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How Long Does Clarithromycin Stay
1-2 days: Depending on the severity of your infection, it takes time for antibiotics to fight and win against your infection. Oral antibiotics must be absorbed into the blood stream to get to the infection. Some infections localize and wall themselves away from the blood supply and are slower to control with oral antibiotics. Such infection need to be drained. ...Read more
How long does it take for antibiotics like clarithromycin and amoxicillin stay in your system for?
Just a few days: Antibiotics typically need to be used for 7=14 days to allow your body defenses to overcome an infection. They will typically stay in your system for a few days after completing treatment. Always important to take the entire course of treatment prescribed to assure complete eradication of the infection and to prevent a resistant infection from developing. ...Read more
Planning a pregnancy. How long should you wait to get pregnant after being on clarithromycin? I took 2 biaxin XL pills 500 mg once daily for 10 days.
Clarithromycin: The elimination half-life of Clarithromycin was about 3 to 4 hours with 250 mg administered every 12 hours but increased to 5 to 7 hours with 500 mg administered every 8 to 12 hours. If you wait 5 half-lives (about 20-35 hours) all the drug should essentially be gone from your body. So if you wait 2 days you should be fine. ...Read more
40 and 15-20 hours: The half life of Metronidazole is 8 hours. The half life of Clarithromycin is 3-4 hours. Half life is the time for the body to eliminate and excrete 1/2 of the drug. It is felt that a drug is completely eliminated after 5 half lives. So 40 hours for Metronidazole and 15-20 hours for clarithromycin. ...Read more
Guickly: Both relatively quickly metabolized 90percent gone at 36 hrs. ...Read more
Medication SEs: Medication side effects are usually temporary. I know of no long term effects from the powerful prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin). It can be hard to take and your stomach may rebel a bit, but it is also vital to get rid of h. Pylori and to treat the underlying irritation or ulceration. ...Read more
How long should it take for prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) to start to work?
Antibiotics work time: Depends on what you are taking if for and what you mean by "work". Into you body in minutes. when it gets to the bugs starts in seconds. If you need more info let's chat so I can help YOU! ...Read more
Just got diagnosed with heavy growth haemophilus parainfluenzae. How long until i feel better. Asthmatic on steroids and biaxin (clarithromycin). Around non imm child?
On clarithromycin. I do not have Long QT. Is the drug above associated with heart rhythm problems purely because it increases QTC?
Helicobacter pylori: Treatment regimens are omeprazole, amoxicillin, and Clarithromycin (oac) for 10 days; bismuth subsalicylate, metronidazole, and tetracycline (bmt) for 14 days; and lansoprazole, amoxicillin, and Clarithromycin (lac), which has been approved for either 10 days or 14 days of treatment. ...Read more
Can clarithromycin cause long qt and sudden death in a healthy person 250 x2 daily for 7days for possible sinus infection?
Very very: Unlikely.Get a more detailed answer ›
How long does it take for Biaxin (clarithromycin) to start working for an ear infection? I started taking it yesterday evening.
A few days: This type of antibiotic works a little slower than the penicillin based types but eventually works well. The tissue and blood level must build to adequate level while it begins to kill the germs. Much of the discomfort of otitis is caused by the pressure of the fluid/germ mix and take time to improve, regardless of treatment.Pain meds like Ibuprofen helps. ...Read more
What's the likelihood of getting prolonged qt or torsade de pointes from taking Biaxin. I don't have any heart problems. ?
Use HealthTap Prime.: It's hard to say what the likelihood is in your case, without knowing your medical history & getting an inventory of medications you are taking or could potentially take. The risk factors are gender (you're female), age (but you're young), & heart disease. If you've ever had QT prolongation before or electrolyte abnormalities, you should avoid Biaxin or at least be monitored by EKG while taking it ...Read more
Does prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) cause tachycardia and if so how long does it take to ware off after the cycle is done?
I just finished taking a prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) treatment for 14 days. Do I need to continue with acid blockers? If yes, for how long? What brand?
Not for infection: However, if GERD is still a concert u should. Any PPI will do unless specific other factors involved (ex. Plavix (clopidogrel) intake, etc). Discuss with ur doctor, as taking PPI isn't without a risk and benefits should be discussed and compared. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Strep didn’t respond to Augmentin now on Biaxin day 3. White spots improving on one tonsil but pain and spots are not on the other. How long to clear?
Strep clearance: Plateaued or slowed improvement is pretty common and is typically caused by inflammation that can linger even after all the bacteria is killed. Both augmentin and biaxin are highly effective against streptococcus, to the extent that you can sometimes see an initial worsening of symptoms due to your body's reaction to the toxins left behind from rapid, massive bacterial cell death. Hope this helps ...Read more
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