clarithromycin

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cla·rith·ro·my·cin

 (klə-rĭth′rə-mī′sĭn)
n.
A macrolide antibiotic, C38H69NO13, used to treat a variety of bacterial infections, especially of the respiratory tract.

[Probably c(h)la(mydia) (the causative agent of a type of pneumonia targeted by the drug) + alteration of (e)rythromycin.]
Translations

clarithromycin

n claritromicina
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Based on a high likelihood of mycobacterial infection, a multi-antimicrobial treatment protocol1 was initiated pending culture results: clarithromycin (55 mg/kg PO q24h; Biaxin, Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, IL, USA), ethambutol (30 mg/kg PO q24h; Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc, Baltimore, MD, USA), rifabutin (45 mg/kg PO q24h; Mycobutin, Pfizer Inc, New York, NY, USA), and enrofloxacin (6 mg/kg PO q24h).
Food and Drug Administration of its Abbreviated New Drug Applications for Clarithromycin Extended Release Tablets 500 mg and Entacapone Immediate Release Tablets 200 mg, the therapeutic equivalents to the reference listed drugs, Biaxin XL and Comtan, respectively.
But a randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial designed to determine the effects of a 14-day course of the macrolide clarithromycin (Biaxin) on patients with stable CAD reached a disturbing conclusion.
THE FOOD AND DRUG Administration has added a new warning for an increased risk of death in patients with heart disease who have used clarithromycin (Biaxin), on the basis of results of a 10-year follow-up from the CLARICOR trial.
23, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The antibiotic clarithromycin (brand name: Biaxin) may increase the long-term risk of heart problems and death in patients with heart disease, according to U.S.
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For infections with If an antibiotic is fever greater than or prescribed, it is equal to 101[degrees], important that the mTOR inhibitor Zithromax should be withheld; the (azithromycin) and patient should be Biaxin (clarithromycin) evaluated by the be avoided because they primary care provider.