Eclar DS 500mg Tablet contains Clarithromycin as its active ingredient. Clarithromycin is an antibiotic belonging to the macrolide class, and it is used for the treatment of various bacterial infections.
Eclar DS 500mg Tablet is prescribed for the treatment of:
- Bacterial Infections: Management of respiratory tract infections, skin and soft tissue infections, and other bacterial infections caused by susceptible organisms.
- Take the tablet as prescribed by your healthcare provider, typically with or without food.
- Inform your doctor about any known allergies to Clarithromycin or other antibiotics.
- Do not take Eclar DS 500mg Tablet if you are allergic to macrolide antibiotics like erythromycin or azithromycin.
- Inform your healthcare provider about all medications you are taking to avoid potential interactions.
- Complete the full course of treatment, even if symptoms improve before the medication is finished.
Common side effects may include gastrointestinal symptoms, changes in taste, and headache. If you experience severe or persistent side effects, inform your healthcare provider.
When Not to Use:
Eclar DS 500mg Tablet should not be used in individuals with a known allergy to Clarithromycin or any components of the tablet. It is contraindicated in patients with a history of cholestatic jaundice or hepatic dysfunction associated with prior Clarithromycin use.
- Bacterial Infections
- Respiratory Tract Infections
- Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
- Prescription Medication
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):
- How should I take Eclar DS 500mg Tablet? Take the tablet as prescribed by your healthcare provider, typically with or without food.
- Can Eclar DS be taken with other medications? Inform your doctor about all medications you are taking to avoid potential interactions.
- Is it safe to use Eclar DS during pregnancy or breastfeeding? Consult with your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding.
- Can Eclar DS cause stomach upset? Gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea are possible side effects. If severe, contact your healthcare provider.
- What should I do if I miss a dose of Eclar DS? Take the missed dose as soon as you remember, and continue with the regular dosing schedule. Do not double the dose.