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Crixan OD 500 mg Tablet

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Composition for Crixan OD 500 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Crixan OD 500 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Crixan Tablet

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Uses of Crixan Tablet

Crixan OD 500 mg 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).
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Crixan Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Crixan are Injection site pain, Vomiting, Inflammation, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Crixan 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. Crixan OD 500 mg 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 OD 500 mg Tablet with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.

How Crixan Tablet works

Crixan OD 500 mg 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

Expert advice for Crixan Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Crixan Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Crixan OD 500 mg 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

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

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