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Eltocin DS 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Eltocin DS 500mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Eltocin DS 500mg Tablet

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₹7.07/Tablet
15 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Eltocin Tablet

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Uses of Eltocin Tablet

Eltocin DS 500mg 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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Eltocin Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Eltocin 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. Eltocin DS 500mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Eltocin Tablet works

Eltocin DS 500mg 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 Eltocin Tablet

Expert advice for Eltocin Tablet

  • Eltocin 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 Eltocin.
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Eltocin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Eltocin Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Erthromycin with alcohol may cause minor drug interactions which may not be clinically relevant in all patients.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Eltocin DS 500mg 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
Eltocin DS 500mg 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
Eltocin DS 500mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Eltocin DS 500mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Eltocin DS 500mg 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
Eltocin DS 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Eltocin DS 500mg 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 Eltocin Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Eltocin DS 500mg 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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Frequently asked questions about Eltocin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Erythromycin

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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