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Eltocin-DS 500 mg Tablet 15's belongs to a group of medicines known as macrolide antibiotics. It's widely used to treat chest infections (pneumonia), skin conditions (acne and rosacea), dental abscesses (A pocket of pus in a tooth caused by an infection), and sexually transmitted infections. On the other hand, in children, Eltocin-DS 500 mg Tablet 15's is generally used to treat ear or chest infections. Bacterial infection is a condition in which bacteria grow in the body and cause infection. It can target any body part and multiple very quickly.
Eltocin-DS 500 mg Tablet 15's comprises Erythromycin, which works by slowing the growth or killing the harmful bacteria by preventing the production of proteins required by the bacteria for its survival. As a result, it effectively treats various bacterial infections.
Eltocin-DS 500 mg Tablet 15's should only be taken if advised by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food but should be consumed at a fixed time for the best results. Eltocin-DS 500 mg Tablet 15's should not be consumed more than the recommended dose to avoid unpleasant side effects. And also, the course should be completed even if you feel better as it is an antibiotic. Some common side effects of Eltocin-DS 500 mg Tablet 15's are diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, and indigestion. Allergic reactions such as rashes, itching, swelling, and shortness of breath can occur in rare cases. Please consult your doctor if an allergic reaction becomes severe.
Do not take Eltocin-DS 500 mg Tablet 15's if you are allergic to Erythromycin or other macrolide antibiotics such as clarithromycin, azithromycin, or any of the other ingredients of this medicine. Tell your doctor if you have liver problems, muscle problems (myasthenia gravis), heart rhythm disorder (arrhythmia), porphyria (rare genetic blood disorder), and electrolyte imbalance (low potassium or magnesium level). In rare cases, the use of Eltocin-DS 500 mg Tablet 15's can cause diarrhoea, so if you have watery or bloody diarrhoea, stop taking Eltocin-DS 500 mg Tablet 15's and call your d ctor. However, do not take any anti-diarrheal medicine until your doctor tells you. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, suspect you may be pregnant or plan to have a baby, consult your doctor before taking this medica ion. Women should onlyErythromycinmycin during pregnancy and lactation if absolutely necessary.
Bacterial infections (pneumonia, Acne, Rosacea, dental infections, and sexually transmitted infections)
Eltocin-DS 500 mg Tablet 15's comprises Erythromycin, is a macrolide antibiotic. Eltocin-DS 500 mg Tablet 15's kills the harmful bacteria by preventing the protein production required for bacteria to survive. Thereby it prevents and treats bacterial infections like throat and sinus infections, chest infections (like bronchitis and pneumonia), ear infections, mouth and dental infections, eye infections, skin and tissue infections (like acne), and stomach and intestinal infections. Besides this, it also helps prevent infection following burns, surgery or dental procedure, sexually transmitted infections, bone infections or scarlet fever (bacterial illness with strep throat).
Do not take it if you are allergic to Eltocin-DS 500 mg Tablet 15's or other macrolide antibiotics. Even if you feel better, do not stop taking your medication. If you discontinue treatment too soon, your condition may reoccur. Inform your doctor if you have liver problems, myasthenia gravis (muscle weakness), a heart rhythm disorder (arrhythmia), or an electrolyte imbalance (low potassium or magnesium level). In rare situations, using Eltocin-DS 500 mg Tablet 15's might induce diarrhoea; thus, if you have watery or bloody diarrhoea, stop taking Eltocin-DS 500 mg Tablet 15's and consult your doctor. However, do not take anti-diarrheal medication until your doctor tells you to. Before using Eltocin-DS 500 mg Tablet 15's, consult your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding. It is advisable to avoid alcohol to prevent the chance of adverse effects such as dizziness. Before taking the Eltocin-DS 500 mg Tablet 15's, inform your doctor about your medical history and other medications you are now taking to rule out any potential adverse effects or interactions.
Drug-Drug Interactions: Eltocin-DS 500 mg Tablet 15's have interactions with anti-allergic medicines (e.g. astemizole, terfenadine, mizolastine), anti-nausea pills (e.g. domperidone), mental health pills (e.g. pimozide, amisulpride), anti-migraine medicines (e.g. ergotamine, dihydroergotamine), anti-cholesterol pills (e.g. simvastatin), bladder weakness medicine (e.g. tolterodine) and anti-gout/arthritis medicine (e.g. colchicine). Taking these drugs with Eltocin-DS 500 mg Tablet 15's may cause serious side effects.
Drug-Food Interactions: No relevant drug-food interaction found with Eltocin-DS 500 mg Tablet 15's. As a precautionary measure, consumption of alcoholic beverages should be avoided as it may lead to drowsiness and dizziness.
Drug-Disease Interactions: Eltocin-DS 500 mg Tablet 15's may interact with disease conditions, including colitis (inflammation of the intestine), liver disease, QT prolongation, rhythm disorder (arrhythmia), electrolyte imbalance (low potassium or magnesium level), prematurity (Underweight in Infancy), and myasthenia gravis (muscle problems).
Drinking alcohol with Eltocin-DS 500 mg Tablet 15's may potentiate symptoms of liver damage. So, Avoid or limit the consumption of alcohol.
Eltocin-DS 500 mg Tablet 15's should be used by women during pregnancy only if needed. If you think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking the Eltocin-DS 500 mg Tablet 15's.
Eltocin-DS 500 mg Tablet 15's should be used by women during breastfeeding only if needed. If breastfeeding, ask your doctor for advice before taking the Eltocin-DS 500 mg Tablet 15's.
No data is available about the influence of Eltocin-DS 500 mg Tablet 15's on the ability to drive or operate machines. However, Eltocin-DS 500 mg Tablet 15's may cause dizziness and seizures, so ensure you are not affected before driving or operating machinery.
A person dealing with Liver problems should take Eltocin-DS 500 mg Tablet 15's only after consulting with a doctor. Your doctor will prescribe only if the benefits outweigh the risks.
If you have or have a history or evidence of kidney-related diseases, please consult the doctor before taking medicine. The doctor may need to alter the normal dose.
It should be taken by the children only if the doctor has prescribed it.
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A bacterial infection is a condition in which harmful bacteria enter, multiply, and infect our body. It can target any body part and multiple very quickly. When you get infected with bacteria, you can experience generalized symptoms like fevers, chills, and fatigue. Bacteria are of various forms comprising commonly spherical, rod, and spiral-shaped. Bacterial infections vary from minor illnesses like sore throat and ear infections to severe brain infections like meningitis and encephalitis. Few harmful bacteria that cause infections include Streptococcus, Staphylococcus, and E.coli. Anyone can become infected with a bacterial infection. But, people with weak immune systems or taking immunosuppressive medicine can make you more prone to bacterial infection.
Eltocin-DS 500 mg Tablet 15's
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