Claritek

What is Claritek?

Clarithromycin, sold under the brand name Biaxin, is an antibiotic used to treat various bacterial infections. --> Clarithromycin can be taken by mouth as a pill or liquid.

Common side effects include nausea, vomiting, headaches, and diarrhea. Severe allergic reactions are rare. Liver problems have been reported. It may cause harm if taken during pregnancy. It is in the macrolide class and works by stopping the making of protein by some bacteria.

Clarithromycin was developed in 1980. It is made from erythromycin and is chemically known as 6-O-methylerythromycin.

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