The regular tablet and liquid are usually taken with or without food every 8 (three times a day) to 12 hours (twice a day) for 7 to 14 days. The extended-release tablet is usually taken with food every 24 hours (once a day) for 7 to 14 days.
Can you take clarithromycin long term?
Long-term mortality warning: For 1 to 10 years after taking this drug, people with coronary artery disease may be at increased risk of death for any reason. The benefits of this drug should be weighed against this risk.
How much clarithromycin should I take for sinus infection?
Adult Dosage: CAP, skin and skin structures: 250mg every 12hrs for 7–14 days. Sinusitis: 500mg every 12hrs for 14 days. MAC: 500mg every 12hrs; continue indefinitely if improvement occurs. Severe renal impairment (CrCl <30mL/min): reduce clarithromycin dose by ½.
Is 1000 mg of clarithromycin a lot?
What Are Dosage of Clarithromycin? Adults: 250-500 mg orally every 12 hours for 7-14 days. Extended-release: 1,000 mg orally once daily for 7 days.