Bonmycin 500 Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store below 30°C

Introduction

Bonmycin 500 Tablet is an antibiotic used to treat various types of bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, ear, nose, throat, lungs, skin, and eye in adults and children. It is also effective in typhoid fever and some sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhea.

Bonmycin 500 Tablet is taken orally, preferably one hour before or 2 hours after a meal. It should be used regularly at evenly spaced time intervals as prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the return or worsening of the infection.

Commonly seen side effects seen with this medicine include vomiting, nausea, stomach pain, and diarrhea. These are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if you find these side effects worry you or persist for a longer duration.

Inform your doctor if you have any previous history of allergy or heart problems before taking this medicine. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using this medicine.

Uses of Bonmycin Tablet

Benefits of Bonmycin Tablet

In Bacterial infections

Bonmycin 500 Tablet is an antibiotic medicine that can be used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria. These include infections of the blood, brain, lungs, bones, joints, urinary tract, stomach, and intestines. It can also be used to treat sexually transmitted diseases. It stops the growth of the bacteria causing the infection and clears the infection. Take it for as long as prescribed by the doctor and avoid skipping doses. This will make sure that all bacteria are killed and they do not become resistant.

Side effects of Bonmycin Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Bonmycin

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Bonmycin 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. Bonmycin 500 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Bonmycin Tablet works

Bonmycin 500 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.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Bonmycin 500 Tablet.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Bonmycin 500 Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Bonmycin 500 Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
There may be a possibility of diarrhea or rash in the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Bonmycin 500 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Bonmycin 500 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bonmycin 500 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Bonmycin 500 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Bonmycin 500 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Bonmycin Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Bonmycin 500 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.

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Quick tips

  • 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 Bonmycin 500 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 Bonmycin 500 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Macrolides
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Macrolides

Interaction with drugs

Taking Bonmycin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Alestol, Astelong, Astem
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Qubast, Basbat, Efast
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Zehist, Elina
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Terfed
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient concerns

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I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
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Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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FAQs

Q. Is Bonmycin 500 Tablet safe?

Bonmycin 500 Tablet is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. What if I don't get better?

You should inform your doctor if you do not notice any improvement in your symptoms after 3 days of taking Bonmycin 500 Tablet. Also, if your symptoms get worse, inform your doctor immediately.

Q. Can the use of Bonmycin 500 Tablet cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Bonmycin 500 Tablet 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. Can Bonmycin 500 Tablet be taken at night?

Bonmycin 500 Tablet is usually prescribed once daily. You can take it at any time of the day, but remember to take it at the same time each day. The medicine should be taken 1 hour before meals or 2 hours after eating food. You can take the tablet preparation with or without food. However, you must take Bonmycin 500 Tablet exactly as advised by your doctor and ask your doctor if you have any doubts.

Q. How long does it take Bonmycin 500 Tablet to work?

Bonmycin 500 Tablet starts working within a few hours of taking it. You may notice an improvement in symptoms after a few days. Do not stop taking the medicine without completing the course mentioned by your doctor. Stopping the medicine without consulting your doctor may cause the infection to come back which may be more difficult to treat.

Q. Why is Bonmycin 500 Tablet given for 3 days?

The duration of treatment depends on the type of infection being treated and the age of the patient. Bonmycin 500 Tablet is not necessarily given for 3 days. In most bacterial infections, a single dose of 500 mg is given for 3 days. Alternatively, it can be given as 500 mg once on day 1 and then 250 mg once from day 2 to day 5. In some cases of infection such as genital ulcer disease, it is given as a single 1 gram dose. Therefore, you must stick to the regime advised by your doctor.

Q. What should I avoid while taking Bonmycin 500 Tablet?

Generally, it is recommended that patients taking Bonmycin 500 Tablet should avoid taking any antacid with this medicine as this can affect the overall effectiveness of Bonmycin 500 Tablet. It is also recommended to avoid exposure to sunlight or tanning beds as Bonmycin 500 Tablet increases the risk of sunburn.

Q. Is Bonmycin 500 Tablet a strong antibiotic?

Bonmycin 500 Tablet is an effective antibiotic that is used for the treatment of many bacterial infections. Compared to other antibiotics, Bonmycin 500 Tablet has a longer half-life which means that it stays in the body for a long time because of which it is given once a day and for a short span of time. Other antibiotics comparatively have a shorter half-life and are usually given twice, thrice, or four times a day.

Q. Can you get a yeast infection from taking Bonmycin 500 Tablet?

Some people may get a fungal or yeast infection known as thrush after taking Bonmycin 500 Tablet. Antibiotics such as Bonmycin 500 Tablet can kill the normal or ‘good bacteria’ of your intestine responsible for preventing thrush. You should inform your doctor if you get a sore or vaginal itching or discharge. Also, inform your doctor if you get a white patch in the mouth or tongue after taking Bonmycin 500 Tablet or soon after stopping it.

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Country of origin: India

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