Clarithromycin is a drug that comes under the class of medications called macrolide antibiotics, which is used for treating several bacterial infections, such as pneumonia, bronchitis, infection of ears, sinuses, and throat. It works by suppressing the growth of bacteria. It is also used to treat Helicobacter infection, skin infections, and Lyme disease.
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Query: Hi doctor, I have been coughing up green phlegm for a few days. Now, it started to hurt my chest. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand the symptoms you have described in your query very well. A productive cough, especially when the mucus turns gray, yellow, or brown, indicates a bacterial infection in your respiratory tract. In many cases, a high temperature is also present. The presence o... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, Four years ago, I had an appendicitis surgery. There is a flesh like growth where the stitches are placed. What should I do now? How to get it removed? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The fleshy lumps you are feeling in the incision area are granulomas due to the body's reaction against the material of the stitches. Sometimes, they go away using anti-inflammatory drugs and antibiotics. So, I would suggest Clarithromycin and Ibuprofen twice daily for 1... Read Full »