Medicine Overview of ACT Tablet
ACT 500 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, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
Side Effects of ACT are Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.
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. ACT 500 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
ACT 500 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.
In Depth Information on ACT Tablet
- ACT 500 mg Tablet will cure your infection and improve symptoms.
It may cause an upset stomach. If this happens to you, take it with food.
Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
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.
Do not take antacids 2 hours before or after taking ACT 500 mg Tablet.
ACT Tablet related warnings
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with ACT 500 mg Tablet.
ACT 500 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.
ACT 500 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.
ACT 500 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
ACT 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of ACT 500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
ACT 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of ACT 500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of ACT 500 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.
Questions Related to ACT
i feel I'm suffering from early ejaculation. Remedy or medicine to prolong the sexual act.
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I am suffering from premature ejaculation .i need treatment that can cure it .and what is the usually period of sexual act
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
https://www.1mg.com/otc/himalaya-confido-tablet-otc90667One ?one tablet morning & evening after taking food , use at least 1-2 months
Stenting has been done in Aug 2008. Taking Amaryl 1 daily in the morning before breakfast. I am taking Cardace 2.5, Clopilet A 150& Tomorrow act 20 daily. FBS is remaining 145- 150.
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Increased sugar level. You needs to confirm about your diet failure. Diet and exercises are also an important fact to keep sugar level in normal limits. Follow diabetic diet and do exercise regularly.
I have problem retaining hardness during sexual acts. Due to this I can't ejaculate while in the act. The ejaculation is normal in case of self-simulation but hardness doesn't stay long.
Dr. Shyam Gupta
Hello PATIENT to 1mg. Erectile problems can be happen to people at any age having issue like stress, fatigue, disturb relationship, anxiety, alcohol, smoking and medical problems like High BP, Diabetes, obesity etc. My personal advice is lifestyle changes like exercising, losing weight, stopping smoking,curbing alcohol intake, don't wear tight pants, do pelvic kegal exercise. There are medications but they have side effects so i dont advice first. But i strongly recommend to start healthy life with some antioxidant vitamins and healthy diet. You may take vitamin like DHEA cap, L arginine and herbal ashwagandha capsule. Apply Himcolin gel. Concentrate on Yoga and meditation and also take help from your partner. Use these for couple of months if not improved do few blood tests like thyroid, sugar and testosterone and let me know.
I have been suffering from irregular menstruation (late). I consulted doctor and had to do USG. My report is normal and she advised me to take femilon tab. My marriage is next month. Will femilon act as reliable contraceptive too? If yes, then please tell me the rule to take it. Please reply
Dr. Suman Rao
Yes, femilon is a good method for contraception. You should take 1 tab daily at a fixed time for 21 days. After a gap of 1 week you can start the next pack. Don't miss any dose. Rest you can discuss with your.
I am using testosterone therapy to buid my muscles in gym. Till now i am alright only fear is that testosterone supplementation could increase my estrogen levels too. I want to know the drug which could act as anti estrogen in my body so that i should not develop any sort of gynaecomastia
Dr. Pranay Gandhi
it doesn't work like that. u cant take both opposite medicines at a time. testosterone levels increase by weight lifting and muscles, no need to take it unless u wanna compete.
I requesting to observe my lipid profile test and suggest me medicines .I am sending my liver test also as per lipid profile tests and observation of doctors ,suggest best treatment or advice to proceed further actThanq sir , i will wait for yours kind suggestion
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Restrict carbs n regularly exercise how r your blood sugars
Frequently asked questions about ACT Tablet
Q. Is azithromycin and erythromycin the same?
No. Azithomycin and erythromycin are two different medications belonging to the same class and have similar use. Their use in different conditions may vary depending upon individual response
Q. Is azithromycin topical safe?
Azithromycin topical is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is ACT used for treating a cold and sore throat?
ACT is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking ACT in these conditions.
ACT is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Yes, ACT 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 ACT. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is ACT good for tonsillitis?
ACT can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over ACT for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
No, ACT is not a banned medicine. However, it is available on prescription by a physician.
Q. Can ACT be used to treat a fever?
Fever is a symptom which could be due to an underlying infection like bacterial, viral or fungal. ACT can be used for the treatment of bacterial infections only. Please take advice from your physician before taking any antibiotic for fever as it is important to identify the type of infection causing fever.
Q. Is ACT used for urinary tract infection (UTI)?
ACT is not recommended for the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI). Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of UTI.
ACT can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of ACT in the treatment of acne. However, it is always advised that you should consult to your physician before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take ACT with paracetamol?
ACT can be taken with paracetamol as no drug interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take ACT with omeprazole?
ACT can be taken with omeprazole as no interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take ACT with ibuprofen?
ACT can be taken with ibuprofen as no interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take ACT with esomeprazole?
ACT can be taken with esomeprazole as no drug interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take ACT with birth control pills (oral contraceptives)
No interactions have been clinically observed between ACT and birth control pills (oral contraceptives). However, this does not mean interactions cannot occur. Please talk to your doctor if you have been advised to take ACT and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
Q. Does ACT treat a cough?
No, ACT cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. ACT can help in relieving cough only if it would be effective in treating the underlying infection. Please talk to your doctor before taking any medicine for your cough.
Q. Does ACT affect sperm?
ACT has not been reported to affect sperms.
Q. Does ACT cause drowsiness?
No, ACT does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking ACT.
Q. Does ACT cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of ACT. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking ACT.
Q. Does ACT affect fertility?
ACT is not known to affect fertility in humans. Inadequate data is available for humans. Please consult your doctor if you have concerns regarding the same.
Q. Can I take ACT for throat infection caused by streptococcus?
Yes, ACT can be taken for throat infection caused by streptococcus. However, this an alternative medicine for the same. There are other antibiotics available which could be more effective in the treatment of streptococcal throat infections. Please take the advice from your doctor before taking any antibiotics.
Q. Can I take ACT for a toothache (tooth pain)?
ACT would be helpful in a toothache (tooth pain) only when there is an underlying infection which is causing the pain. Please talk to your doctor before taking ACT or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
Q. Can I take ACT for the flu?
No, ACT is not recommended for the treatment of flu (influenza infection). Please consult your doctor if you are experiencing the signs and symptoms of flu (influenza infection) before taking any medicines including antibiotics like ACT as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Q. Can I take ACT for a sinus infection?
Yes, ACT can help to treat a bacterial sinus infection. However, as always advisable, antibiotics should only be taken only when the infection is properly diagnosed by the doctor and then antibiotics are taken as advised.
Q. Can I take ACT for yeast infection?
ACT is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Q. Can I take ACT for chlamydia?
Yes, ACT can be taken for chlamydial infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor, in the doses advised.
Q. Can I take ACT for tooth infection?
ACT can be taken to treat tooth infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor to treat the infection.
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