Topical Clarithromycin - Drug Information

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General Information on Topical Clarithromycin

Generic Name : Topical Clarithromycin

Pronunciation : Kla-RITH-roe-mye-sin

Latest prescription information about Topical Clarithromycin. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y56.0 | Therapeutic Classification : Antimicrobials

Trade Names/Brand Names of Topical Clarithromycin

India- Clair, Clarian, Erycin Gel, Acnesol (15 gm), Acnesol CL.
International- Biaxin.

Why is Topical Clarithromycin Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an antimicrobial agent, prescribed for skin and skin structure infections.  It fights bacteria in the body.

When should Topical Clarithromycin not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category C :

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus and there are no appropriate studies in pregnant women, but potential benefits may allow the use of the drug in pregnant women despite the potential for risks.

What is the dosage of Topical Clarithromycin?

Topical- Apply a thin layer to the affected area once daily.

How should Topical Clarithromycin be taken?

It comes as a gel and lotion to apply topically as directed by your physician.

What are the warnings and precautions for Topical Clarithromycin?

Caution needed for pregnant and breastfeeding women.
Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes

What are the side effects of Topical Clarithromycin?

Dryness, feeling of warmth, irritation, itching, peeling, redness, stinging and swelling of the skin.

What are the other precautions for Topical Clarithromycin?

Avoid excess dosage.
Wash your hands thoroughly after applying this gel.

What are the storage conditions of Topical Clarithromycin?

Store it at room temperature. Keep away from children.

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charlaine 

CLARITHROMYCIN GEL - CRIXAN GEL, RANBAXY CROSLANDS

where can I find this product? I live in Doha, qatar, please advise me as to where this product is sold. Or if I can buy this product online.

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