Clariwin

Clariwin

clarithromycin

Manufacturer:

Micro Labs

Distributor:

Zizawa Healthcare
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Clarithromycin
Indications/Uses
Upper & lower resp tract infections, pharyngitis/tonsillitis, acute maxillary sinusitis, acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, pneumonia, uncomplicated skin & skin-structure infection.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Upper resp tract infections 250-500 mg for 10-14 days. Lower resp tract infections 250 mg for 7-14 days. Uncomplicated skin & skin-structure infections 250 mg for 7-14 days.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Mild to severe pseudomembranous colitis. Patients w/ renal &/or hepatic impairment. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Diarrhoea, nausea, abnormal taste, dyspepsia, abdominal pain/discomfort & headache.
Drug Interactions
Increased serum theophylline conc. May increase conc of carbamazepine. Terfenadine. May elevate digoxin levels.
MIMS Class
Macrolides
ATC Classification
J01FA09 - clarithromycin ; Belongs to the class of macrolides. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Clariwin film-coated tab 500 mg
Packing/Price
10's
Form
Clariwin tab 250 mg
Packing/Price
10's
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