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Involym Capsule


Overview

Uses of Involym Capsule

Involym Capsule side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Photosensitivity

How to use Involym Capsule

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. Involym Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

How Involym Capsule works

Involym Capsule is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Involym Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Involym Capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Involym Capsule during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
It is not known whether Involym Capsule alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Involym Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Involym Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Involym Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Involym Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Involym Capsule to cure your infection and improve 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.
  • Discontinue Involym Capsule and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • 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.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Involym with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Adrovit Z
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Coxbact, Rifacure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin, Notian
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Regel, Limafate, Crasia
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Methosis
MODERATE
Brand(s): Antep
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Involym

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How should i take involym capsule in a day isotroin 10 mg pls preferred a time to takeIn empty stomach or after food
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Please Ask the doctor who had prescribed
My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
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FAQs

Q. Can I drink milk while taking Involym?

No, you should avoid using milk and milk products while taking Involym. Consuming dairy products along with Involym can decrease its absorption from the stomach, which may lead to inadequate affect of this medicine.

Q. How long after taking Involym can I eat?

It is best to wait for 2 hours after consuming Involym. Consuming food along with Involym may decrease its absorption from the stomach.

Q. Can I take Involym with food if its causing stomach upset?

Yes, you can take Involym with food if its causing you stomach upset. However, avoid consuming milk and milk products 1 hr before and 2 hr after taking this medicine.

Q. How long does Involym takes to work?

Usually, Involym starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. Can the use of Involym cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Involym 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 diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Is lymecycline an antibiotic, penicillin or tetracycline?

Lymecycline is a type of tetracycline antibiotic. It is not a penicillin

Q. Is Involym used for the treatment of acne?

Yes. Involym is used for the treatment of acne caused due to infections by bacteria

Q. Is Involym safe?

Involym is relatively safe if used as directed by physician. In case of adverse events, please consult your doctor

Q. Is Involym same as Tetralysal?

Yes. Tetralysal is the name of one of the brands of Involym available in the market

Q. Does Involym affect birth control?

Yes. Involym may reduce the contraceptive action of hormonal contraceptive medicines. Hence, use of alternate birth control measure is recommended while taking Involym

Q. Does Involym cause weight changes, hair loss or affect periods?

Involym is not known to cause hair loss or changes in weight or periods. If you experience any such adverse event, please consult your doctor.

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