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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.]
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n claritromicina
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pylori infection in endoscopically taken samples) using a set of drugs: (1) Controloc (pantoprazole) 40 mg b.i.d., (2) Duomox (amoxicillin) 1000 mg b.i.d., and (3) Klacid (clarithromycin) 500 mg b.i.d.
* Clarithromycin (Biaxin, Klacid), Abbott Laboratories