ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB
ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB
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Composition of ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB
Unsafe when combined with alcohol. Follow your physician's advice.
- Safe and does not interfere with the ability to drive
- Unsafe and risky for pregnant women. Follow your physician's advice.
- Safe for lactating women
- Safe for patients with kidney disease.
In case of any Itching, redness, swelling or difficulty in breathing please refer to a physician or hospital immediately.
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Uses of ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB
ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB is a macrolide antibiotic useful in the treatment of bacterial infections such as respiratory tract infections, skin infections, pelvic inflammatory disease and STD infections like chlamydia and syphilis.
Special Instructions for ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB
• Take ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB with a light meal only. If it suits you can take it on empty stomach or gap of 2 hours between meals.
• Avoid heavy meals you may experience stomach upset with ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB, avoid dairy and milk products. Take light, and non spicy meals.
• Complete the full course of antibiotic do not leave it in the mid way despite symptomatic relief.
• Keep your doctor informed if you are taking any other medication along with ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB.
• Do not hesitate to contact your doctor if you are experiencing sudden onset of rashes or swelling in the face, lips, mouth, throat or entire body.
Antibiotics ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB is risky for patients allergic to antibiotics. Follow your physician's advice.
Anticoagulants ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB is risky for patients allergic to anticoagulants. Follow your physician's advice.
Pain Killers Insufficient scientific evidence for impact of ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB on patients allergic to pain killers. Follow your physician's advice.
Chemotherapy drugs ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB is risky for patients allergic to chemo drugs. Follow your physician's advice.
Anticonvulsants ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB is risky for patients allergic to anticonvulsants. Follow your physician's advice.
Sulfa Drugs Insufficient scientific evidence for impact of ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB on patients allergic to sulpha drugs. Follow your physician's advice.
INTERACTION WITH COMMON CONDITIONS
safe for kidney ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB is safe for patients with kidney disease.
supervision required for pregnancy Dose should be supervised for pregnant women. Follow your physican's advice.
unsafe for heart ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB is risky for patients with cardiac issues. Follow your physician's advice.
unknown for liver Insufficient scienticfic evidence for impact of ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB on liver patients. Follow your physician's advice.
safe for lactation ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB is safe for lactating women.
safe for children ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB is safe for children.
unknown for seniors Insufficient scienticfic evidence for impact of ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB on elderly patients. Follow your physician's advice.
Smoking Insufficient scienticfic evidence for impact of ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB with nicotine. Follow your physician's advice.
Caffeine Insufficient scienticfic evidence for impact of ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB on driving. Follow your physician's advice.
Vision ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB may cause visual impairment. Follow your physician's advice.
Overdose Overdose of ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB is highly unsafe. Seek emergency medical attention.
Driving ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB does not interfere with the ability to drive.
Exercise exer safe ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB
Operating Heavy Machinery ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB does not interfere with the ability to operate heavy machinery.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q. How does ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB work? A. ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB works by preventing protein synthesis of bacteria, which are essential to bacteria to grow, replicate and increase in numbers.
Q. Can I stop ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB on my own? A. No, you are advised to take ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB as long as your doctor has asked you to take it. This is because ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB when stopped in the midway can lead to recurring of infections with greater intensity. Even if your symptoms improve before the medicine course is complete do not stop or skip ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB as it may also increase your risk of further infection and antibiotic resistance.
Q. What kind of bacteria does ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB kill? A. ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB is effective in attacking bacteria responsible for causing infections of the skin and upper respiratory tract such as strains of Streptococcus, Haemophilus, Staphylococcus, and Corynebacterium genera.
Q. Does ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB help in pain relief? A. No, ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB will only help you to clear your infection, with the clearing of infection you might get some relief from pain and inflammations. If you do not get relief then you may need to take pain relieving medications along with ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB. Speak with your doctor.
Q. Is ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB used in the treatment of rheumatic fever? A. Yes, Penicillin or Sulphonamides antibiotics are helpful in the prevention of rheumatic fever. In patients who are allergic to Penicillin or Sulphonamides, oral ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB may be prescribed by your doctor.
Q. Does ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB help in acne treatment? A. Yes, ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB helps in reducing acne by treating the acne causing bacteria, as a result your inflammation and redness decreases. ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB is not ideally to be used as a long-term acne treatment. You may need change to another medication that's best suited for long-term use after consulting your doctor.
Q. Is ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB is safe for people with neuromuscular disease such as Myasthenia Gravis? A. No, it is not safe. ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB has shown to worsen symptoms of Myasthenia Gravis (a weakness and rapid fatigue of muscles under voluntary control). For this reason, ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB should be avoided unless the risk outweighs the benefit. If at all ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB must be used when treatment options are limited, close monitoring of Myasthenia Gravis patients along with their symptoms is necessary to prevent unwanted conditions.
Q. Can I use ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB with statins like simvastatin? A. No, statins and ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB should not be used at the same time they are contraindicated drugs. ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB can increase levels of statins in the blood levels. It is a side effect since both types of drugs interact with the same liver enzyme. ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB slow down a liver enzyme, so that it can no longer process statins, which then build up in the blood to toxic levels. However, there are some other antibiotic with less interaction with statin, that your doctor may prescribe.
Q. Can I take ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB and azithromycin together? A. No, ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB together with azithromycin can increase the risk of an irregular heart rhythm as both are strong antibiotics. Please do not mix.
Q. Why is ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB given to infants? A. It has been observed that doctors prescribe infants ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB ointments as early as the first month of the Neonate to prevent from pink eye. Incase of pink eye mothers are requested not to self- medicate. The doctor will guide with the correct way and how much to apply.
Q. Can ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB used to treat multiple infections? A. Yes, ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB is a broad-spectrum antibiotic, it can prescribe by your doctor for your skin, throat etc., infections.
Q. Does ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB cause weight gain? A. Yes, ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB can cause weight gain. Sometimes ALTHROCIN 250MG TAB allows overgrowth of bacteria after killing many healthy gut bacteria