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Dr. Allan Walkey
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Clarithromycin (Definition)

Treats and prevents infections. Also used in combination with other medicines to treat duodenal ulcers caused by h. Pylori. This medicine ...Read more


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Could the biaxin (500mg-12h)be interacting with my Seroquel XR (100mg-bedtime)? Seroquel feels stronger. Also on dexedrine, wellbutrin (bupropion) xl, salbutamol

Could the biaxin (500mg-12h)be interacting with my Seroquel XR (100mg-bedtime)? Seroquel feels stronger. Also on dexedrine, wellbutrin (bupropion) xl, salbutamol

Major interactions: Amongst all the drugs you mentioned,yes the seroquel would become stronger with biaxin,good observation, but salbutamol too would interact with biaxin, these combinations can cause heart beat irregularities an untoward complications.As for the other 2 u r on: dexedrine and bupropion, them together or in combination with seroquel need to be monitored with doses adjustments, or finding alternatives ...Read more

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I accidentally took twice the prescribed dose of biaxin (clarithromycin) 500mg for the past 3 days. What side effects should I be concerned about? I have bronchitis.

I accidentally took twice the prescribed dose of biaxin (clarithromycin) 500mg for the past 3 days. What side effects should I be concerned about? I have bronchitis.

GI upset: You can expect some nausea, queasiness, loose stool, abdominal cramping. Ou may feel a bit weak and lightheaded if you develop a lot of diarrhea. Drink some gatorade and get back on the prescribed dosing. ...Read more

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Can I smoke while on biaxin (clarithromycin)?

Can I smoke while on biaxin (clarithromycin)?

Yes but no: Yes, you can smoke...But you shouldn't. For all i know, smoking is the reason you're taking biaxin (clarithromycin) in the first place! ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: clarithromycin?

Please describe the medication: clarithromycin?

Antibiotic: Treats and prevents infections. Also used in combination with other medicines to treat duodenal ulcers caused by h. Pylori. This medicine is a macrolide antibiotic. ...Read more

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What are the effects of biaxin / clarithromycin?

What are the effects of biaxin / clarithromycin?

Lots: Check out https://online.Epocrates.Com/noframe/showpage.Do?Method=drugs&monographid=451 & http://www.Drugs.Com/biaxin.Html for more info on this macrolide antibiotic. ...Read more

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Can you get high off biaxin (clarithromycin) xl?

I doubt it: I have never heard of anyone getting high off of an antibiotic. ...Read more

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Can you take clarithromycin if its expired 1 year?

No: It won't harm you but will probably not be effective. Do not take it. Get a new prescription. ...Read more

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What is the drug biaxin (clarithromycin) used to treat?

Bacterial infections: Check out https://online.Epocrates.Com/noframe/showpage.Do?Method=drugs&monographid=451 & http://www.Drugs.Com/biaxin.Html for more info on this macrolide antibiotic. ...Read more

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Is clarithromycin as dangerous as they say it is? I just took my first dose.....

All: meds have side effects. Some obviously have more than others. Your doctor prescribed this medicine for you. He/she knows your history and your other medicines so I would not worry about taking this med. If you should have a reaction to the medicine stop asap and call your doctor ...Read more

Biaxin (Definition)

Clarithromycin is an anti-bacterial which is a kind ...Read more