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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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I took mdma while on penicillin then took clarithromycin 2.5 weeks later. Will this delay a girls period?

I took mdma while on penicillin then took clarithromycin 2.5 weeks later. Will this delay a girls period?

No: But if you had unprotected sex while on the mdma it might. Chronic drug abuse causes many problems with women's reproductive endocrinology, but one time use of penicillin, biaxin (clarithromycin) or mdma would not likely cause any problems. Mdma is an increasingly more dangerous drug, with impure forms like"molly" causing death and severe complications like seizures and brain damage. Put away the toys! ...Read more

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Could biaxin (clarithromycin) cause a delay or miss a period?

Could biaxin (clarithromycin) cause a delay or miss a period?

Well...maybe...: I have not actually heard of an antibiotic directly causing a delay of a period. However, presuming that there was a significant infection (which was then treated with the biaxin) the infection and the effects may have interrupted your normal cycle. Of course a delayed period may be due to other issues. Could you be pregnant? ...Read more

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How common is anaphylaxis shock with macrolides?

How common is anaphylaxis shock with macrolides?

Rare: There are a few case reports in the literature for both adults and children with documented anaphylactic reactions to macrolides. Overall this class of antibiotic is associated with far fewer such reactions compared to penicillin, penicillin derivatives and quinolones. ...Read more

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I cannot take zithromax, but I have taken another macrolide several times in the last few years (clarithromycin)?

Not uncommon: There are many people who are not allergic to a class of medications, but tolerate some macrolides better than others. ...Read more

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Macrolides/tetracyclines toxic in any way?

Macrolides/tetracyclines toxic in any way?

What does toxic mean: They are toxic to bacteria. Not usually toxic to humans side effects are possible...Macrolides often cause stomach irritation. Tetracycline may discolor teeth with long term use and are inactivated by concomitant intake of dairy products containing calcium or iron containing vitamins and antacids. ...Read more

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How effective are macrolides for crs wid polyps.I have been advised clarithromycin 250 a day for a month.Have already undergone fess, dns 10 yrs back.

How effective are macrolides for crs wid polyps.I have been advised clarithromycin 250 a day for a month.Have already undergone fess, dns 10 yrs back.

Are you allergic....: To pcn? Generally Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is a better choice. If u r having acute sinusitis (& chronic) then prolonged antibiotic treatment w/ steroids is recommended (augmentin, clinda, or avelox). European guidelines include macrolides as an option. For crs w/ np & obstruction oral steroids are recommended, w/o obstruction topical steroids. W/o symptoms of acute infection, antibiotic benefit is unproven. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Balin
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Eryc Delayed Release (Definition)

Eryc delayed release is a macrolide which is a kind of anti-bacterial ...Read more


Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Macrolide Antibiotic (Definition)

Macrolides are a kind of anti-bacterial ...Read more