Althrocin 125 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Althrocin Tablet

Althrocin 125 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used in infections of tonsils, sinus, ear, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).

Althrocin Tablet side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhoea

How to use Althrocin 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. Althrocin 125 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Althrocin Tablet works

Althrocin 125 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.

Althrocin Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Erthromycin with alcohol may cause minor drug interactions which may not be clinically relevant in all patients.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Althrocin 125 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
Althrocin 125 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
Althrocin 125 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Althrocin 125 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Althrocin 125 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease as the use of this medicine may affect hearing in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Althrocin 125 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Althrocin 125 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of this medicine in liver disease patients can cause hearing loss.

What if you miss a dose of Althrocin Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Althrocin 125 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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Althrocin 125 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 Althrocin 125 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 Althrocin 125 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 Althrocin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Sumisun
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Migsun
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Samwell, S-Amcard, Esam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Antep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Benikite
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Pevastin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Norma, Cizonil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stacort
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Catrisol
SERIOUS
Brand(s): R Zep
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Althrocin

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After swetting bad smell (i think sulfer) comming from my skin.mostly in under arms sir
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Use soapex soap dailyTake tab althrocin (500)-1tab thrice a day after meal for 5days
My body stinks badly and smells like a shit even though I bath daily and that too with costly soaps but it still smells the same I apply perfume and lotions then too it smells my hairs also smells I wash them alternative days then too
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
take tab althrocin (500)-1 tab thrice daily after meal x 5daysuse soapex bar during bath
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Althrocin cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Althrocin 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 Althrocin takes to work?
Usually, Althrocin 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 Althrocin?
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 Althrocin when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Althrocin 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 Althrocin cause infertility?
There is no firm evidence to suggest that the use of Althrocin will cause infertility in males or females.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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