What is Clarithromycin
Biaxin (Clarithromycin), sold under the brand name Biaxin to name a few, is an antbiotic prescribed to treat various bacterial contagions. This includes strep throat, pneumonia, skin infections, H. pylori infection, as well as Lyme disease, to name a few. Biaxin (Clarithromycin) could be taken orally as a tablet or fluid. Biaxin is understood as a macrolide antibiotic. Biaxin works by stopping the development of bacteria. Take this medicine by mouth regardless of consuming food as recommended by your doctor, usually every 12 hrs. If indigestion happens, you may take it with food or milk. Get emergency medical assistance if you experience any of these signs of an allergy: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your lips, face, tongue, or throat. You need to tell your doctor promptly in case you experience a significant negative effects including: headache with breast pain and serious dizziness, shortness of breath, rapid or pounding heartbeats, passing out; looseness of the bowels that is watery or bloody; fever, flu signs, inflamed glands, body pains, new or intensifying coughing; very easy extravasation or bleeding, skin exanthema, severe tingling, numbness, discomfort or muscle convulsion.
How to order Biaxin
Ordering Biaxin with our pharmacy service is very quick as well as very simple. But at the same time you must take your treatment with a great care. Even if you have currently checked out the direction meticulously and you are sure this medication will eventially help you, always keep in mind to consult your physician initially.
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Generic Biaxin is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication can also be used in combination with anti-ulcer medications to treat certain types of stomach ulcers. It may also be used to prevent certain bacterial infections. Generic Biaxin is a macrolide antibiotic that works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This antibiotic only treats bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (e.g., common cold, flu). Unnecessary use or overuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness.
Take Generic Biaxin by mouth with or without food. Generic Biaxin works best if it is taken at the same time each day. Continue to take Generic Biaxin even if you feel well. Do not miss any doses.
Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome:
- Abnormal taste; diarrhea; headache; indigestion; nausea; stomach discomfort; vomiting.
- Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
- Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); bloody stools; confusion; decreased urination; depression; emotional or mood changes; hallucinations; nightmares; severe diarrhea; severe stomach pain/cramps; trouble sleeping.
Before taking clarithromycin, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other macrolide antibiotics (e.g., erythromycin, azithromycin); or if you have any other allergies.
This medication should be used with caution if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: liver or kidney disease, certain heart problems (e.g., QTc prolongation, bradycardia), mineral imbalance (e.g., low potassium or magnesium levels), family history of certain heart rhythm disorders (QTc prolongation).
This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. Based on information for similar drugs, this medication may pass into breast milk. Therefore, consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
Generic Biaxin should be avoided by patients known to be allergic to clarithromycin or other chemically similar macrolide antibiotics, such as erythromycin. Generic Biaxin can significantly increase blood levels of the active metabolite of terfenadine (Seldane) when these two medications are co-administered. Erythromycin, another macrolide antibiotic structurally similar to clarithromycin, has been known to interact with astemizole (Hismanal), loratadine (Claritin), bromocriptine, warfarin (Coumadin), carbamazepine (Tegretol), cyclosporine, digoxin (Lanoxin), disopyramide (Norpace), ergotamine, lovastatin (Mevacor), phenytoin (Dilantin), theophylline, triazolam (Halcion), and valproate to alter the blood levels of these medicines. Whether Generic Biaxin can interfere similarly with these medications is not clearly established.
Treatment with Generic Biaxin and other antibiotics can alter normal bacteria flora of the colon and permit overgrowth of C. difficile, a bacteria responsible for pseudomembranous colitis. Patients who develop pseudomembranous colitis as a result of antibiotics treatment can experience diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever, and sometimes even shock. Safe use with children has not been established. It is not habit forming.
If you miss a dose of Generic Biaxin, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.