Cloff

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Cloff

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Cloff Information

Cloff is a prescription drug, available for use as Syrup, Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Sinusitis, Tonsillitis, Bronchitis. Secondary and off-label uses of Cloff have also been mentioned below.

The right dosage of Cloff depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Cloff can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Cloff are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

In addition, Cloff's effect is Severe during pregnancy and Mild for lactating mothers. In addition, Cloff's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Cloff related warnings section.

Other contraindications of Cloff have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug reaction of Cloff with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Cloff is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.

  1. Cloff Benefits & Uses
  2. Cloff Dosage & How to Take
  3. Cloff Side Effects
  4. Cloff Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Cloff with Other Drugs
  6. Cloff Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Cloff
  8. Cloff Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Cloff Benefits & Uses

Cloff is used to treat the following -

  1. Bacterial Skin Infections
  2. Bacterial Infections
  3. H. Pylori
  4. Pneumonia
  5. Sinusitis Primary
  6. Ear Infection
  7. Skin Infections
  8. Food Poisoning
  9. Tonsillitis Primary
  10. Bronchitis Primary
  11. Throat Infection

Cloff Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Cloff

Clarithromycin

Cloff Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Cloff is used -

  1. Skin irritation
  2. Nausea or vomiting
  3. Abdominal Pain Mild
  4. Diarrhoea
  5. Jaundice
  6. Flatulence Mild
  7. Headache Mild
  8. Fever Mild
  9. Dizziness Mild
  10. Vertigo Mild
  11. Tremor
  12. Urticaria
  13. Increased Liver Enzymes
  14. Mouth ulcer Moderate
  15. Gastritis Moderate
  16. Constipation Moderate
  17. Rash

Cloff Related Warnings

Is the use of Cloff safe for pregnant women?

Cloff can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

Severe

Is the use of Cloff safe during breastfeeding?

Cloff may have very limited harmful effects for breastfeeding women.

Mild

What is the effect of Cloff on the Kidneys?

Cloff may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Cloff on the Liver?

Cloff has very mild side effects on the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Cloff on the Heart?

There are no any side effects of Cloff for the heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Cloff with Other Drugs

Cloff should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Metformin

Paracetamol,Codeine

    Cloff Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Cloff unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    1. Liver Disease
    2. Jaundice
    3. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
    4. Heart Disease
    5. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    6. Kidney Disease

    Frequently asked Questions about Cloff

    Is this Cloff habit forming or addictive?

    Cloff does not cause addiction.

    No

    Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Cloff as you may feel sleepy.

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

    Yes, Cloff is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No, Cloff is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

    Cloff Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Cloff

    It is safe to take Cloff with food.

    Safe

    Interaction between Alcohol and Cloff

    It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Cloff and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

    Unknown

    Cloff FAQs

    Question about 2 years ago

    How does Cloff work?

    Dr. Chirag Bhingradiya MBBS , Pediatrics

    Cloff is a macrolide antibiotic, it works by inhibiting the bacterial protein synthesis which is necessary for bacteria to perform a vital activity. Thus, it stops the growth of bacteria in our body an prevent the infections. Its effects may be bacteriostatic or bactericidal depending on the drug concentration.

    Question almost 2 years ago

    Can Cloff treat pneumonia?

    Dr. K. M. Bhatt MBBS, PG Dip , General Physician

    Yes, Cloff can be prescribed for pneumonia. It is a medical condition which affects the lungs, characterized by inflammation of alveoli or other related structure which are responsible for respiration. The most common cause of pneumonia is the bacterial infection, and often Cloff is prescribed for it. However, it is best to consult your doctor about the right treatment for pneumonia.

    Question over 1 year ago

    Is Cloff safe??

    Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB , General Surgery

    Yes, Cloff is safe to use, if taken prescribed amount for a specified time as advised by the doctor. However, few side effects are observed such as diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain. If you feel above mention side effects after taking medicine, please consult your doctor right away and follow his/her instructions.

    Question over 1 year ago

    Can I take Cloff for sore throat?

    Dr. Chirag Bhingradiya MBBS , Pediatrics

    Yes, you can take Cloff for a sore throat, if it is caused by bacteria. It's very difficult to distinguish between a viral and bacterial sore throat, So you take it only on doctor's advice.

    Question almost 2 years ago

    Can Cloff treat a urinary tract infection?

    Dr. Rajeev Kumar Ranjan MBBS , Pulmonology

    No, Cloff does not treat urinary tract infection. Please consult your doctor about the best treatment for urinary tract infection.

    This medicine data has been created by -
    Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    3 Years of Experience

    References

    1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Biaxin® Filmtab® (clarithromycin)
    2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 754-755
    3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 326-328