ClaraxoTM I.V. 500 mg for injection is a sterile, lyophilized product for intravenous infusion that contains Clarithromycin. Clarithromycin is a semi-synthetic macrolide antibiotic, white to off-white crystalline powder.
ClaraxoTM is available in USP Type I glass vial along with Sterile Water for Injections I.P. 10 ml.
Adults: 1 gm daily, divided into two 500 mg doses
Children older than 12 years: As for adults
Children under 12 years: Not recommended
Elderly: As for adults
ClaraxoTM is indicated in adults and children 12 years and older. It is indicated whenever parenteral therapy is required for treatment of infections caused by susceptible organisms in the following conditions;
Lower respiratory tract infections
Upper respiratory tract infections
Skin and soft tissue infections
Disseminated or localized mycobacterial infections due to Mycobacterium avium or Mycobacterium intracellulare
Localized infections due to Mycobacterium chelonae, Mycobacterium fortuitum or Mycobacteri kansasii
Each combipack contains
(A) Clarithromycin for infusion BP 500 mg
(B) Sterile water for injection IP 10 ml FFS plastic ampoule