ESTOCIN 5MG EYE OINTMENT

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Composition for ESTOCIN 5MG EYE OINTMENT

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Primarily used for

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5 GM in 1 tube
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Substitutes for ESTOCIN

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Medicine Overview of ESTOCIN EYE OINTMENT

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Uses of ESTOCIN EYE OINTMENT

Estocin 5mg eye ointment is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
It is used in infections of tonsils, sinus, ear, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
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Side effects of ESTOCIN EYE OINTMENT

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use ESTOCIN EYE OINTMENT

This medicine is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the tube close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the tube and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How ESTOCIN EYE OINTMENT works

Estocin 5mg eye ointment is an antibiotic. It stops the bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on ESTOCIN EYE OINTMENT

Expert advice for ESTOCIN EYE OINTMENT

Do not start or continue the erythromycin tablet/capsule/suspension and consult your doctor:
  • If you are allergic to erythromycin or any other ingredient of the tablet/capsule/suspension.
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • If you have liver or heart problem or suffer from myasthenia gravis.
  • If you are taking medicines for any allergic condition, migraine, raised bad lipids in your blood, drugs for mental illness, epilepsy or heart failure.
Warnings
Special precautions for ESTOCIN 5MG EYE OINTMENT
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Estocin 5mg eye ointment 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Estocin 5mg eye ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution should be used in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for ESTOCIN 5MG EYE OINTMENT

Frequently asked questions for Erythromycin

Q. Is erythromycin/althrocin/erythrocin/erycin an antibiotic?
Erythromycin belongs to class of medications called macrolide antibiotics
Q. Is it penicillin?
Erythromycin is not penicillin
Q. Does erythromycin have sulfa in it?
Erythromycin does not contain sulfa
Q. Is erythromycin used for sinus infection, pink eye, strep throat, UTI, bladder infection, tooth infection, ear infection, chest infection or tonsillitis?
Erythromycin 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
Q. Is erythromycin safe?
Erythromycin is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is erythromycin over the counter drug?
Erythromycin 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
Q. Does erythromycin cause gas, weight gain, and drowsiness?
Erythromycin may cause gas, weight gain and drowsiness.
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