International Brand Name:
Crixan, Biaxin, Klaricid, Klabax, Claripen, Claridar, Fromilid, Clacid, Vikrol, and infex
8.Elevated hepatic enzyme
1.Hypersensitivity to clarithromycin and other macrolide
Terfenadine: Concomitant use may cause cardiac arrhythmia.
Carbamazepine & Theophylline: Concurrent use causes increase in serum levels of these drugs.
Zidovudine: In HIV infected patients steady state Zidovudine levels decreased.
Increased efficacy of the following drugs which are metabolised by the cytochrome P450 system: Digoxin, Warfarin, Ergot alkaloids, Triazolam, Midazolam and Cyclosporine.
Adult: 250 - 500 mg twice daily for 1 - 2 week
Children: 7.5 mg/kg body weight two times daily for 1 - 2 week