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Ibuprofen (Definition)

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more


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Can I take ibuprofen Pm with clarithromycin?

Can I take ibuprofen Pm with clarithromycin?

Yes: Understand many of the side effects of both meds are GI in nature. You may get up set stomach and wonder if it is either meds. I would not take them long together but for several night that should be ok. Ibuprofen PM can leave a hang over effect. Be careful with how much you take. ...Read more

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Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) pm while on clarithromycin?

Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) pm while on clarithromycin?

Yes: There should be no interactions between those two medications. ...Read more

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Can I take biaxin for uti, ibuprofen, aczone gel for acne and clarithromycin 500 mg at same time? My acne has gotten worse (mild to moderate &diabetic

Can I take biaxin for uti, ibuprofen, aczone gel for acne and clarithromycin 500 mg at same time? My acne has gotten worse (mild to moderate &diabetic

Biaxin (clarithromycin) and clarithro: Are both the same medicine just different names trade & generic respectively. Make sure there is no duplication in meds. This could happen if your doctor does not know what the other doc is giving you. ...Read more

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Can I mix Advil (ibuprofen) with clarithromycin?

Advil (ibuprofen): Yes, make sure you monitor heartburn and GI side effects. ...Read more

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I took Advil (ibuprofen) for cramps while on clarithromycin, amoxicillin, and omeprazole for h pylori. Is this okay? I'm freaking out I was told I shouldn't.

Advil/H.Pylori: You have h. Pylori, which is a bacteria known to cause peptic ulcer disease. You are being treated with the above agents, which is appropriate. You are taking advil (ibuprofen), (ibuprofen) which could cause peptic ulcer disease, but there is no drug interaction between the agents you are taking for h. Pylori. Suggest no advil (ibuprofen) while being treated for your peptic ulcers/h. Pylori. ...Read more

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Why would someone take Clarithromycin?

Clarithromycin: Clarithromycin is an antibiotic (macrolide) for infection treatment and prevention. ...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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I am allergic to Erithromycin. Can I take Clarithromycin?

I am allergic to Erithromycin. Can I take Clarithromycin?

Not recommended: As both are Macrolide class of drugs, could possibly trigger allergy.
Advise stay away and try another class of drugs. ...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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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

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Can I take Aspirine along with Clarithromycin? I also take Escitalopramum on a daily basis. Thank you very much for the answer!

Can I take Aspirine along with Clarithromycin? I also take Escitalopramum on a daily basis. Thank you very much for the answer!

Consult Cardiologist: Escitalopram interacts with both Clarithromycin and aspirin to produce heart rhythm abnormalities and prolonged bleeding.
Presumably the physicians who prescribed those drugs know what else you're taking, but go over it with your internist or cardiologist. Ask him/her if it's ok to take aspirin. Perhaps he'll suggest another NSAID like Tylenol. ...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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Can I take hydrocodone with clarithromycin?

Can I take hydrocodone with clarithromycin?

Yes: There are no significant interactions between these 2 medications. ...Read more

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Can I take Advil pm with biaxin (clarithromycin)?

Can I take Advil pm with biaxin (clarithromycin)?

Yes: Per interactions checking, no significant dangerous interactions are reported. However, Ibuprofen and biaxin (clarithromycin) can both cause stomach upset. ...Read more

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Can I take biaxin (clarithromycin) and klonopin together?

No: Clarithromycin blocks the metabolism of benzodiazepines and can cause a serious elevation in klonopin's blood level resulting in significant side-effects. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to take clarithromycin with tramadol?

Yes: There is no known drug interaction between tramadol and clarithromycin.
If you have concern, please discuss it with your prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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Can I take 500 mgs of Biaxin (clarithromycin) with Amoxicillin?

Can I take 500 mgs of Biaxin (clarithromycin) with Amoxicillin?

Yes: Biaxin (clarithromycin) is an antibiotic that is in a different class than amoxicillin. They kill different bacteria. So, it is possible that your doctor prescribed both to cover 2 types of bacteria ...Read more

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I finished my clarithromycin three days ago. Can I take sildenafil?

Yes, . ..: Since both drugs belong to different categories, effects, & side effects - antibiotics for infection vs vasodilation for poor erection. At times, ignorance may mix potential side effects from each other. So, you may use it as long as knowing various side effects may occur to certain persons in different ways. More? Ask your prescribing doctor. ...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


Biaxin (Definition)

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