Clarithromycin is a semi-synthetic macrolide antibiotic that is used to treat a wide range of bacterial infections.
Clarithromycin can be used to treat such infections, as pneumonia or strep throat, for example. It is also prescribed to treat acute maxillary sinusitis, chronic bronchitis, mycobacterial Infection, peptic ulcer disease, tonsillitis, and pharyngitis.
Clarithromycin is presented on the market in the forms of tablets, film-coated tablets, and granules for suspension. It is should be taken by mouth. Unfortunately, till these days many doctors prescribe Clarithromycin only as a brand-name products such as Biaxin. At the same time, there are many generic alternatives available worldwide with a similar quality.
Clarithromycin can be used to treat virus infections such as flu or cold because it can’t kill viruses.