Cleron (Clarithromycin)

Brand Name: Cleron

Generic Name: Clarithromycin

Manufacturer/Agent: Aegis Ltd

Formulation: tabs

Strength: 250mg

Pack size: 14

Trade Price: KES 1,600.00

Retail Price: @ KES 152.38

Class: Antibacterials: Macrolides (Anti-infectives)

Mechanism of Action:


Molecular Formulae: C38H69O13N = 748.0

Precautions: Hypersensitivity to macrolides.

Indications/Uses: Streptococcal pharyngitis. sinusitis. otitis media. chest infections. skin and soft-tissue infections. adjunct in eradication of h pylori. 250-500mg bd, with or without food.

Interactions: Substrate and inhibitor of cyp3a3/4. inducers eg rifampicin decrease effect while inhibitors eg ketoconazole increase effect of saquinavir

Side Effects: Nausea. vomiting. diarrhoea. abdominal discomfort. allergic reactions. dyspepsia. taste and smell disturbances.jaundice. kidney failure.