Clarithromycin UNO. table. 500 mg. 7 tablets
Clarithromycin UNO. table. 500 mg. 7 tablets
Clarithromycin UNO WHAT IS AND WHAT IT IS USED
Uno Clarithromycin is an antibiotic of the macrolide group. It works gloriously by stopping the growth of bacteria that cause infections in humans.
Uno Clarithromycin is used to treat respiratory infections (ie infections of the sinuses, throat, tonsils, bronchi and lungs), skin and subcutaneous tissue.
Uno Clarithromycin is used in adults and children 12 years and older.
BEFORE YOU TAKE Clarithromycin UNO
Do not take Clarithromycin uno
If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to clarithromycin or other macrolide antibiotics or any of the other ingredients of Clarithromycin uno;
If you have low levels of potassium in your blood (hypokalemia);
If you have severe liver failure and kidney problems;
If you are taking medicines for high cholesterol (such as lovastatin or simvastatin);
If you and / or someone in your family have heart problems that can lead to serious heart rhythm abnormalities (syndrome of long QT);
If you are already taking any of the following: ergotamine or dihydroergotamine (for migraine);
Cisapride (for stomach disorders);
Pimozide (for some mental disorders);
Astemizole or terfenadine (for hay fever or allergies).
Take special care with Clarithromycin uno
Consult your doctor before taking Clarithromycin:
If you have severe kidney problems;
If you have liver disease;
If you develop severe or prolonged diarrhea during or after taking Clarithromycin, you should consult your doctor immediately;
If you suffer from a disease called myasthenia gravis;
If you are already taking colchicine as this can cause serious side effects;
Long-term use of Clarithromycin may lead to overgrowth of resistant bacteria (superinfection);
If you have any heart disease;
If you have a slow heart rate (bradycardia);
If you have low levels of magnesium in your blood;
If you suffer from porphyria.
Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
The effect of treatment can be affected if Clarithromycin is taken with certain other medicines. You may need to change the dose, to take other precautions or, in some cases, stop taking one of the medications. This especially applies to the following medicines:
Carbamazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin, valproate (epilepsy drugs);
Theophylline (for asthma);
Warfarin (blood thinner);
Ergotamine or dihydroergotamine (for migraine);
Triazolam, midazolam or alprazolam (sedatives);
Disopyramide, digoxin, quinidine or verapamil (used to treat heart rhythm disorders);
Simvastatin or lovastatin (used to treat high cholesterol);
Pimozide (used to treat schizophrenia and other mental illnesses);
Fluconazole or itraconazole (for fungal infections);
Rifabutin, rifampicin (an antibiotic effective against some infections);
Efavirenz, nevirapine, zidovudine, ritonavir, atazanavir or saquinavir (medicines for HIV);
Cyclosporine, tacrolimus or sirolimus (after organ transplants);
Astemizole or terfenadine (for hay fever or allergies);
Omeprazole or cisapride (for stomach disorders);
Colchicine (for gout);
Tolterodine (for bladder problems);
Insulin or oral antidiabetic drugs (for diabetes);
St. John's wort (a herbal medicine);
Cilostazol (to improve circulation in the legs);
Methylprednisolone (inflammatory disease);
Sildenafil, tadalafil or vardenafil (erectile dysfunction);
Vinblastine (cancer treatment).
Taking Clarithromycin uno with food and drink
Take Clarithromycin uno at mealtimes. Swallow the tablet whole with at least half a cup of liquid.
Pregnancy and lactation
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine.
As the safety of Clarithromycin uno in pregnancy has not been established, your doctor will prescribe this medication only when really necessary. It is not recommended to breastfeed during treatment with Clarithromycin uno.
Driving and operating machinery
Clarithromycin tablets may make you feel confused, disoriented or dizzy, cause seizures, panic or changes in sense of reality, or seeing things that are not there. Make sure you also affected before you drive or operate machinery.
Important information about some of the ingredients of Clarithromycin uno
Clarithromycin tablets contain lactose uno. Patients with rare hereditary problems of galactose intolerance, Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose molabsorbtsiya should not take this medicine.
Each tablet contains Clarithromycin uno 12,85 mg sodium. Dose (greater) than 1 tablet contains Clarithromycin uno (more than) 23 mg 1 mmol) of sodium. This should be considered in patients who have a restricted diet of salt.
HOW TO TAKE Clarithromycin UNO
Always take Clarithromycin uno exactly as your doctor has told you. If you're not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
The dosage and length of treatment depend on the type of infection, site of infection, age of the patient and response to treatment. Take medication as prescribed by your doctor.
