they aren't typical for either the Flu or this medication. I'd suggest talking to your doctor to see if you can get to the root of the problem. Are you taking anything else? Have you been in th...

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Sompraz Hp Kit USE AND BENEFIT

In endoscopy I have been detected H pylori positive and chronic supeficial gastritis with multiple nodule in fundus: My doc has prescribed sompraz hp for 7 days (two times a day after meals) . I am taking it after breakfast and after the meal at night and also taking zapiz .25mg.. Plez tell me whether Sompraz hp will resolve all the above problems or not ## HI, Pampa! I can tell you that it is the appropriate medication to treat H. Pylori, but the only way to know if it will resolve the problem for you is to try it and see. It has been proven to be effective for most people that take it. Sompraz HP contains two antibiotics, Clarithromycin and Amoxicillin, as well as a proton pump inhibitor to reduce the amount of acid produced by your stomach that's called Esomeprazole. You can lear...

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Clacee 500 Mg Side Effects/Allergic reactions

tightness in chest and lungs, short of breath, battling to breathe properly (like asthma), headaches, extreme bitter taste in mouth, cramps in feet and legs, pain in joints, itching, gas, short spells of dizziness/blackouts when coughing, coughing spells as soon as a breath of air enters through my mouth. constant urge to cough, scratching in throat, dryness on back of tongue. ## Hi Annie, Are these side effects that you are currently experiencing while taking Clacee or are you just listing them as helpful information? In either case, Clacee contains the active ingredient Clarithromycin. If anyone is seeking more information about the side effects of this medication, you can visit the page below: nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a692005.html#side-effects You can also learn more abo...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Clarithromycin
  • 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.

NDC Database Records for Clarithromycin: (124 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0054-0036 Clarithromycin 250 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0054-0037 Clarithromycin 500 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0093-7157 Clarithromycin 250 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-7158 Clarithromycin 500 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-7244 Clarithromycin 500 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-7528 Clarithromycin 250 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-7529 Clarithromycin 500 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0179-0021 Clarithromycin 500 mg Oral Tablet by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-0076 Clarithromycin 500 mg Oral Tablet by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0378-8250 Clarithromycin 250 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-8500 Clarithromycin 500 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0527-1930 Clarithromycin 500 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated, Extended Release by Lannett Company, Inc.
  • 0527-1931 Clarithromycin 250 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Lannett Company, Inc.
  • 0527-1932 Clarithromycin 500 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Lannett Company, Inc.
  • 0591-2805 Clarithromycin 500 mg/1 Oral Tablet, Film Coated, Extended Release by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0781-1961 Clarithromycin 250 mg Oral Tablet by Sandoz Inc
  • 0781-1962 Clarithromycin 500 mg Oral Tablet by Sandoz Inc
  • 0781-6022 Clarithromycin 125 mg/5ml Oral for Suspension by Sandoz Inc
  • 0781-6023 Clarithromycin 250 mg/5ml Oral for Suspension by Sandoz Inc
  • 10544-522 Clarithromycin 500 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
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Other drugs which contain Clarithromycin or a similar ingredient: (5 results)

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Please can you tell me if Clacee/clarithromycin contains penicillin? ## Hello, Melanie! How are you? No, Clarithromycin ... 1 reply






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