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Etocin 250 mg Tablet

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Composition for Etocin 250 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Etocin 250 mg Tablet

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₹60/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Etocin Tablet

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Uses of Etocin Tablet

Etocin 250 mg Tablet 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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Etocin Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Etocin 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. Etocin 250 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Etocin Tablet works

Etocin 250 mg 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 Etocin Tablet

Expert advice for Etocin Tablet

  • Etocin 250 mg 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 Etocin 250 mg Tablet.
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Etocin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Etocin Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Erthromycin with alcohol may cause minor drug interactions which may not be clinically relevant in all patients.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Etocin 250 mg 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
Etocin 250 mg 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
Etocin 250 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Etocin 250 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Etocin 250 mg Tablet 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.
Liver
CAUTION
Etocin 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Etocin 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of this medicine in liver disease patients can cause hearing loss.

What if you miss a dose of Etocin Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Etocin 250 mg 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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Frequently asked questions about Etocin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Erythromycin

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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

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