Althrocin 500 MG Tablet is a macrolide antibiotic which is used to treat infections of the lungs, throat, ear, etc. caused by bacteria. This drug is not recommended for use in case of a common cold, flu, or other viral infections since it is active against infections caused by bacteria only.
ALTHROCIN 500 MG Chemical Name
ALTHROCIN 500 MG Manufacturer
Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Uses of ALTHROCIN 500 MG
- Ear Infection
- Prophylaxis for Rheumatic Fever
What is ALTHROCIN 500 MG?
Althrocin 500 is a macrolide antibiotic prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections such as bronchitis, diphtheria, legionnaires disease, pertussis, etc. It slows or stops bacterial cell growth. This medication is not prescribed for use in case of a regular cold or other viral infections since it is active against infections caused by bacteria only.
How ALTHROCIN 500 MG working
Althrocin 500 Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins needed by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing and detain the infection from spreading.
Take the missed dose as soon as you memorize. Skip the missed one if it's time for the next dose. Avoid taking a twice dose to make up for the missed dose.
In case of overdose, stop using this tablet and provide monitoring with supportive care to such patients. Stomach evacuate should be performed by cleaning out the contents of the stomach.
- Skin blistering
- Fast heartbeat
- Skin rash
Precautions And Warnings
Before you use Althrocin, tell your health care physician of your medical history including diarrhea associated with Clostridium difficile bacteria. The treatment with Althrocin alters the micro-organism that lives in the intestine resulting in the overgrowth of C.difficile bacteria. The occurrence of mild to possibly fatal diarrhea associated with Clostridium difficile has been reported to occur within 2 months of the use of antibacterial delegate.The use of this drug may change the liver enzyme. An increase in the liver enzyme levels is seen in patients get Althrocin.
Althrocin pill should be used in pregnancy only when needed. No sufficient or well-controlled studies of Althrocin have been performed in pregnant women. However, there have been some reports of heart abnormalities in patients using this drug. Althrocin crosses placenta with a low amount of Althrocin in the blood of the embryo.
You should store Althrocin Tablet below 30°C (86°F). Store the tablet away from the reach of seed and pets.