Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's
Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's belongs to a group of medicine called macrolide antibiotics derived from Saccharopolyspora erythraea (originally called Streptomyces erythreus), used to treat a wide range of bacterial infections, including chest infections such as bronchitis and pneumonia, skin problems such as cellulitis (potentially serious bacterial skin infection. The affected skin appears swollen and red and is typically painful and warm to the touch), and ear infections. Besides this, Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's is also used in combination with other medicines to treat duodenal ulcers caused by H. pylori. A 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. Antibiotics inhibit the growth of microorganisms given to treat such kinds of conditions.
Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's contains Clarithromycin (antibiotic). It inhibits the protein synthesis process required for the growth of the bacterial cell. As a result, bacterial cells are not able to reproduce and grow. Thus, Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's helps in the prevention of infections.
Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's should only be if your doctor has prescribed you. Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's should not be stopped even if you feel better as it is an antibiotic medication, and completing the full course if very necessary; otherwise, the infection might re-appear in a more severe form. Like all medicines, Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's may cause some common side effects, including feeling sick (nausea), diarrhoea and being sick (vomiting), losing your appetite, bloating and indigestion, headaches and difficulty sleeping. These side effects are temporary and may get resolve after some time; however, if this side persists, let your doctor know about this if you notice any sudden wheeziness, tightness in the chest or throat, difficulty in breathing, swelling of the eyelids, face or lips, rash or itching (especially affecting your whole body) STOP TAKING your medicine and go to a doctor immediately.
Do not take Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's if allergic to azithromycin, other macrolide antibiotics, or any components present in Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's. Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's isn't normally recommended during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. But your doctor may prescribe it if the benefits of you taking it are greater than the risks. Do not consume alcohol as it may cause excessive drowsiness when taken along with Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's. Before using the Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's, tell your doctor if you ever had an allergy to Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's have kidney problems, liver problems, swollen food pipe (oesophagitis), lupus disease (an autoimmune disease), or muscle disease (myasthenia gravis). Do not drink alcohol with Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's as it may increase the unpleasant side effects like drowsiness and dizziness.
Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's is a type of macrolide class of antibiotic which is effective against a wide range of bacteria, including gram-negative, gram-positive bacteria, anaerobes, and some parasites (like Balantidium coli and Entamoeba species). It is prescribed for treating various bacterial infections including chest infections such as pneumonia, skin problems such as cellulitis, and ear infections; on the other hand, It is also used in combination with other medicines to treat duodenal ulcers caused by H. pylori (Helicobacter pylori). Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's is sometimes used by people who have an allergy to penicillin and antibiotics similar to penicillin, such as amoxicillin.
Iron and antacid (like magnesium hydroxide and aluminium hydroxide) may bind to Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's in the gastrointestinal tract, lowering its efficiency. So, a gap of at least 2 hours should be maintained between intake of Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's and iron supplements and antacids. Besides this, in some cases, the use of Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's causes antibiotic-associated diarrhoea. Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's may cause sensitive skin to sunlight and ultraviolet rays, causing an exaggerated sunburn reaction. Hence it is advisable to apply sunscreen before going outside. Its use has also been associated with an increased risk of fungal skin infections like (vaginal candidiasis - thrush). Tetracycline and Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's can form a stable calcium complex in bone-forming tissue, thereby affecting the growth of fibula bones in young children and bone development in the foetus. Using a Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's with isotretinoin should be avoided as it has been reported to cause pseudotumor cerebri (increased pressure inside the brain). Long-term use of Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's may affect your blood, kidney, and liver health, so yearly diagnostics test of these parameters is recommended.
Drug-Drug Interactions: Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's is contraindicated in persons who have shown hypersensitivity to certain antibiotics (such as azithromycin, amoxicillin/clavulanate), a statin medicine to lower your cholesterol (such as simvastatin and atorvastatin), medications used for blood thinners (such as warfarin), drugs used for heart problems (digoxin), certain medicines used for gout (colchicine), asthma medications (such as theophylline, budesonide/formoterol), medicines for epilepsy, (such as carbamazepine and phenytoin), and drugs used to treat migraines (such as ergotamine and dihydroergotamine).
Drug-Food Interactions: Food containing calcium and iron should be avoided as it may affect Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's effectiveness. Also, prevent the intake of grapefruit or grapefruit juice with Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's. Avoid alcohol intake as it may lead to drowsiness and affect Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's absorption.
Drug-Disease Interactions: Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's should not be given in people with liver or kidney problems, cardiovascular disorders (fast, pounding or irregular heartbeats), QT prolongation, Colitis (a chronic digestive disease characterized by inflammation of the inner lining of the colon), abnormally low levels of potassium in your blood and muscle disease (myasthenia gravis).
Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's should not be taken until prescribed if you are taking alcohol. Keep your doctor informed if you drink alcohol.
Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's should be used in pregnant women only if clinically needed, and the benefits outweigh the risks.
Let your doctor know if you are a nursing mother before taking Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's; your doctor will decide whether Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's can be taken by breastfeeding mothers or not.
Not enough scientific data available for Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's, hence it is advised to consult your doctor.
Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's can be given safely to children in the form of suspension only, dose to be adjusted and recommended by a child specialist only.
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Bacterial infections: 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.
Megthro-250 mg Tablet 10's
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