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EM Infusion

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION

Overview

Uses of EM Infusion

EM Infusion side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea

How to use EM Infusion

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How EM Infusion works

EM Infusion is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

EM Infusion related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with EM Infusion.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
EM Infusion is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
EM Infusion 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.
Avoid prolonged use of EM Infusion, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
SAFE
EM Infusion does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
EM Infusion should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of EM Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
EM Infusion should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of EM Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of EM Infusion?

If you miss a dose of EM Infusion, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed EM Infusion 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.
  • 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.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking EM Infusion as it may cause increased side effects.
  • Discontinue EM Infusion and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to EM

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Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
send em scan copy of your Doctor's Prescription
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of EM cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of EM 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 diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Is EM used in typhoid?

Indian Association of Pediatrics (IAP) recommends the use of EM in children for uncomplicated typhoid fever.

Q. How long does EM takes to work?

Usually, EM 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 EM?

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.

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Baxter (India) Private Limited, 2nd Floor, Tower-C, Building No.8, DLF Cyber City, DLF Phase-II, Gurgaon-122 002, Haryana, India
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