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Claribid 500 MG Tablet 4

Claribid 500 MG Tablet 4


    • Rs. 192.00

    Uses :

    Clarithromycin is used as an antibiotic for various bacterial skin infections, caused due to minor cuts, scrapes or burns.

    Mode of drug action

    Clarithromycin belongs to the class of macrolide antibiotic. Clarithromycin disturbs the production of bacterial proteins which are essential for their survival. Thus, kills the bacteria that cause bacterial skin infections.

    What are the common side effects?

    The most common side effects of clarithromycin include sensitization or allergic reactions which may cause skin redness, swelling or rash, irritation, burning. Hearing difficulty and decreased urination are also often observed with clarithromycin.


    Pregnancy: Unsafe Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Avoid Claribid medicine if patients are allergic to any of the ingredients present in the drug.

    • Consult a dermatologist before using Claribid for pimples.

    • It is unsafe to use Claribid in case of pregnancy, or if planning to become pregnant or during breastfeeding.

    • Avoid usage of Claribid for more than 2 weeks.

    • Inform the doctor in case of history of diabetes or any type of skin infections.

    What else should I know?

    1. Are there any other side effects of clarithromycin? Yes, there are other side effects like drooping eyelids, increased production of liver enzyme, skin redness, numbness, ear damage etc.

    2. Does clarithromycin cause ringing in ears? Yes, clarithromycin causes ringing in ears (tinnitus) which is one of the symptoms of ear damage.

    3. Can I use clarithromycin as fairness cream? Clarithromycin is a steroid cream which also contains an antibiotic. Do not use this cream for face unless advised by the physician as it may damage the skin.

    4. Can I use clarithromycin for the treatment of itchy skin rash? Clarithromycin is used for treating skin problems but consult your doctor before using the cream.

    5. What should I do if I forget a dose? As soon as you remember, apply the missed dose. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with regular dosing. Avoid applying double dose to make up for a missed dose.

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