Claribid 500 Tablet
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Claribid 500 Tablet

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Introduction

Claribid 500 Tablet is an antibiotic used to treat various types of infections. It is effective in most infections of the respiratory tract, ear, nose, throat, lungs, and skin. It is also effective against a bacteria known as H. pylori, which is associated with peptic ulcer disease.

Claribid 500 Tablet is also effective against some infections (e.g., MAC or Mycobacterium avium complex) seen in people with reduced immunity. It stops the bacteria from growing, which helps to resolve your symptoms and cure your infection. This medicine is taken orally, preferably either one hour before or 2 hours after a meal. No antacids should be taken 2 hours before or after taking this medicine. It should be used regularly at evenly spaced time intervals as prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

Common side effects with this medicine include diarrhea, nausea, abnormal taste, indigestion, abdominal pain, headache, vomiting, and rash. These are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if you find these side effects do not resolve or persist for a longer duration.

Inform your doctor if you have any previous history of allergy or heart problems before taking this medicine. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using this medicine.

Uses of Claribid Tablet

  • Bacterial infections

Side effects of Claribid Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Claribid

  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Taste change
  • Vomiting
  • Indigestion
  • Rash

How to use Claribid Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Claribid 500 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Claribid Tablet works

Claribid 500 Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Claribid 500 Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Claribid 500 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Claribid 500 Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.

Driving

UNSAFE
Claribid 500 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Kidney

CAUTION
Claribid 500 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Claribid 500 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Claribid 500 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Claribid 500 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Claribid Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Claribid 500 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.