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Clarithromycin 250 mg film-coated tablets

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Last updated: 08 Sep 2020
Published: 08 Sep 2020

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Clarithromycin film-coated tablets are indicated for the treatment of the following bacterial infections, when caused by clarithromycin-susceptible bacteria (see section 4.4 and 5.1).

• Bacterial pharyngitis

• Mild to moderate community acquired pneumonia

• Acute bacterial sinusitis (adequately diagnosed)

• Acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis

• Skin infections and soft tissue infections of mild to moderate severity,

• In appropriate combination with antibacterial therapeutic regimens and an appropriate ulcer healing agent for the eradication of Helicobacter pylori in patients with Helicobacter pylori associated ulcers (see section 4.2).

Consideration should be given to official guidance on the appropriate use of antibacterial agents.

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