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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

Uses of Ertycin Tablet

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

Ertycin Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Ertycin are Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

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 an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.

In Depth Information on Ertycin Tablet

Expert advice for Ertycin Tablet

  • ERTYCIN 500MG TABLET 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 500MG TABLET.
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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

Q. Is azithromycin and erythromycin the same?
No. Azithomycin and erythromycin are two different medications belonging to the same class and have similar use. Their use in different conditions may vary depending upon individual response
Q. Is azithromycin topical safe?
Azithromycin topical is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Ertycin used for treating a cold and sore throat?
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.
Q. Is Ertycin safe?
Ertycin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Ertycin an antibiotic?
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.
Q. Is Ertycin good for tonsillitis?
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.
Q. Is Ertycin banned?
No, Ertycin is not a banned medicine. However, it is available on prescription by a physician.
Q. Can Ertycin be used to treat a fever?
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.
Q. Is Ertycin used for urinary tract infection (UTI)?
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.
Q. Is Ertycin good for acne?
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.
Q. Can I take Ertycin with birth control pills (oral contraceptives)
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).
Q. Does Ertycin treat a cough?
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.
Q. Does Ertycin affect sperm?
Ertycin has not been reported to affect sperms.
Q. Does Ertycin cause drowsiness?
No, Ertycin does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Ertycin.
Q. Does Ertycin cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Ertycin. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Ertycin.
Q. Does Ertycin affect fertility?
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.
Q. Can I take Ertycin for throat infection caused by streptococcus?
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.
Q. Can I take Ertycin for a toothache (tooth pain)?
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.
Q. Can I take Ertycin for the flu?
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.
Q. Can I take Ertycin for a sinus infection?
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.
Q. Can I take Ertycin for yeast infection?
Ertycin is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Q. Can I take Ertycin for chlamydia?
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.
Q. Can I take Ertycin for tooth infection?
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 Ebastine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Ebahist
Ertycin with Astemizole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze, Stemiz
Ertycin with Terfenadine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Ertycin with Mizolastine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist
Ertycin with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Ertycin with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux
Ertycin with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
Ertycin with Glipizide
MODERATE
Ertycin with Repaglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Ripadep, Lunch ON, Page, Repage, Eurepa, Rapilin, Repa, Novonorm, Repide
Ertycin with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Ertycin with Chlorpropamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Ertycin with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Ertycin with Blonanserin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Ertycin with Flupenthixol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Flupenthixol: Pnxol, Anxiset
Ertycin with Thioridazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Thioridazine: R Zin, T Zine, Thioril, Tridaz, Multizine, Ridazin, Delnil, Thiolent, Zeneril, Sychozine, Psyril, Melleril, Tensaril, Repoise
Ertycin with Sulpiride
MINOR
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Ertycin with Tiapride
MINOR
Medicines with composition Tiapride: Tiaprex
Ertycin with Zotepine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Zotepine: Sirilept
Ertycin with Zuclopenthixol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Ertycin with Trifluoperazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Trifluoperazine: Selocalm, Shicalm, Trazine, Relicalm, Trikozin
Ertycin with Paliperidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip
Ertycin with Fluphenazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Fluphenazine: Medipax, Monazine, Prolinate, Flupez
Ertycin with Chlorpromazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor, Chlorotame, Zinetil, CPZ, Largactil, Talentil, Chlorpro
Ertycin with Asenapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium
Ertycin with Ziprasidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Ziprasidone: Zipris
Ertycin with Iloperidone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Ertycin with Loxapine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Loxapine: Loxaris, Loxacon, Loxapax, Enipaxol, Loxpin, Loxacalm C, Loxapac

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