Classification: Antibiotic used to treat various infections as well as its preventative use to decrease the risk of acquiring MAC (mycobacterium avium complex).
Form: 500mg tablets
Usual Dosage: 500mg twice per day (dose may be adjusted in the presence of kidney disease)
Instructions: Can be taken with or without food. Notify your doctor of all medications being taken prior to starting Biaxin.
Side effects to report to your doctor
- Diarrhea (if becomes severe and prolonged, stop taking Biaxin and call your doctor)
- Nausea / vomiting
- Abdominal pain
Drug Interactions and Incompatibility
- Do not take with the drugs Orap, Propulsid, or Seldane
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