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Suggest the usage of Clarithromycin

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Posted on Sat, 20 Sep 2014
Question: hi i think i have an sti iam 47 years old 5 feet 6 average build i have a dischardge from my penise but only at night i have pain when i go to the toilet can i use clarithroycin to clear it up if i can what is the dose i need to take
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Answered by Dr. Het Ram Bishnoi (2 hours later)
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CLARITHROMYCIN , use & dose

Detailed Answer:
Hello Davidmurie.
Question :Use of clarithromycin & its dosage.
Clarithromycin is macrolide antibiotic and it can be used in many type of skin & soft tissue infections, susceptible infections ,chlamydial infections .
You can use it for penis discharge and pain ( at night ).
Dosage:250-500 mg twice in day for severe infection for 7-14 days (7.5 mg /kg body weight twice in day).
Mild degree nausea , vomiting , abdominal discomfort develop but not serious and drug adjusted within 2-3 days.
However you didn't mention the cause of discharge from penis and pain at night but you can use it .
Good luck.
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Brief Answer: CLARITHROMYCIN , use & dose Detailed Answer: Hello Davidmurie. Question :Use of clarithromycin & its dosage. Clarithromycin is macrolide antibiotic and it can be used in many type of skin & soft tissue infections, susceptible infections ,chlamydial infections . You can use it for penis discharge and pain ( at night ). Dosage:250-500 mg twice in day for severe infection for 7-14 days (7.5 mg /kg body weight twice in day). Mild degree nausea , vomiting , abdominal discomfort develop but not serious and drug adjusted within 2-3 days. However you didn't mention the cause of discharge from penis and pain at night but you can use it . Good luck.