Clarian 1% Gel
A macrolide antibiotic, Clarian 1% Gel is used in the treatment of infections caused by bacteria. The infections may include pneumonia, respiratory tract infections, lyme disease, strep throat, skin infections, H. pylori infection, among others. It is categorised as an broad-spectrum antibiotic which protects against mycoplasma, chlamydia and mycobacteria and other gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria. It works by decreasing protein production of these bacteria. It is available in the form of tablets, pills and liquids.
Common side effects of Clarian 1% Gel may include diarrhoea, stomach pain, nausea, abnormal taste in mouth, headache and vomiting. In mild cases, these effects go away within a few days or a couple of weeks. Severe allergic reactions are very rare.
Ensure to never take Clarian 1% Gel if –
- You are allergic to Clarian 1% Gel or similar antibiotics.
- You are suffering from heart rhythm disorder and have a history of long QT syndrome(Long QT syndrome refers to a heart rhythm disorder that can potentially cause rapid heartbeats, irregular heart rhythms and even dealth).
- You have kidney or liver problems.
Medicines like cisapride, primozide, ergotamine and lovastain cause life-threatening interactions with Clarian 1% Gel and therefore should not be taken without consulting a doctor.Clarian 1% Gel should not be used during pregnancy except in cases where no alternative medication is available as it may potentially cause harm to the foetus. This drug enters breast milk in mild quantities which usually does not affect the infant. However, let your doctor know if you are breastfeeding.
The amount your doctor prescribes and how long you take it depend on your age, medical condition and its severity and your reaction to the first dose.
Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.
Helicobacter pylori Infection
Skin and Structure Infection
Impaired Liver function
Fever or chillsMajor Less Common
Nausea or VomitingMajor Rare
Acid or sour stomachMinor Less Common
Excessive air or gas in stomachMinor Less Common
HeadacheMinor Less Common
HeartburnMinor Less Common
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