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ERTYCIN 500MG TABLET

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Composition for ERTYCIN 500MG TABLET

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Primary uses of ERTYCIN 500MG TABLET

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Medicine Overview of Ertycin Tablet

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Uses of Ertycin Tablet

ERTYCIN 500MG TABLET is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and typhoid fever. It is used in bacterial infections of tonsils, sinus, ear, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
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Ertycin Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Ertycin 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. ERTYCIN 500MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ertycin Tablet works

ERTYCIN 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 Ertycin Tablet

Expert advice for Ertycin Tablet

  • Ertycin 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 Ertycin.
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Ertycin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Ertycin Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with ERTYCIN 500MG TABLET.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
ERTYCIN 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
ERTYCIN 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
ERTYCIN 500MG TABLET does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
ERTYCIN 500MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of ERTYCIN 500MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
ERTYCIN 500MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of ERTYCIN 500MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Ertycin Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of ERTYCIN 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Ertycin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Azithromycin

Yes, Ertycin is an antibiotic. It belongs to a class of antibiotics known as macrolides. It can be used to treat bacterial sinusitis, tonsillitis, ear infections, pneumonia and many other if caused by micro-organisms sensitive to Ertycin. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Ertycin is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Ertycin in these conditions.
Ertycin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Ertycin can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Ertycin for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
No, Ertycin is not a banned medicine. However, it is available on prescription by a physician.
Fever is a symptom which could be due to an underlying infection like bacterial, viral or fungal. Ertycin can be used for the treatment of bacterial infections only. Please take advice from your physician before taking any antibiotic for fever as it is important to identify the type of infection causing fever.
Ertycin is not recommended for the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI). Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of UTI.
Ertycin can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Ertycin in the treatment of acne. However, it is always advised that you should consult to your physician before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take Ertycin with paracetamol?
Ertycin can be taken with paracetamol as no drug interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ertycin with omeprazole?
Ertycin can be taken with omeprazole as no interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ertycin with ibuprofen?
Ertycin can be taken with ibuprofen as no interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ertycin with esomeprazole?
Ertycin can be taken with esomeprazole as no drug interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No interactions have been clinically observed between Ertycin and birth control pills (oral contraceptives). However, this does not mean interactions cannot occur. Please talk to your doctor if you have been advised to take Ertycin and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
No, Ertycin cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Ertycin can help in relieving cough only if it would be effective in treating the underlying infection. Please talk to your doctor before taking any medicine for your cough.
Ertycin has not been reported to affect sperms.
No, Ertycin does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Ertycin.
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Ertycin. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Ertycin.
Ertycin is not known to affect fertility in humans. Inadequate data is available for humans. Please consult your doctor if you have concerns regarding the same.
Yes, Ertycin can be taken for throat infection caused by streptococcus. However, this an alternative medicine for the same. There are other antibiotics available which could be more effective in the treatment of streptococcal throat infections. Please take the advice from your doctor before taking any antibiotics.
Ertycin would be helpful in a toothache (tooth pain) only when there is an underlying infection which is causing the pain. Please talk to your doctor before taking Ertycin or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
No, Ertycin is not recommended for the treatment of flu (influenza infection). Please consult your doctor if you are experiencing the signs and symptoms of flu (influenza infection) before taking any medicines including antibiotics like Ertycin as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Yes, Ertycin can help to treat a bacterial sinus infection. However, as always advisable, antibiotics should only be taken only when the infection is properly diagnosed by the doctor and then antibiotics are taken as advised.
Ertycin is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Yes, Ertycin can be taken for chlamydial infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor, in the doses advised.
Ertycin can be taken to treat tooth infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor to treat the infection.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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

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