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Clarithromycin Oral Syrup 250mg/5 ml


COMPOSITION: Clarithromycin 250mg/5 ml.

PACKING: 30 Ml HDPE Bottle with Banana Flavour with Sterile Water.

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Clarithromycin oral Suspension 

Clarithromycin oral suspension is a medication used to treat or prevent bacterial infections. It belongs to a class of drugs called macrolides. The generic name for clarithromycin oral suspension is clarithromycin, and It is also sold under the brand name Ifyclear-DS.

Clarithromycin oral suspension is available as granules that are reconstituted with water to form a suspension. The constituted suspension contains either 125 mg or 250 mg of clarithromycin per 5 mL. The recommended daily dosage for clarithromycin oral suspension is 15 mg/kg/day divided every 12 hours for 10 days, or as directed by a doctor.

Uses of Clarithromycin oral Suspension

Clarithromycin oral suspension is indicated for the treatment of various infections in children 6 months to 12 years old, including lower respiratory tract infections (e.g., bronchitis, pneumonia), upper respiratory tract infections (e.g., pharyngitis, sinusitis), skin and skin structure infections (e.g., folliculitis, cellulitis, erysipelas), and acute otitis media.

Direction for Clarithromycin oral Suspension

  • Take this medication by mouth with a glass of water.
  • If it upsets your stomach, you can take it with milk or food.
  • Shake the suspension well before using.
  • Use a specially marked spoon or container to measure your medicine. Do not use household spoons as they may not be accurate.
  • Follow the directions on the prescription label.
  • The bottle of suspension may contain more liquid than you need to take, so follow your doctor’s instructions on how much to take and for how many days to take it.
  • Do not take more medicine than directed.
  • Finish all the medicine that is prescribed, Even if you start feeling better.

Importnet tips that can follow while using Clarithromycin oral Suspension

  • If you don’t get better even after taking this medicine, it’s important to let your doctor know. This medication can sometimes cause serious skin reactions, which may happen weeks or months after starting the medicine.
  • If your child have a rash along with fevers or flu-like symptoms, it’s very important to contact your doctor right away.
  • The rash might start as red or purple and could turn into blisters or peeling skin. You might also notice a red rash with swelling on your face, lips, or neck. 
  • Don’t try to treat diarrhea with Clarithromycin oral Suspension. Instead, if your child have diarrhea that lasts more than two days or if it’s severe and watery.
  • If you have diabetes, it’s really important to check your child blood sugar levels carefully while taking this medicine.

Side effects of Clarithromycin oral Suspension

Allergic reactions: 

  • Skin rash, itching, or hives
  • Swelling of the face, lips, or tongue

Heart and chest issues:

  • Irregular heartbeat or chest pain

Urinary problems:

  • Pain or difficulty passing urine

Infection symptoms:

  • Rash, fever, and swollen lymph nodes

Skin problems:

  • Redness, blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth

Liver issues:

  • Yellowing of the eyes or skin

Less serious side effects (can be ignored unless they persist or bother you):

  • Abnormal taste
  • Anxiety, confusion, or nightmares
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Intestinal gas
  • Stomach upset or nausea

Precautions for Clarithromycin oral Suspension

Clarithromycin oral suspension is a medication used to treat various bacterial infections in children. Here are some precautions to keep in mind while using Clarithromycin oral Suspension for kids.

  • It is important to follow the prescribed dosage instructions provided by the doctor or pharmacist. The dosage will depend on the child’s age, weight, and the specific infection being treated.
  • Clarithromycin oral suspension should be given orally, either with a medicine spoon or an oral syringe. Tablets should not be chewed and should be swallowed whole with a glass of water, squash, or juice.
  • The medication is usually given twice a day, ideally with a 10-12 hour interval between doses. For example, one dose could be given in the morning and another in the evening.
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