Clarithromycin — an antibacterial defense proven by time

May 6, 2020
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The general characteristics of a group of antibacterial drugs related to macrolides are considered. The advantages and features of clinical use of clarithromycin and its role in the treatment of pneumonia, ENT-pathology, the achievement of eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection and in pulmonary pathology (ventilator associated pneumonia, nosocomial and community-acquired pneumonia), as well as in septic conditions were determined. The feasibility of the use of form of the drug for parenteral administration in the treatment of severe respiratory tract infection was made.

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