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Is there a such thing as withdrawal symptoms when taking amoxicillan and clarithromycin for 14 days?

Is there a such thing as withdrawal symptoms when taking amoxicillan and clarithromycin for 14 days?

Antibiotic issues: Never heard of antibiotic withdrawals. Probably something else and coincidental with you stopping the medicine. :) ...Read more

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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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I was on prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) for 2 weeksand omeprazole 80mg perday for a week. It's been 3 days I stopped, now feeling tired and aches. Is that withdrawal of ppi?

I was on prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) for 2 weeksand omeprazole 80mg perday for a week. It's been 3 days I stopped, now feeling tired and aches. Is that withdrawal of ppi?

Not usually: Prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) was to treat bacteria in your gut and adjust acid level. Gi system goes through an adjustment with these powerful meds, sometimes just the change of stopping them can contribute to symptoms described. Should improve. ...Read more

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What are side effect of?Biaxin?

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 I drink while on Clarithromycin?

Can I drink while on Clarithromycin?

Etoh and Clarithro: Phillip353 ~ you can drink on anything (except FLAGYL! and ANTABUSE! ) but reduce intake. ( Clarithro can cause diarrea or intest hurrying and so does alcohol. The combination could reduce absorption of antibiotic) So yes, but dont let the dog out ! And I am trusting your 19y to behave as 49y , k? :-)) ...Read more

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Can you mix clarithromycin and alleve?

Yes: There should be no problem with this combination. ...Read more

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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

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Is it safe to take expired biaxin (clarithromycin) xl?

Is it safe to take expired biaxin (clarithromycin) xl?

Officially, not safe: Medications are not proven to be safe nor proven to be effective after their expiration dates. Of course, that does not mean bad things will surely happen if one takes expired biaxin (clarithromycin). If one has no problems taking good biaxin (clarithromycin), it is unlikely that a bad problem will happen with recently expired biaxin (clarithromycin). Expired tetracycline, however, has been known to damage the liver. ...Read more

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Anyone taking biaxin (clarithromycin) for early bronchitis?

Anyone taking biaxin (clarithromycin) for early bronchitis?

You don't need it: Is anyone? Yes. Should they be? No. Studies have shown that taking antibiotics for acute bronchitis is no more effective than taking a placebo. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to mix clarithromycin with ibprophen?

Yes: This should not be a problem although theoretically the two together might increase the risk of seizures in individuals prone to these because they both stimulate the brain. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking biaxin (clarithromycin)?

GI upset: Gi problems (diarrhea, belly pain, nausea, vomiting, bad taste, heartburn). Rash. Headaches. If you have coronary artery disease, talk with your heart doctor (there's some concern about heart conduction problems and possible bad heart rhythms. ...Read more

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What side effects are associated with biaxin (clarithromycin)?

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What side effects are associated with 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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How long does it take clarithromycin to absorb in the bloodstream?

Less than an hour.: Most patients will have bloodstream effect within 30 to 60 minutes. If you have slow stomach emptying (diabetes?), it may take a bit longer. ...Read more

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Can I mix clarithromycin with yogurt to give to my 2 year old son?

Not a problem: Adding this to yogurt or other such food will not interfere with the absorption of the drug. Do whatever you need to get the kid to take it. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Biaxin (clarithromycin) overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Biaxin (clarithromycin) overdose?

Biaxin OD: Biaxin (clarithromycin) is an antibiotic. An overdose is when an excessive or dangerous amount of a medication or substance is used. ...Read more

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I ust finished taking clarithromycin yesterday can I take dilaudid today?

No drug interactions: There are no known drug interactions between dilaudid and clarithromycin - so yes, it is safe to take your dilaudid as prescribed. The half-life of clarithromycin is relatively short anyway - 5 to 7 hours - which means it's pretty much out of your system after 1 day. Hope you feel better. ...Read more

Biaxin (Definition)

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