Clarithromycin 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.
Yes, the use of Broclars can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.
Q. How long does Broclars takes to work?
Usually, Broclars starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.
Q. Can I stop taking Broclars when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Broclars and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Q. What if I don't get better after using Broclars?
Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.
Q. Can the use of Broclars cause infertility?
There is no firm evidence to suggest that the use of Broclars will cause infertility in males or females.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 24th Mar 2019. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.