What is Clamycin (Clarithromycin) used for?
Clamycin (Clarithromycin) treats bacterial infections. It is also given together with other types of anti-ulcer medication to help treat stomach ulcers. This drug is sometimes given to help prevent bacterial infections. The active ingredient in this drug is a type of macrolide antibiotic, which stops bacteria from growing.
How should I use Clamycin (Clarithromycin)?
Clamycin (Clarithromycin) tablets should be swallowed whole. These tablets are normally taken twice per day, every 12 hours for 1 to 2 weeks. However, the dosage may vary for each patient. Follow the instructions of your physician and never exceed the prescribed dosage. Do not stop taking this medication before you have finished the prescribed amount. Otherwise your infection may return.
What are the side effects of Clamycin (Clarithromycin)?
Some patients taking Clamycin (Clarithromycin) may notice:
You should consult your physician if any other more serious side effects occur.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Clamycin (Clarithromycin). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.