Clamycin 250mg Tablet

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Composition for Clamycin 250mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Clamycin Tablet

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Uses of Clamycin Tablet

Clamycin 250mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
It is used in infections of tonsils, sinus, ear, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
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Side effects of Clamycin Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Clamycin Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Clamycin 250mg Tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Clamycin 250mg Tablet with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.

How Clamycin Tablet works

Clamycin 250mg tablet is a macrolide antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Clamycin Tablet

Expert advice for Clamycin Tablet

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
  • Will not work for viral infections like cold and flu.
  • Nausea and diarrhoea are common side effects. Inform your doctor if they do not go away or if you see blood or mucus in stools.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Clamycin 250mg Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Clamycin 250mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Clamycin 250mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Clamycin 250mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

There may be a possibility of diarrhea or rash in the baby.
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Driving
Clamycin 250mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Clamycin 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Clamycin 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Clamycin 250mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wi
th liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Clamycin 250mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Riztran 10mg Tablet, Riztran 5mg Tablet, Paliris 6mg Tablet, Walacort 0.5mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Clarithromycin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Clamycin 250mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Clarithromycin

Q. Is clarithromycin a penicillin, antibiotic, or a fluoroquinolone?
Clarithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic, not a penicillin or fluoroquinolone
Clamycin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Clamycin can be used to treat bacterial vaginosis unless resistance has not been developed against clindamycin or any macrolide antibiotic (Clamycin. azithromycin, etc.)
Clamycin is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use. Clamycin is not a sulfa drug/does not contain sulpha
Q. Can I take clarithromycin with amoxicillin, paracetamol, ibuprofen, omeprazole, metronidazole or Nyquil?
Yes clarithromycin can be taken with amoxicillin, paracetamol, ibuprofen, omeprazole, metronidazole or Nyquil. Always consult your physician before use
Clamycin does not cause drowsiness when taken as prescribed. But, it may cause insomnia (sleeplessness) and thrush (infection of mouth caused by candida fungus)
When taken with birth control pills, Clamycin does not affect birth control.
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