Medicine Overview of Crixan Tablet
Crixan 500 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).
Side Effects of Crixan are Injection site pain, Vomiting, Inflammation, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.
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. Crixan 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 Crixan 500 Tablet with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.
Crixan 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.
In Depth Information on Crixan Tablet
- Crixan 500 Tablet will cure your infection and improve symptoms.
It may cause an upset stomach. If this happens to you, take it with food.
Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
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.
Do not take antacids 2 hours before or after taking Crixan 500 Tablet.
Crixan Tablet related warnings
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Crixan 500 Tablet.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Crixan 500 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.
Crixan 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.
Crixan 500 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Crixan 500 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Crixan 500 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Crixan 500 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Crixan 500 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Crixan 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.
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Frequently asked questions about Crixan Tablet
Q. Is clarithromycin a penicillin, antibiotic, or a fluoroquinolone?
Clarithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic, not a penicillin or fluoroquinolone
Crixan is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Can I take Crixan for bacterial vaginosis, tooth infection, bladder infection, acne and cystitis?
Crixan can be used to treat bacterial vaginosis unless resistance has not been developed against clindamycin or any macrolide antibiotic (Crixan. azithromycin, etc.)
Q. Is Crixan gluten free or contain sulfa?
Crixan is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use. Crixan 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
Q. Does Crixan cause drowsiness, insomnia, or thrush?
Crixan does not cause drowsiness when taken as prescribed. But, it may cause insomnia (sleeplessness) and thrush (infection of mouth caused by candida fungus)
Q. Does Crixan affect birth control?
When taken with birth control pills, Crixan does not affect birth control.
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