Therapeutic Indications Of Klacid XL 500 Mg Tablets
It is used in the following infections:
Throat infections (pharyngitis/tonsillitis)
Respiratory tract infections: sinus infections, bronchitis, and pneumonia
Uncomplicated skin infections
Pylori infection (along with other medicines)
Middle ear infections in children (otitis media)
Method Of Administration Of Klacid XL 500 Mg Tablets
Take this medicine as indicated by your doctor
The dosing may depend on the site and severity of your infection.
The usual dosing is 500 mg every 12 hours.
In children, the dosing is calculated based on the child’s body weight in mg/kg/day. The usual dose is 15-20 mg/kg/day.
Doses may be changed in special conditions so always follow your doctor's or pharmacist's instructions.
If you take more than you should, talk to a doctor or go to the hospital straight away.
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember it unless it is nearly time for your next dose.
Do not take a double dose (two doses at the same time) to make up for the forgotten dose.
Undesirable Side Effects Of Klacid XL 500 Mg Tablets
Although the following side effects are not common in everyone, some patients may complain from:
Increased liver enzymes
Ringing in the ears
Changes in heart rhythm
Warnings & Special Precautions While Taking Klacid XL 500 Mg Tablets
Talk to your doctor about all your medical conditions before taking this drug including:
If you have liver and/or kidney disease.
If you have any heart problems.
If you have low levels of potassium or magnesium
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken, or might take any other medications including over-the-counter non-prescription medicines, prescription medicines, herbal supplements, vitamins, and supplements.
Storage Conditions Of Klacid XL 500 Mg Tablets
Store below 25°c
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Store in the original package to protect from moisture.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the box/blisters/label. The expiry date refers to the last day of the month.