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Composition FOR CRIXAN 500mg tablet

Clarithromycin(500mg)

food interaction for CRIXAN tablet

alcohol interaction for CRIXAN tablet

pregnancy interaction for CRIXAN tablet

lactation interaction for CRIXAN tablet

medicine interaction for CRIXAN tablet

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alcohol
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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Crixan 500mg tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Crixan 500mg tablet with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.
UNSAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Crixan 500mg tablet.
SAFE
Crixan 500mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Crixan 500mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR CRIXAN 500mg tablet

    Clarithromycin(500mg)

    Crixan tablet uses

    Crixan 500mg tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and bacterial skin infections.

    How crixan tablet works

    Crixan 500mg tablet is an antibiotic. It stops the bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

    Common side effects of crixan tablet

    Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Jaundice, Abnormal liver function tests, Blisters on skin, Altered taste, Shortness of breath, Flatulence, Headache, Heartburn, Hoarseness of voice, Yellow discoloration of skin, Yellow discoloration of eye, Chills, Fever.

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR CRIXAN 500MG TABLET

    Patients taking CRIXAN 500MG TABLET

    • 50%
      Twice A Day
    • 50%
      Once A Day

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    Expert advice FOR CRIXAN tablet

    • Do not start or continue the clarithromycin tablets/suspension and consult your doctor, if you are allergic to clarithromycin or any macrolide antibiotic (ex. azithromycin,).
    • Do not start or continue the clarithromycin tablets/suspension, if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
    • Do not start or continue the clarithromycin tablets/suspension, if you develop severe or prolonged diarrhea during or after receiving clarithromycin.
    • If clarithromycin tablets make you feel dizzy, do not drive, operate machinery or do anything that requires you to be alert.

    Frequently asked questions FOR CRIXAN 500mg tablet

    Clarithromycin

    Q. Is clarithromycin a penicillin, antibiotic, or a fluoroquinolone?
    Clarithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic, not a penicillin or fluoroquinolone
    Q. Is clarithromycin safe?
    Clarithromycin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
    Q. Can I take clarithromycin for bacterial vaginosis, tooth infection, bladder infection, acne and cystitis?
    Clarithromycin can be used to treat bacterial vaginosis unless resistance has not been developed against clindamycin or any macrolide antibiotic (clarithromycin, azithromycin, etc.)
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    Q. Is clarithromycin gluten free or contain sulfa?
    Clarithromycin is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use. Clarithromycin 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 clarithromycin cause drowsiness, insomnia, or thrush?
    Clarithromycin 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 clarithromycin affect birth control?
    When taken with birth control pills, clarithromycin does not affect birth control.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)