Acin 250 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Acin Tablet

Acin 250 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used in bacterial infections of tonsils, sinus, ear, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, and lungs (pneumonia).

Acin Tablet side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhoea

How to use Acin Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Acin 250 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Acin Tablet works

Acin 250 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.

Acin Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Acin 250 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Acin 250 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Acin 250 mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
There may be a possibility of diarrhea or rash in the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Acin 250 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Acin 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Acin 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Acin 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Acin 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Acin Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Acin 250 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Acin 250 mg Tablet to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it 1 hour before or two hours after food.
  • Do not take antacids 2 hours before or after taking Acin 250 mg Tablet.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Stop taking Acin 250 mg Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Acin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Glunase
MODERATE
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
MODERATE
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla, Glywin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Stozen, Sulpigold
MINOR
Brand(s): Arifril
MINOR
Brand(s): Loxaris, Loxacon
MINOR
Brand(s): Zipris
MINOR
Brand(s): Norma, Cizonil
MINOR
Brand(s): Medipax
MINOR
Brand(s): Quitsun, Qutec, Qutipin
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Acin

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Sir good evening . I evaluated by local doctor for nose infection and after inspecting he gave me some medicines which do not suit me. There is shivering and drowsiness after I take these medicines. Medicines are acin p ',Macpod and citrila . Sir question is that what is reason behind it. Sir is these are side effect of these drug . Can I continues these drugs. Or plz tell me suitable advice. Sir I want to tell u that there is continuous flow of watery liquid from nose that is mainly at midnight till morning and then stops . Sir plz help me
Dr. Vijay Verma
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
Continue these medicines as problem can be due to disease.Running nose can be due to allergic component Be in follow up with your doctor
Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
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FAQs

Q. Is Acin safe?
Acin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Acin an antibiotic?
Yes, Acin is an antibiotic. It belongs to a class of antibiotics known as macrolides. It can be used to treat bacterial sinusitis, tonsillitis, ear infections, pneumonia and many other if caused by micro-organisms sensitive to Acin. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Can the use of Acin cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Acin can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.
Q. How long does Acin takes to work?
Usually, Acin starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.
Q. What if I don't get better after using Acin?
Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.
Q. Can I stop taking Acin when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Acin and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Q. Can the use of Acin cause infertility?
There is no firm evidence to suggest that the use of Acin will cause infertility in males or females.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 24th Sep 2018.
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