Etocin 250mg Tablet

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Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Etocin 250mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Medicine Overview of Etocin Tablet

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Uses of Etocin Tablet

Etocin 250mg 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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Side effects of Etocin Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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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. It is better to take Etocin 250mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Etocin Tablet works

Etocin 250mg tablet 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 Etocin Tablet

Expert advice for Etocin Tablet

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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Etocin 250mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Erthromycin with alcohol may cause minor drug interac
tions which may not be clinically relevant in all patients.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Etocin 250mg 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Etocin 250mg 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.
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Driving
SAFE
Etocin 250mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Etocin 250mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml, Arkazid 2mg Tablet, Halocer 10mg Tablet, Calmperidone 6mg Tablet

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 Etocin 250mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for 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.
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