On this episode, I discuss clarithromycin pharmacology, adverse effects, and drug interactions.
Clarithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic that can be used for many similar indications as azithromycin.
Clarithromycin has numerous drug interactions as it can inhibit CYP3A4. This limits its use in practice.
Clarithromycin can be used in the treatment of H. pylori in combination with other antibiotics and a PPI.
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