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Citamycin 250mg Tablet

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Composition for Citamycin 250mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Citamycin 250mg Tablet

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38.59
₹3.86/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Citamycin Tablet

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Uses of Citamycin Tablet

Citamycin 250mg 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).
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Citamycin Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Citamycin 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. Citamycin 250mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Citamycin Tablet works

Citamycin 250mg Tablet 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 Citamycin Tablet

Expert advice for Citamycin Tablet

  • Citamycin 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 Citamycin.
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Citamycin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Citamycin Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Erthromycin with alcohol may cause minor drug interactions which may not be clinically relevant in all patients.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Citamycin 250mg 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
Citamycin 250mg 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
Citamycin 250mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Citamycin 250mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Citamycin 250mg 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
Citamycin 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Citamycin 250mg 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 Citamycin Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Citamycin 250mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Citamycin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Erythromycin

Citamycin belongs to class of medications called macrolide antibiotics
Q. Is it penicillin?
Erythromycin is not penicillin
Citamycin does not contain sulfa
Citamycin 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
Citamycin is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Citamycin 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
Citamycin may cause gas, weight gain and drowsiness.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Citamycin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Citamycin with Sumatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sumatriptan: Imijet, Sumitrex
Citamycin with Almotriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Almotriptan: Almotan, Almigra
Citamycin with Rizatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rizatriptan: Rizact, Rizatan, Rizatrip, Maxalt Rpd, Ritza, Rizatrip Odt, Rizora, Riztran, Receptan
Citamycin with Eletriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Citamycin with Zolmitriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zolmitriptan: Zolmit
Citamycin with Lovastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Citamycin with Naratriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naratriptan: Naratrex
Citamycin with Simvastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Citamycin with Sirolimus
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Genxtor, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune, Toraft
Citamycin with Nicergoline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Nicergoline: Cholergol, Sermion, Nicerbium
Citamycin with Disopyramide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Citamycin with Ergotamine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ergotamine: Ergacap, Ergotab
Citamycin with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin, Reboot, Reboxxin, Narebox
Citamycin with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium, Asenapt
Citamycin with Buspirone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Buspirone: Supiron B, Buscalm, Buspin, Tamspar, Busiron, Buspidac
Citamycin with Pravastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pravastatin: Pravator
Citamycin with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol, Flurilept, Mopendol, Flumap
Citamycin with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil, Picasa
Citamycin with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam, Anxozap, Talirest, Boxa, Serepax
Citamycin with Azelnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azelnidipine: Azovas
Citamycin with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine, Dolowin Old, Susevin, Pentawok
Citamycin with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure, Calmperidone
Citamycin with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Citamycin with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm, Palido-OD
Citamycin with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem, Danavir, Daruvir
Citamycin with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia, Blonitas
Citamycin with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon, Cophedrin E
Citamycin with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec, Benitowa, Benipack, Benibuz, Benina, Inzit, Benihyp, Benidin, Tln, Beniflo, Bengreat, Beniduce, Benlong, Benipres
Citamycin with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap, Estizide, Medip, Monozide, Neurap, Atarap, Larap
Citamycin with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Citamycin with Zuclopenthixol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Citamycin with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Citamycin with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pivasta, Livastat, Pitava
Citamycin with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr, Drulong, S-Amlode, S-Amleod, S Max, Amlovas S
Citamycin with Astemizole
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze, Stemiz, Alerzole, Acipax
Citamycin with Terfenadine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Citamycin with Mizolastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist
Citamycin with Ebastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Best, Ebahist, Ebtin, Erostin, Sibastin, Ebal, Ebasil
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