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Actimycin 500mg Injection

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Composition for Actimycin 500mg Injection

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Primary uses of Actimycin 500mg Injection

Bacterial infections of the eye, Conjunctivitis, Bacterial infections
MRP
191
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Actimycin Injection

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Uses of Actimycin Injection

Actimycin 500mg Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections of the eye, conjunctivitis, bacterial infections and typhoid fever. It is used in bacterial infections of tonsils, sinus, ear, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
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Actimycin Injection side effects

Common

Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Actimycin Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Actimycin Injection works

Actimycin 500mg Injection is a macrolide antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Actimycin Injection

Expert advice for Actimycin Injection

  • Actimycin 500mg Injection 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 Actimycin 500mg Injection.
  • Your doctor has prescribed Actimycin 500mg Injection to treat bacterial infections of the eye.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute immediately after instilling the drop.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 mins. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.
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Actimycin Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Actimycin Injection
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Actimycin 500mg Injection.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Actimycin 500mg Injection 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
Actimycin 500mg Injection 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
Actimycin 500mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Actimycin 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Actimycin 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Actimycin 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Actimycin 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Actimycin Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Actimycin 500mg Injection, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Actimycin Injection

Frequently asked questions about Azithromycin

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.
Actimycin is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Actimycin in these conditions.
Actimycin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Yes, Actimycin 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 Actimycin. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Actimycin can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Actimycin for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
No, Actimycin is not a banned medicine. However, it is available on prescription by a physician.
Fever is a symptom which could be due to an underlying infection like bacterial, viral or fungal. Actimycin 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.
Actimycin is not recommended for the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI). Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of UTI.
Actimycin can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Actimycin 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 Actimycin with paracetamol?
Actimycin 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 Actimycin with omeprazole?
Actimycin 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 Actimycin with ibuprofen?
Actimycin 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 Actimycin with esomeprazole?
Actimycin 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.
No interactions have been clinically observed between Actimycin 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 Actimycin and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
No, Actimycin cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Actimycin 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.
Actimycin has not been reported to affect sperms.
No, Actimycin does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Actimycin.
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Actimycin. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Actimycin.
Actimycin 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.
Yes, Actimycin 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.
Actimycin 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 Actimycin or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
No, Actimycin 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 Actimycin as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Yes, Actimycin 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.
Actimycin is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Yes, Actimycin can be taken for chlamydial infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor, in the doses advised.
Actimycin 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Actimycin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Actimycin with Naratriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naratriptan: Naratrex
Actimycin with Astemizole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze, Stemiz, Alerzole, Acipax
Actimycin with Zolmitriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zolmitriptan: Zolmist, Zolmit, Zolpax
Actimycin with Disopyramide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Actimycin with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin, Reboot, Reboxxin, Narebox
Actimycin with Almotriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Almotriptan: Almotan, Almigra, Almogril
Actimycin with Rizatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rizatriptan: Rizact, Rizatan, Rizatrip, Maxalt Rpd, Ritza, Rizatrip Odt, Rizora, Riztran, Receptan
Actimycin with Sumatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sumatriptan: Imijet, Sumitrex
Actimycin with Eletriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Actimycin with Sirolimus
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune, Toraft, Rapolax
Actimycin with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm, Palido-OD
Actimycin with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon, Cophedrin E
Actimycin with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia, Blonitas
Actimycin with Simvastatin
SERIOUS
Actimycin with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Zocin, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine, Dolowin Old, Susevin
Actimycin with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pivasta, Livastat, Pitava
Actimycin with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate, Becoride, Bevent
Actimycin with Fenticonazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenticonazole: Fenza
Actimycin with Pravastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pravastatin: Pravator
Actimycin with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam, Anxozap, Talirest, Boxa, Serepax
Actimycin with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan, Virodin
Actimycin with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr, Drulong, S-Amlode, S-Amleod, S Max, Amlovas S, Q Spin
Actimycin with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem, Danavir, Daruvir
Actimycin with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap, Estizide, Medip, Monozide, Neurap, Atarap, Larap
Actimycin with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol, Flurilept, Mopendol, Flumap
Actimycin with Buspirone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Buspirone: Supiron B, Buscalm, Buspin, Tamspar, Busiron, Buspidac, Buson
Actimycin with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure, Calmperidone
Actimycin with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil, Picasa
Actimycin with Lovastatin
SERIOUS
Actimycin with Tofisopam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tofisopam: Nextril, Toficalm, Tolrina, Tofisern
Actimycin with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Actimycin with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Actimycin with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Actimycin with Azelnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azelnidipine: Azovas
Actimycin with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium, Asenapt
Medicines with composition Dexamethasone Intravitreal Implant: Ozurdex
Actimycin with Ebastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Ebahist, Ebtin, Erostin, Sibastin, Ebal, Ebibast, Stin, Ebasil, Temasil, Ecbast
Actimycin with Mizolastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist
Actimycin with Terfenadine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Actimycin with Zuclopenthixol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
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