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Crixan 500mg Injection

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Composition for Crixan 500mg Injection

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Primary uses of Crixan 500mg Injection

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1038.12
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Crixan Injection

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Uses of Crixan Injection

Crixan 500mg Injection 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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Crixan Injection side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Crixan Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer. Crixan 500mg Injection 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 500mg Injection with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.

How Crixan Injection works

Crixan 500mg Injection 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 Crixan Injection

Expert advice for Crixan Injection

  • Crixan 500mg Injection 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 500mg Injection.
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Crixan Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Crixan Injection
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Crixan 500mg Injection.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Crixan 500mg Injection 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Crixan 500mg Injection 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
Crixan 500mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Crixan 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Crixan 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Crixan 500mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Crixan 500mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Crixan Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Crixan 500mg Injection, 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 about Crixan Injection

Frequently asked questions about Clarithromycin

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
Crixan can be used to treat bacterial vaginosis unless resistance has not been developed against clindamycin or any macrolide antibiotic (Crixan. azithromycin, etc.)
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
Crixan 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, Crixan does not affect birth control.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Crixan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Crixan with Zolmitriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zolmitriptan: Zolmist, Zolmit, Zolpax
Crixan with Eletriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Crixan with Sirolimus
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune, Toraft, Rapolax
Crixan with Rizatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rizatriptan: Rizact, Rizatan, Rizatrip, Maxalt Rpd, Ritza, Rizatrip Odt, Rizora, Riztran, Receptan
Crixan with Simvastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Crixan with Sumatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sumatriptan: Imijet, Sumitrex
Crixan with Disopyramide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Crixan with Naratriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naratriptan: Naratrex
Crixan with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin, Reboot, Reboxxin, Narebox
Crixan with Almotriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Almotriptan: Almotan, Almigra, Almogril
Crixan with Lovastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Crixan with Azelnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azelnidipine: Azovas
Crixan with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pivasta, Livastat, Pitava
Crixan with Tofisopam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tofisopam: Nextril, Toficalm, Tolrina, Tofisern
Crixan with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm, Palido-OD
Medicines with composition Dexamethasone Intravitreal Implant: Ozurdex
Crixan with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Crixan with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap, Estizide, Medip, Monozide, Neurap, Atarap, Larap
Crixan with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem, Danavir, Daruvir
Crixan with Buspirone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Buspirone: Supiron B, Buscalm, Buspin, Tamspar, Busiron, Buspidac, Buson
Crixan with Morphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Morphine: Morphitroy, Morcontin, Morcon, Koxma Tag, Duramor, Vermor
Crixan with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil, Picasa
Crixan with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium, Asenapt
Crixan with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure, Calmperidone
Crixan with Zuclopenthixol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Crixan with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Durogesic, Fent, Trofentyl, Fendrop
Crixan with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate, Becoride, Bevent, Nidcort
Crixan with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon, Cophedrin E
Crixan with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol, Flurilept, Mopendol, Flumap
Crixan with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine, Dolowin Old, Susevin
Crixan with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia, Blonitas
Crixan with Fenticonazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenticonazole: Fenza
Crixan with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam, Anxozap, Talirest, Boxa, Serepax
Crixan with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr, Drulong, S-Amlode, S-Amleod, S Max, Amlovas S
Crixan with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan, Virodin
Crixan with Pravastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pravastatin: Pravator
Crixan with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Crixan with Ebastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Best, Ebahist, Ebtin, Erostin, Sibastin, Ebal, Ebibast, Stin, Ebasil, Temasil, Ecbast
Crixan with Mizolastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist
Crixan with Astemizole
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze, Stemiz, Alerzole, Acipax
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