Heliclar 500 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Heliclar Tablet
Heliclar 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).
Heliclar Tablet side effects
Common
  • Injection site pain
  • Vomiting
  • Inflammation
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhoea
How to use Heliclar 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. Heliclar 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 Heliclar 500 mg Tablet with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.
How Heliclar Tablet works
Heliclar 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.
Heliclar Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Heliclar 500 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Heliclar 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
Heliclar 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
Heliclar 500 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Heliclar 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Heliclar 500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Heliclar 500 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Heliclar 500 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Heliclar Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Heliclar 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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Expert Advice

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  • Heliclar 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 Heliclar 500 mg Tablet.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Heliclar with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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LIFE-THREATENING
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LIFE-THREATENING
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Heliclar

Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
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FAQs

Q. Is clarithromycin a penicillin, antibiotic, or a fluoroquinolone?
Clarithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic, not a penicillin or fluoroquinolone
Q. Is Heliclar safe?
Heliclar is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Can I take Heliclar for bacterial vaginosis, tooth infection, bladder infection, acne and cystitis?
Heliclar can be used to treat bacterial vaginosis unless resistance has not been developed against clindamycin or any macrolide antibiotic (Heliclar. azithromycin, etc.)
Q. Is Heliclar gluten free or contain sulfa?
Heliclar is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use. Heliclar 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 Heliclar cause drowsiness, insomnia, or thrush?
Heliclar 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 Heliclar affect birth control?
When taken with birth control pills, Heliclar does not affect birth control.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 24th Aug 2018.
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