Crixan 500mg Injection

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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Crixan 500mg Injection

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Primarily used for

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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Side effects of Crixan Injection

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.

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

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Crixan immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Crixan 500mg Injection
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Crixan 500mg Injection.
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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.
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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.
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Driving
Crixan 500mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Crixan 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patien
ts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Crixan 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Crixan 500mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients w
ith liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Crixan 500mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Riztran 10mg Tablet, Paliris 6mg Tablet, Betsone 0.5mg 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 Crixan 500mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for 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.
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One of the following vendor pharmacies will deliver Crixan 500mg Injection: GNC, MPC, HEX, DYG, MMS, SJP, HGI, OIP, DFP, BLP, EQN, EMB, 9T9, JIV, SHP, IPL, ZVP, ATL, SWA, LHA, AGT, USF, SBL, PSP, DEL, PTS, RPP, FGH, OHM, ADT, NWP, PLT, OLT, AAY, GTK, DLP, JMJ, GPT, BTM, RUS, NDP, AAR, PNT, SAT, SSA, AYU, PEN, MAX, OWP, HIP, ATP, RSS, STA, BIO, KHH, NVL, MAK, DDR, HBV, DPP, LCC, SBA, RJH, WSI, BSN, SHM, MOM, RKS, GTC

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