cla·rith·ro·my·cin klə-.rith-rə-'mīs-ən n a semisynthetic macrolide antibiotic C38H69NO13 used esp. in the treatment of various respiratory tract infections

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cla·rith·ro·my·cin (klə-rith″ro-miґsin) [USP] a macrolide antibiotic effective against a wide spectrum of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, used in the treatment of respiratory tract infections and skin and soft tissue infections, and in conjunction with omeprazole in the treatment of duodenal ulcer associated with Helicobacter pylori infections; administered orally.

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