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Clarithromycin 500 mg powder for concentrate for solution for infusion

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Last updated: 08 Sep 2020
Published: 08 Sep 2020

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Clarithromycin is indicated in adults and children 12 years and older.

Clarithromycin is indicated when parenteral therapy is required for treatment of infections caused by susceptible organisms in the following conditions (see sections 4.4 and 5.1);

- Acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis

- Community acquired pneumonia

- Acute bacterial sinusitis (adequately diagnosed)

- Streptococcal pharyngitis and tonsillitis

- Skin and soft tissue infections

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

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