Klacid 500mg Injection

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Composition for Klacid 500mg Injection

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Medicine Overview of Klacid Injection

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Uses of Klacid Injection

Klacid 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 Klacid Injection

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Klacid Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Klacid Injection works

Klacid 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 Klacid Injection

Expert advice for Klacid Injection

  • Your doctor has prescribed Klacid to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Take with food if it causes an upset stomach.
  • 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 Klacid.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Klacid 500mg Injection
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Klacid 500mg Injection.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Klacid 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
Klacid 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
Klacid 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
Klacid 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patien
ts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Klacid 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Klacid 500mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients w
ith liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Klacid 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, Riztran 5mg Tablet, Walacort 0.5mg Tablet, Benipack 8mg 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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Klacid 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
Klacid is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Klacid can be used to treat bacterial vaginosis unless resistance has not been developed against clindamycin or any macrolide antibiotic (Klacid. azithromycin, etc.)
Klacid is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use. Klacid 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
Klacid 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, Klacid does not affect birth control.
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