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ATM XL 100 mg/5ml Suspension


Overview

Uses of ATM Suspension

ATM XL 100 mg/5ml Suspension 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).

ATM Suspension side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use ATM Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. ATM XL 100 mg/5ml Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How ATM Suspension works

ATM XL 100 mg/5ml Suspension 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.

ATM Suspension related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with ATM XL 100 mg/5ml Suspension.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
ATM XL 100 mg/5ml Suspension 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
ATM XL 100 mg/5ml Suspension 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
ATM XL 100 mg/5ml Suspension does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
ATM XL 100 mg/5ml Suspension should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of ATM XL 100 mg/5ml Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
ATM XL 100 mg/5ml Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of ATM XL 100 mg/5ml Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of ATM Suspension?

If you miss a dose of ATM XL 100 mg/5ml Suspension, 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 ATM XL 100 mg/5ml Suspension 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 ATM XL 100 mg/5ml Suspension.
  • 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 ATM XL 100 mg/5ml Suspension 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 ATM with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
MODERATE
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
MODERATE
Brand(s): Zipris
MINOR
Brand(s): Quitsun, Qutec
MINOR
Brand(s): Norma, Cizonil
MINOR
Brand(s): Arifril
MINOR
Brand(s): Stozen, Sulpigold
MINOR
Brand(s): Medipax
MINOR
Brand(s): Loxaris, Loxacon
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to ATM

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My baby has ear pain n fever 100 so doctor prescribe as those medine which i attached. Is atm100 is useful in urine infection
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
Ask A Chemist
ATM 100 contains an antibiotic called azithromycin which is used to treat various infections including ear infection which your child has. You should give your child medicines as per your doctor's advice
Pain in right atm , some times looking blackish
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
get examined by to be sure of problem
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FAQs

Q. Is ATM safe?

ATM is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. Is ATM an antibiotic?

Yes, ATM 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 ATM. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.

Q. Can the use of ATM cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of ATM 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 ATM takes to work?

Usually, ATM 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 ATM?

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 ATM when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking ATM 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 ATM cause infertility?

There is no firm evidence to suggest that the use of ATM will cause infertility in males or females.

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References
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Indoco Remedies Limited, Indoco House, 166 CST Road, Santacruz (E), Mumbai 400 098, INDIA
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