What is Clarithromycin?

Clarithromycin Tablets are used to treat infections that are mild to moderate and caused by particular organisms. Clarithromycin Tablets treat Acute Mixillary Sinusitis caused by Haemophilus influenzae , Moraxella catarrhalis , or Streptococcus pneumoniae. Clarithromycin is also used to treat acute bacterial ...

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What diseases and conditions are treated by Clarithromycin?

Some conditions and diseases that may be treated by Clarithromycin include:

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What conditions and diseases is Clarithromycin used for the treatment or management of?

Clarithromycin is a prescription drug that is approved by the FDA (USA) for use in the treatment, prevention, or management of the certain medical conditions and diseases, including:

  • Adults (Clarithromycin Tablet)
  • Children (Clarithromycin Tablet)
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What are the active ingredients of Clarithromycin?

The active ingredients in Clarithromycin include:

  • Clarithromycin

What class of drug is Clarithromycin?

Clarithromycin belongs to the class of drugs:

Drugs with this Active Ingredient

The drugs that contain this as an active ingredient include:

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Available Forms

The available forms from suppliers in the USA include:

  • Tablets
  • Suspension


Tablet forms from suppliers in the USA:


This product comes in different forms from different suppliers in the USA:

Clarithromycin Information Guide

Generic Name of Clarithromycin:
Availability of Clarithromycin:
Prescription Drug

Clarithromycin is a prescription drug that belongs to the pharmacologic class of Macrolide Antimicrobial.

Related Disease Topics

Disease articles related to Clarithromycin include:

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How is the dosage of Clarithromycin calculated?

Only a health professional is qualified to work out the dosage of Clarithromycin. The dosage needs to be determined depending on a variety of factors including:

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Drugs may have a number of warnings associated with their use. What are the warnings regarding the use of Clarithromycin?

Some of the warnings are below. Any use of Clarithromycin needs to heed warnings surrounding the following:

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What precautions need to be taken when considering the use of Clarithromycin?

Some of the precautions need to be noted when considering Clarithromycin for use in particular situations such as the following:

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Would taking Clarithromycin interfere with other drugs or medications I may be taking?

Some of the interactions are listed below. Clarithromycin may interact with the following so this needs to be taken into consideration when considering the use of this drug:

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What are the possible side-effects (adverse effects or unintended effects) of taking Clarithromycin?

Some of the possible side-effects or adverse reactions may include effects such as:

  • Changes in Laboratory Values
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What are the inactive ingredients in Clarithromycin?

The inactive ingredients contained in Clarithromycin are:

  • Croscarmellose sodium
  • Hypromelloses
  • Magnesium stearate
  • Cellulose, microcrystalline
  • Polyethylene glycol
  • Polysorbate 80
  • Povidone
  • Talc
  • Titanium Dioxide

Product Formulation Information: Clarithromycin

Company that labels Clarithromycin:
Roxane Laboratories, Inc
Strength of Clarithromycin:
250 mg/1
Form of Clarithromycin:
Tablet (Coated)
How is Clarithromycin taken?
Oral (by mouth)
Date that Clarithromycin is effective:
22nd November, 2004


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