Generic Biaxin (in the USA) or Clarithromycin (in other countries) is a macrolide antibiotic. The medication is used to treat mild, moderate and severe bacterial infections. The drug is active against different infections, hemophilic bacteria and streptococcus organisms. The antibiotic is widely used by patients with compromised immune system (HIV infection). Due to the long half-life period, it can be administered twice a day.
Biaxin also marketed as: Biaxin XL, Clarithromycin, Claripen, Fromilid.
*Biaxin® is a registered trade mark of Bayer Consumer Care.