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Biaxin Clarithromycin Dosage
Prevacid (lansoprazole): This combination is called a prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin). Each "pack" contains 2 capsules of lansoprazole, 2 capsules of Clarithromycin and 4 capsules of amoxicillin. The dose is one pack divided into 2 daily doses for 2 weeks. It is used to treat h. Pylori induced gastroesophageal reflux disease. ...Read more
Is clariit 500mg ( clarithromycin) can be used for chlamydia treatment and if yes what is the dosage?
No!: Clarithromycin is more effective in treating respiratory tract infections. Azithromycin (1000mg one dose per mouth) and Erythromycin (500mg every 6 hour per mouth for 7 days) are from the same class and have better efficacy in treating the genitourinary infections (such as Chlamydia). ...Read more
I ate biaxin 4 h pylori but vomited it, onsame day i took 1.5/2 dosage of med. i didnt havemy med 4 2 more days, after taking med i get worse abd pain?
My 6 yr old son has strep a and the clinic prescibed him clarithromycin 250 mg tablets twice a day. Yellow oval ones. Is this the right dosage? He wont take the liquid.
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
Depends on…: Whether missed dose is at beginning of treatment or towards the end. Missing dose at beginning may allow drug level to drop below the therapeutic level; so bacterial resistance may develop. Missed dose towards end of therapy shouldn't do serious harm since a therapeutic level has been maintained. If possible, take the missed dose as soon as possible unless next dose is due. ...Read more
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.
Was on biaxin (clarithromycin) for a bacterial infection and on the last few day I have noticed that my tongue is swollen. Took my last dose this morning (02/28/2103)?
Prescribed Clarithromycin on 3rd dose.after I take the roof of my mouth itch and random spots on my face.online says mild itch less serious sideeffect?
Took my last dose of clarithromycin for an infection in my ears, throat and lungs. I feel better but my phlegm is still green. Should I be concerned?
Mgt: After a course of antibiotics, you should not be producing phlegm, another course may be indicated. Please check with your PCP. ...Read more
No: It won't harm you but will probably not be effective. Do not take it. Get a new prescription. ...Read more