Ortho-Preferred

Clarithromycin / Biaxin



- Discussion:
    - lincosamides/macrolides type antibiotic;
    - used to treat bronchitis, Helicobacter pylori, otitis media, sinusitis, pharyngitis, and pneumonia;
    - dose: 250 mg to 500 mg PO every 8-12 hours;
    - this medication should never be used if there is a question pregnancy;
    - may increase serum concentrations of digoxin



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Thursday, November 29, 2012 10:51 am