Medicine Overview of Elucin Tablet
How to use Elucin 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. Elucin 250mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
How Elucin Tablet works
Elucin 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 Elucin Tablet
Expert advice for Elucin Tablet
- Your doctor has prescribed Elucin to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
- It is better to take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
- 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 Elucin.
Elucin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Elucin Tablet
Taking Erthromycin with alcohol may cause minor drug interac+more
tions which may not be clinically relevant in all patients....
Elucin 250mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Elucin 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.+more
There may be a possibility of diarrhea or rash in the baby....
There may be a possibility of diarrhea or rash in the baby.
Elucin 250mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Elucin 250mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Elucin 250mg Tablet is recommended.+more
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....
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.
Elucin 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Elucin 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of this medicine in liver disease patients can cause hearing loss....
Use of this medicine in liver disease patients can cause hearing loss.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Riztran 10mg Tablet, Riztran 5mg Tablet, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Walacort 0.5mg Tablet
If you miss a dose of Erythromycin, 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.
Frequently asked questions about Elucin Tablet
Frequently asked questions about Erythromycin
Elucin belongs to class of medications called macrolide antibiotics
Q. Is it penicillin?
Erythromycin is not penicillin
Elucin does not contain sulfa
Q. Is Elucin used for sinus infection, pink eye, strep throat, UTI, bladder infection, tooth infection, ear infection, chest infection or tonsillitis?
Elucin 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
Elucin is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Elucin 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
Elucin may cause gas, weight gain and drowsiness.
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Elthrocin 250mg Tablet
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