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clarithromycin extended-release tablet - oral, Biaxin XL

GENERIC NAME: CLARITHROMYCIN EXTENDED-RELEASE TABLET - ORAL (kla-RITH-roe-MYE-sin)

BRAND NAME(S): Biaxin XL

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USES: Clarithromycin is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial respiratory tract infections. Clarithromycin is known as a macrolide antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu). Unnecessary use or misuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness.




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