What is Macrolide?

A natural lactone with a large ring; usually consisting of 14–20 atoms; macrolides include a class of antibiotics discovered in streptomycetes, erythromycin; macrolides also inhibit protein biosynthesis.

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i use a cpap machine with nose pillows set to whatever the test results were at the begining i felt fine or didint notice . Now my throat glands...

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The enlarged throat glands might be due to the CPAP machine.

Whatever is the cause,you have to take a good antibiotic like...

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Dear Doctor, I have had a productive cough for approximately 3 months now. I have been to two different doctors on 3 seperate occassions. Each...

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this is allergic sinuses when chest is clear it means route is somewhere else and that will be known after xray pns waters view and there lies...

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Hello? How long does it take for the clarithromycin to work?

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Brief Answer:
6 hours to 2 days.

Detailed Answer:

I am not sure why were you prescribed Clarithromycin.

Clarithromycin is a macrolide group of...

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