Esproxin Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Esproxin Tablet is an antibiotic used to treat various types of bacterial infections. It is effective in resolving most infections of the respiratory tract, ear, nose, throat, lungs and skin. It stops the growth of infection causing bacteria and thus resolves the symptoms.

Esproxin Tablet should be taken orally on an empty stomach. It should be used regularly at evenly spaced time intervals as prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

Commonly seen side effects seen with this medicine include nausea, vomiting, pain in the abdomen and diarrhea. These are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects do not resolve or persist for a longer duration.

Inform your doctor if you have any previous history of allergy or heart problems before taking this medicine. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using this medicine.

Uses of Esproxin Tablet

Benefits of Esproxin Tablet

In Bacterial infections

Esproxin Tablet is an antibiotic medicine which can be used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria. These include infections of the ear, nose, throat, lungs, skin, and eye in adults and children. It is also used for treating typhoid fever and some sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhea. It works by stopping the growth of the bacteria causing the infection.
This medicine usually makes you feel better quite quickly. However, you should continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even when you feel better, to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Esproxin Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Esproxin

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Allergy

How to use Esproxin 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. Esproxin Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Esproxin Tablet works

Esproxin 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Esproxin Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Esproxin Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Esproxin Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Esproxin Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Esproxin Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Esproxin Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Esproxin Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Esproxin Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Esproxin Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Esproxin 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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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Esproxin Tablet 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.
  • Take it 1 hour before or two hours after food.
  • Do not take antacids 2 hours before or after taking Esproxin Tablet.
  • 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.
  • Stop taking Esproxin Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Semi-synthetic macrolide
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Macrolides

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Esproxin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Alestol, Astelong, Astem
LIFE-THREATENING
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LIFE-THREATENING
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Brand(s): Elstin
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Patient Concerns

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Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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FAQs

Q. Is Esproxin Tablet safe?

Esproxin Tablet is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.

Q. Does Esproxin Tablet treat urinary tract infections (UTI)?

Esproxin Tablet can be used to treat lower urinary tract infections i.e. infections of the urinary bladder and urethra. However, please consult a doctor before taking any antibiotics for your condition as it is important to diagnose the infection before starting antibiotics.

Q. Can the use of Esproxin Tablet cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Esproxin Tablet 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 you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Esproxin Tablet takes to work?

Usually, Esproxin Tablet 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 Esproxin Tablet?

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.

Q. Can I stop taking Esproxin Tablet when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Esproxin Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Can the use of Esproxin Tablet cause infertility?

There is no firm evidence to suggest that the use of Esproxin Tablet will cause infertility in males or females.

Q. Is Esproxin Tablet an antibiotic?

Esproxin Tablet is an antibiotic and belongs to the group of antibiotics known as macrolides. Esproxin Tablet prevents bacteria from growing, by interfering with their protein synthesis.

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ESPEE FORMULATION PVT. LTD., Vill:- Shapar, Tasil Kotda, Sangani, Plot No.15, Sector No. 2, B. No. 356, Gondal Highway, Rajkot, Gujarat, 360024, India
Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: July, 2021

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