Claron

Claron

clarithromycin

Manufacturer:

Siam Bheasach

Distributor:

Siam Pharmaceutical
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Clarithromycin
Indications/Uses
Mild to moderate upper & lower resp tract, skin & soft tissue infections. Disseminated mycobacterial infections, duodenal ulcer due to H. pylori.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 250 mg bid. Severe infection 500 mg bid for 6-14 days. Mycobacterial infections 500 mg bid. Renal impairment CrCl <30 mL/min 250 mg once daily or bid for severe infections for not more than 14 days. Childn 15 mg/kg/day divided dose 12 hrly up to 500 mg bid for 10 days.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to macrolides.
Special Precautions
Pregnancy, lactation, impaired hepatic function. Renal impairment.
Adverse Reactions
Diarrhea, nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting & dyspepsia, headache & taste perversion.
Drug Interactions
Carbamazepine, theophylline, zidovudine, ergot alkaloid.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01FA09 - clarithromycin ; Belongs to the class of macrolides. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Claron FC tab 250 mg
Packing/Price
1 × 10's;10 × 10's
Form
Claron FC tab 500 mg
Packing/Price
1 × 10's;10 × 10's
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