what is Biaxin(clarithromycin 500mg)?
Biaxin (clarithromycin) is a macrolide antibiotic that fights bacteria in your body.
Before taking this medicine:
you should not use Biaxin if you are allergic to clarithromycin or similar medicines such as azithromycin (Zithromax, Z-Pak, Zmax), erythromycin, or telithromycin, or if:
- ou have had jaundice or liver problems caused by taking clarithromycin; or
- you have liver or kidney disease and you also take a medicine called colchicine.
Biaxin side effects:
severe stomach pain, diarrhea that is watery or bloody;
fast or pounding heartbeats, fluttering in your chest, shortness of breath, and sudden dizziness (like you might pass out);
confusion, spinning sensation;.