The usual dose for adults and children over 12 years of age is one 500 mg tablet every 24 hours. In severe infections, the daily dose is two 500 mg tablets every 24 hours. Treatment typically lasts from 6 to 14 days.
You should not crush tablets. Swallow each tablet with at least half a cup of liquid at mealtimes.
If you have severe kidney problems, your doctor may give you a different dose.
If you take more than the dose Clarithromycin uno
If you take an overdose should consult with your doctor or pharmacist immediately! Overdose typically causes gastrointestinal disturbances (nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain), headache and confusion. Treatment is symptomatic.
If you forget to take Clarithromycin uno
If you forget to take a dose at the right time, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up.
If you stop taking Clarithromycin uno
Take the medicine for as long as your doctor prescribes it. If you stop treatment too early, the disease can recur.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Like all medicines. Clarithromycin may cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Side effects that may occur during treatment with clarithromycin are classified below by groups in terms of frequency:
Side effects may occur with certain frequencies which are defined as follows:
Very common: affects more than 1 in 10 users;
Common: affects 1 to 10 users in 100;
Uncommon: affects 1 to 10 users in 1000;
Rare: affects 1 to 10 users in 10,000;
Very rare: affects less than 1 in 10,000 users;
Not known: frequency can not be made from the available data.
The frequency of adverse reactions listed organ systems.
headache, altered sense of taste;
diarrhea, nausea or vomiting, indigestion (dyspepsia), stomach pain;
abnormal liver test;
rash, excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis).
infections, infections of the stomach and intestines, thrush, vaginal infections;
low levels of white blood cells, anemia, and other disorders of white blood cells;
loss of appetite;
nervousness, anxiety, hysterical laughter;
dizziness, drowsiness, shaking (tremor);
tinnitus, vertigo (dizziness) and ear disorders;
changes in heart rate, feeling your heartbeat (palpitations);
inflammation of the mouth (stomatitis), inflammation of the tongue (glossitis), inflammation of the stomach (gastritis), heavy episodic rectal pain (proktalgiya);
constipation, dry mouth, belching, bloating, excess gas in the stomach and vomiting, reflux of stomach acid into the esophagus (GERD);
violation of bile flow (cholestasis), inflammation of the liver (hepatitis)
itching, hives, fever, and small red spots on the skin (maculopapular rash);
muscle aches (myalgia), muscle spasms and cramps;
fever, chest pain, a feeling of general discomfort (malaise);
fatigue (tiredness), weakness (asthenia), chills;
changes in the values of certain chemicals in the blood (seen in blood tests).
severe or persistent diarrhea which may have blood or mucus (pseudomembranous colitis), skin infections (erysipelas, eritrazma);
sharp drop in the number of white blood cells which makes infections more likely (agranulocytosis);
decrease in blood platelets (thrombocytopenia);
serious allergic reaction that causes breathing difficulties, or dizziness (anaphylactic reaction);
low blood sugar (hypoglycemia);
abnormal dreams, confusional state, disorientation, seeing or hearing things (hallucinations), psychotic disorder, depression;
seizures, inability to taste, changes in smell;
irregular heartbeat, rapid heartbeat;
inflammation of the pancreas, tongue and discolored teeth;
yellowing of the skin and other liver disorders;
serious illness with blistering of the skin, mouth, eyes and genitals (syndrome Stevens-Johnson), severe illness and scaling of the skin (toxic epidermal necrolysis), acne, rash medicines;
abnormal muscle breakdown, which can lead to kidney problems (rhabdomyolysis), pain or muscle weakness (myopathy);
increased risk of bleeding, change in urine color.
If you notice any side effects, even those not mentioned in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
HOW TO STORE Clarithromycin UNO
Keep out of reach of children.
Uno Clarithromycin should not be used after the expiry date stated on the packaging. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Do not store above 25 ° C.
Store in the original package to protect from moisture.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medications that are no longer needed. These measures will help to protect the environment.
What Fromnlid uno
The active substance is clarithromycin (clarithromycin).
Each modified-release tablet contains 500 mg of clarithromycin.
The other ingredients are sodium alginate, sodium calcium alginate, lactose monohydrate, povidone, polysorbate 80 (E433), colloidal anhydrous silica, talc (E553b) in the tablet core and hypromellose (E464), talc (E553b), quinoline yellow (E104 ), titanium dioxide (E171), propylene glycol (E1520) in the shell.