6-O-methylerythromycin; 6-0-methylerythromycin; A-56268; Biaxin; Clarithromycin; Clathromycin; Klacid; TE-031;
Clarithromycin, 6-0-methylerythromycin, belonging to the macrolide group, has a close structural and biological similarity with erythromycin. It is effective against a broad spectrum of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. It is used to treat respiratory tract infections and soft tissue infections. It is used to treat duodenal ulcer associated with Helicobacter pylori infections in combination with omeprazole.