Were you looking for information about Clarithromycin? Clairithromycin is a common misspelling of clarithromycin.
Clarithromycin (Biaxin®) is a prescription antibiotic commonly used for treating bacterial infections. It is available in brand-name and generic forms, and comes in the form of immediate-release tablets, extended-release tablets, and as an oral suspension. Clarithromycin, which belongs to a class of drugs known as macrolide antibiotics, works to stop bacteria from growing and multiplying by decreasing bacteria's ability to make protein. Common side effects that have been reported with this drug include indigestion, diarrhea, and nausea.
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