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.
Q. Can the use of Clarimac 500mg Tablet cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Clarimac 500mg Tablet 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 Clarimac 500mg Tablet takes to work?
Usually, Clarimac 500mg Tablet starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.
Q. What if I don't get better after using Clarimac 500mg Tablet?
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 Clarimac 500mg Tablet cause infertility?
There is no firm evidence to suggest that the use of Clarimac 500mg Tablet will cause infertility in males or females.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 27th Sep 2021. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.