Estocin 5mg Eye Ointment

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Composition for Estocin 5mg Eye Ointment

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66
5 gm in 1 tube
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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 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 Estocin Eye Ointment

Expert advice for Estocin Eye Ointment

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Estocin immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with liver problems.
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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 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.
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Driving
SAFE
Estocin 5mg Eye Ointment does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Estocin 5mg Eye Ointment is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Estocin 5mg Eye Ointment is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease as the use of this medicine may affect hearing in patients with severe kidney disease.
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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

Estocin belongs to class of medications called macrolide antibiotics
Q. Is it penicillin?
Erythromycin is not penicillin
Estocin does not contain sulfa
Estocin 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
Estocin is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Estocin 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
Estocin may cause gas, weight gain and drowsiness.
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Substitutes for Estocin

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