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Clarigard 500 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Clarigard Tablet

Clarigard Tablet side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Clarigard 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. Clarigard 500 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Take it with food if you are experiencing stomach upset.
Avoid Clarigard 500 Tablet with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.

How Clarigard Tablet works

Clarigard 500 Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.

Clarigard Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Clarigard 500 Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Clarigard 500 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Clarigard 500 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.
Driving
Clarigard 500 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Clarigard 500 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Clarigard 500 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Clarigard 500 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Clarigard 500 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Clarigard Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Clarigard 500 Tablet, 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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Clarigard 500 Tablet to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it 1 hour before or two hours after food.
  • Do not take antacids 2 hours before or after taking Clarigard 500 Tablet.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Stop taking Clarigard 500 Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Clarigard with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Sumisun
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Migsun
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Samwell
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Densol
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stacort
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Benikite
SERIOUS
Brand(s): R Zep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Antep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Norma, Cizonil
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Clarigard

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I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
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Infertility
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Clarigard cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Clarigard can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Clarigard takes to work?

Usually, Clarigard starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. Can I stop taking Clarigard when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Clarigard and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Clarigard?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can the use of Clarigard cause infertility?

There is no firm evidence to suggest that the use of Clarigard will cause infertility in males or females.

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Atlanta Arcade, Marol Church Road, Andheri (East), Mumbai - 400059, INDIA.
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