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Film Coated Tablets
6 X 250 mg
Two tablets (500 mg) daily for 3 days. The same total dose may be given over
5 days, with two tablets (500 mg) on the first day and one tablet (250 mg) daily on days 2-5.
This medicine should to be taken 1 hour before or 2 hours after food.
See prescribing information for full details.
Infections caused by susceptible organisms in lower respiratory tract, otitis media, upper respiratory tract, skin and soft tissue, uncomplicated genital infections due to chlamydia trachomatis or due to non-multiresistant neisseria gonorrhea. Concurrent infection with triponema palidum should be excluded.
Allergic reactions to components or macrolide antibiotics. Hepatic disease.
Renal or hepatic impairment, pregnancy and lactation.
GI upset, anorexia, allergy, rash, photosensitivity, arthralgia, edema, angioneurotic edema, anaphylaxis, abnormal liver function, hepatitis, cholestatic jaundice, dizziness, vertigo, convulsions. Headache, somnolence, interstitial nephritis, acute renal failure, palpitations, arrhythmias, asthenia, paresthesia. Rarely: hearing impairment, erythema multiforme, Stevens Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, hepatic necrosis, hepatic failure, neutropenia, taste disturbances.
Ergot alkaloids, cyclosporin, antacids.