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  • Antibiotic of the Macrolide Group
    1 Drug classified under this drug class


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    Klaridex
    Dexcel
    RX
    not in the basket chart
    Klaridex

    Antibiotic of the Macrolide Group. Clarithromycin 250 mg.
    CAPLETS: 14. See Lit..
    Tmt. of infect. caused by one or more
    suscept. organis.
    Lower respir. tract infec. , for example,
    acute & chron. bronchitis & pneum.
    Upper respir. tract infec., for example,
    sinusitis and pharyngitis. Klaridex is
    approp. for init. ther. in commun.
    acquired respir. infect. and has been shown to be active in vitro against
    common and atypical respir. pathogens
    as listed in the microbiology section.
    Skin & soft tissue infec. of mild to moder.
    severity.
    In combin. with PPI’s for the eradication
    of H. Pylori in pts. with proven duoden.
    ulc. Tmt. of Mycobacterium Avium
    Complex infec. in AIDS pts.
    C/I: Hypersens. or hypersens. to
    macrolide group e.g.: erythromycin,
    azithromycin.
    Pts. who suffered from Jaundice, another
    hep. disorder follow. the use of
    clarithromycin in the past.
    Concom. use with : Astemizole,
    terfenadine, cisapride, pimozide (due to
    possible card. disorder follow this
    comb.). Eletriptan, ergotamine or
    dihydroergtamine or ergotamine
    inhalers. Eplerenone (for the tmt. of card.
    fail.), ivabradine, ranolazine or ticagrlor.
    Concom. use with Statins (e.g.:
    lovastatin, simvastatin, pravastatin,
    atorvastatin, rosuvastatin).
    Concom. use with Colchicine.
    Pts. with hypokalaemia.
    Pts. with hep./renal. disorder.
    Clarithromycin should not be given to
    pts. or any member of the family with
    history of arrhythmia (ventr. arrhythmias
    includ. “Torsades de pointes”) or an ECG
    abnorm. (QT prolong. synd. See lit.).

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