Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s
Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s belongs to a group of medicine called macrolide antibiotics derived from Saccharopolyspora erythraea (originally called Streptomyces erythreus), used to treat a wide range of bacterial infections including chest infections such as bronchitis and pneumonia, skin problems such as cellulitis (potentially serious bacterial skin infection. The affected skin appears swollen and red and is typically painful and warm to the touch), and ear infections. Besides this, Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s is also used in combination with other medicines to treat duodenal ulcers caused by H. pylori. A bacterial infection is a condition in which bacteria grows in the body and cause infection. It can target any body part and multiple very quickly. Antibiotics inhibit the growth of microorganisms given to treat such kind of infections.
Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s contains Clarithromycin (antibiotic) primarily used to treat a wide range of bacterial infection by comprising of gram-negative, gram-positive, anaerobic, and other bacteria. It inhibits the protein synthesis process required for the growth of the bacterial cell. As a result, bacterial cells are not able to reproduce and grow. It is a bacteriostatic antibiotic i.e. it stops the growth of bacteria but necessarily does not kill them.
Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s should only if your doctor has prescribed you. Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s should not be stopped even if you feel better as it is an antibiotic medication and completing the full course if very necessary, otherwise the infection might re-appear in a more severe form. like all medicines, Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s may cause some common side effects including feeling sick (nausea), diarrhoea and being sick (vomiting), losing your appetite, bloating and indigestion, headaches and difficulty sleeping. These side effects are temporary and may get resolve after some time however if this side persists, let your doctor know about this. If you notice any sudden wheeziness, tightness in the chest or throat, difficulty in breathing, swelling of the eyelids, face or lips, rash or itching (especially affecting your whole body) STOP TAKING your medicine and go to a doctor immediately.
Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s isn’t normally recommended during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. But your doctor may prescribe it if the benefits of you taking it are greater than the risks. Do not consume alcohol as it may cause excessive drowsiness when taken along with Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s. Before using Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s tell your doctor if you ever had an allergy to Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s have kidney problems, liver problems, swollen food pipe (oesophagitis), lupus disease (an autoimmune disease), muscle disease (myasthenia gravis). Do not drink alcohol with Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s as it may increase the unpleasant side effects like drowsiness, and dizziness.
Uses of Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s
Bacterial infections (chest infections, such as pneumonia, skin problems such as cellulitis, and ear infections and stomach ulcers)
Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s is a type of macrolide class of antibiotic which is effective against a wide range of bacteria including gram-negative, gram-positive bacteria, anaerobes, and some parasites (like Balantidium coli and Entamoeba species). It is prescribed for the treatment of various bacterial infections including chest infections such as pneumonia, skin problems such as cellulitis, and ear infections, on the other hand, It is also used in combination with other medicines to treat duodenal ulcers caused by H. pylori (Helicobacter pylori). Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s is sometimes used by people who have an allergy to penicillin and antibiotics similar to penicillin such as amoxicillin.
Directions for Use
Side Effects of Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s
Every medicine has got side effects. Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s to have some side effects which may occur in the early days of the treatment, but gets off after some times. Most common side effects of Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s include headache, diarrhoea and being sick (vomiting), nausea (feeling sick), loss of appetite, taste change, bloating and indigestion, abdominal pain, insomnia (difficulty sleeping). These side effects are temporary and may resolve over time. However, if these side effects persist reach out to the doctor. Besides this, If you experience any sudden wheeziness, tightness in the chest or throat, difficulty in breathing, swelling of the eyelids, face or lips, rash or itching (especially affecting your whole body) STOP TAKING your medicine and go to a doctor immediately.
In-Depth Precautions and Warning
Iron and antacid (like magnesium hydroxide and aluminium hydroxide) may bind to Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s in the gastrointestinal tract, lowering its efficiency. So, a gap of at least 2 hours should be maintained between intake of Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s and iron supplements and antacids. Besides this, in some cases, the use of Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s causes antibiotic-associated diarrhoea. Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s may cause sensitive skin to sunlight and ultraviolet rays causing exaggerated sunburn reaction. Hence it is advisable to apply sunscreen before going outside. Its use has also been associated with an increased risk of fungal skin infection like (vaginal candidiasis – thrush). Tetracycline and Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s can form a stable calcium complex in bone-forming tissue, thereby affecting the growth of fibula bones in young children and bone development in the foetus. The use of a Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s with isotretinoin should be avoided as it has been reported to cause pseudotumor cerebri (increased pressure inside the brain). Long term use of Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s may affect your blood, kidney, and liver health, so yearly diagnostics test of these parameters is recommended. Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s Doxycycline does not completely prevent malaria caused by P. falciparum as a Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s is given only for the prophylactic regimen (protection) whenever anyone enters into a malaria-prone area.
Drug-Drug Interaction: Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s is contraindicated in persons who have shown hypersensitivity to certain antibiotics (such as azithromycin, amoxicillin/clavulanate), a statin medicine to lower your cholesterol (such as simvastatin and atorvastatin), medications used for blood thinners (such as warfarin), medications used for heart problems (digoxin), certain medicines used for gout (colchicine), asthma medications (such as theophylline, budesonide/formoterol), medicines for epilepsy, (such as carbamazepine and phenytoin), and medicines used to treat migraines (such as ergotamine and dihydroergotamine).
Drug-Food Interaction: Food containing calcium, iron should be avoided as it may affect Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s effectiveness. Also, prevent the intake of grapefruit or grapefruit juice with Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s. Avoid alcohol intake as it may lead to drowsiness and effect Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s absorption.
Drug-Disease Interaction: Claribid 250mg Tablet 10s should not be given in people with liver or kidney problems, cardiovascular disorders (fast, pounding or irregular heartbeats), QT prolongation, Colitis (a chronic digestive disease characterized by inflammation of the inner lining of the colon), abnormally low levels of potassium in your blood and muscle disease (myasthenia gravis).