Klarim 250mg Tablet

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Composition for Klarim 250mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Klarim Tablet

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Uses of Klarim Tablet

Klarim 250mg 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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Side effects of Klarim Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Klarim 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Klarim 250mg Tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Klarim 250mg Tablet with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.

How Klarim Tablet works

Klarim 250mg tablet 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 Klarim Tablet

Expert advice for Klarim Tablet

  • 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 Klarim 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 Klarim 250mg Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Klarim 250mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Klarim 250mg 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Klarim 250mg 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.
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Driving
Klarim 250mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Klarim 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Klarim 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Klarim 250mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Klarim 250mg Tablet 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, Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml

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 Klarim 250mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Clarithromycin

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