Top
20
Doctor insights on: Biaxin Clarithromycin Dosage

Share
1

1
What is amoxil+clarithromycin+iansotrazole, use for and what is the dosage?

What is amoxil+clarithromycin+iansotrazole, use for and what is the 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

Dr. Allan Walkey
411 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
Is clariit 500mg ( clarithromycin) can be used for chlamydia treatment and if yes what is the dosage?

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

4

4
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.

Medication dose: In order to find out the correct dose for a child it is necessary to know his weight and calculate dose. You may confirm with the pharmacist who dispensed the medication and make sure it is the correct dose for your child. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
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

6

6
Is it ok to miss a dose of biaxin (clarithromycin)?

Is it ok to miss a dose of biaxin (clarithromycin)?

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

7

7
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

8

8
Is it ok to miss a dose of biaxin (clarithromycin) to drink alcohol for one night?

Is it ok to miss a dose of biaxin (clarithromycin) to drink alcohol for one night?

In my opinion, no.: You are taking the biaxin (clarithromycin) for a reason. Alcohol will decrease the effectiveness of the antibiotic even if you keep taking it. You need the infection treated, but you do not need the alcohol. ...Read more

10

10
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)?

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)?

Where was infection: Need new antibiotic, possible allergic reaction, a swollen tongue can lead to many other problems..........Worse case scenario-------breathing complications-----seek care from dentist, md, nurse practitioner, do not wait! ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
12

12
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

14

14
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

15

15
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

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
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

17

17
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

18

18
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

20

20
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

Biaxin (Definition)

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