Pills "Klacid" taken orally 2 times a day. The recommended dose is 250 mg, in severe cases – 500 mg per dose. The course of treatment is 5-14 days. In the treatment of mycobacterial infections a one-time dosage of funds increased to 1 mg "Klacid", the duration of treatment is 6 months or more.
"Klacid" in the form of injections administered intravenously. Dosage – 500 mg 2 times a day. In mycobacterial lesions amount may be increased in 2 times. The duration of intravenous use of "Klacid" is 2-5 days. Further, a transition to the medication in tablet form.
For preparation of solution for injections "Klacid" into the vial of powder should be added to 10 ml of sterile water. The resulting tool before using need to connect with 250 ml of 5% dextrose solution or a 0.9% sodium chloride solution. Enter "Klacid" in the vein should be within 60 minutes.
Suspension "Klacid" is available in the amount of 60 ml and 100 ml. the Concentration of active substance in 5 ml in this case is 125 mg and 250 mg, respectively. Slurry can be taken between meals, during meals, drink it with milk. The medicine should be given to children 2 times a day. For convenience, the dosage of suspension "Klacid" is measured in teaspoons: 1 teaspoon contains 5 ml.
For making money in a container of pellets you add water to the mark indicated on the bottle. After that, a bottle of suspension should be shaken until complete dissolution of the granules. Store the finished composition within 2 weeks at room temperature. Before each use, the vial should be shaken.
When remembereing infections suspension take 5-7 days for streptococcal pharyngitis is 10 days or more. The dosage depends on the weight of the child and is 7.5 mg/kg At a concentration of active substance 125 mg/5 ml children weighing 8-11 kg give 0.5 tsp. of the drug for the reception. Body weight 12-19 kg given at 1 tsp., with a weight of 20-29 kg – 1.5 tsp funds. Single dose for children weighing 30-40 kg – 2 tsp "Klacid". Before the drug concentration of 250 mg/5 ml dose should be reduced in 2 times, give this form to children weighing more than 12 kg.
HIV-infected children should be give a drug concentration of 125 mg/5 ml. depending on the severity of the condition may be administered a dosage of 15 mg/kg or 30 mg/kg one-time amount at the dose of 15 mg/kg is: for children weighing 8-11 kg – 1 tsp, weight 12-19 kg – 2 tsp, 20-29 kg – 3 tsp, 30-40 kg – 4 tsp. At a dose of 30 mg/kg amount of medication should be doubled. The duration of therapy in this case is determined by a doctor.