Biaxin XL is a prescription medication that is used to treat bacterial infections that affect the skin and respiratory system. Biaxin XL contains the antibiotic clarithromycin and works by fighting bacteria within the body. Biaxin XL will only work to treat bacterial infections and will not treat viral infections.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Biaxin XL include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of clarithromycin.
What should I do if I miss a dose of Biaxin XL?
If you miss a dose of Biaxin XL, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of Biaxin XL?
Biaxin XL is available in a strength of 500mg.