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Klacid-XL 500mg Tablets 5's

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Description
Klacid XL tablet contains 500 mg of the active ingredient clarithromycin. Klacid belongs to a group of medicines called macrolide antibiotics. Antibiotics stop the growth of bacteria (bugs) which cause infections.Klacid XL tablets are used to treat infections such as: 1.Chest infections such as bronchitis and pneumonia 2.Throat and sinus infections 3.Mild to moderate skin and tissue infections, e.g. cellulitis, folliculitis or erysipelas. Klacid XL Tablets are used in adults and children 12 years and older.
How to use
Do not give these tablets to children under 12 years. Your doctor will prescribe another suitable medicine for your child. Always take Klaricid XL tablets exactly as your doctor has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. The recommended dose of Klacid XL tablets for adults and children over 12 years is one 500 mg tablet once a day for 6 to 14 days. Your doctor may increase the dose to two 500 mg tablets daily in severe infections. Klacid XL tablets should be taken with food and must be swallowed whole and not chewed.
Precautions
Do not take Klacid XL tablets if you; •know that you are allergic to clarithromycin, other macrolide antibiotics such as erythromycin or azithromycin, or any of the other ingredients in the tablets. •are taking medicines called ergot alkaloid tablets (e.g. ergotamine or dihydroergotamine) or use ergotamine inhalers for migraine.