What is Claridar?
Clarithromycin is an antibiotic that belongs to a group called macrolides, which works by inhibiting the synthesis of proteins in bacteria and germs, which limits their growth and reproduction. This medicine is effective against a wide range of bacteria such as:
Claridar side effects
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What are the uses of Claridar?
It is used to treat many conditions, such as:
Acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis
Acute maxillary sinusitis
Pharyngitis or tonsillitis.
Pharyngitis caused by streptococcus bacteria.
Community acquired pneumonia.
Prevention of endocarditis.
It may also be used in some cases as an alternative to penicillin in patients who are allergic to penicillin in the treatment of a number of conditions such as prevention of bacterial endocarditis in some high-risk cases or others.
What are the contraindications for the use of Claridar?
should not be used in the following cases:
Hypersensitivity to clarithromycin or any of its ingredients.
Clarithromycin was concomitantly used with any of the ergot-derived therapies, pimozide, or cisperide.
A history of cholestatic jaundice or liver failure when using clarithromycin.
What are the side effects of Claridar?
Among the side effects of the treatment (the most common): headache, appearance of a skin rash (especially in children), a feeling of an abnormal taste in the mouth, in addition to diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain, and indigestion.
What are the precautions for using Claridar?
Safety category during pregnancy: C: There are currently no adequate studies to confirm the safety of the treatment in the fetus; Treatment is used if the therapeutic benefit outweighs the risk to the fetus. You should consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking the medication if you are pregnant.
Lactation: The drug is excreted in the milk of a nursing mother. You should tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are breast-feeding before taking this medicine.
The attending physician should be informed in the event of kidney problems.
The attending physician must be informed in the event of a disease or disease in the coronary arteries in the heart, as some cases may require special precautionary measures or modified doses.
Stop using the medicine immediately in the event of any allergic reaction such as skin rash, shortness of breath, or symptoms indicating liver failure such as jaundice, stomach bloating, and urine color change.
Extended release pharmaceutical forms are available in some countries, which contain indigestible substances that are usually excreted in the stool without any effect on the digestive juices. Its use in patients with narrowing of the intestines may cause intestinal obstruction, so the doctor / pharmacist should be informed in the event of any similar disease.
Taking antibiotics for long periods of time may cause superinfection (re-infection/infection by introducing organisms of the same type as causing the existing infection), which may not respond to the old treatment.
Stopping treatment before the end of the period determined by the doctor increases the possibility of the infection / infection reappearing and developing resistance to treatment (no longer responding to treatment).