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.
Taking Erthromycin with alcohol may cause minor drug interactions which may not be clinically relevant in all patients.
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.
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.
Althrocin 125 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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.
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.
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.
Q. Is Althrocin/althrocin/erythrocin/erycin an antibiotic?
Althrocin belongs to class of medications called macrolide antibiotics
Q. Is it penicillin?
Erythromycin is not penicillin
Q. Does Althrocin have sulfa in it?
Althrocin does not contain sulfa
Q. Is Althrocin used for sinus infection, pink eye, strep throat, UTI, bladder infection, tooth infection, ear infection, chest infection or tonsillitis?
Althrocin can be used to treat sinus infection, pink eye, strep throat, UTI, bladder infection, tooth infection, ear infection, chest infection or tonsillitis. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Q. Is erythromycin and azithromycin the same?
Erythromycin and azithromycin belongs to same class of drugs, however they differ in their some of the indications
Q. Is Althrocin safe?
Althrocin is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Althrocin over the counter drug?
Althrocin is not an over the counter drug. It is a prescription drug
Q. Can I take erythromycin with paracetamol, ibuprofen, methotrexate or vitamins?
Interaction is not observed, when erythromycin is taken with paracetamol, ibuprofen and vitamins however do consult your doctor before use. Drug interaction may occur when methotrexate is taken with erythromycin
Q. Does Althrocin cause gas, weight gain, and drowsiness?
Althrocin may cause gas, weight gain and drowsiness.