Ledermycin 150mg Tablet

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Pfizer Ltd

Composition for Ledermycin 150mg Tablet

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10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Ledermycin Tablet

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Uses of Ledermycin Tablet

Ledermycin 150mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Ledermycin Tablet

Common

Rash, Nausea, Vomiting, Loss of appetite, Photosensitivity, Urticaria, Haemolytic anemia, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Ledermycin 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 Ledermycin 150mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Ledermycin Tablet works

Ledermycin 150mg tablet is an 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 Ledermycin Tablet

Expert advice for Ledermycin Tablet


  • Do not take demeclocycline with milk or food products derived from milk.
  • Do not take iron and calcium supplements, antacids, or laxatives within 2 hours before or after taking democlocycline.
  • Avoid exposure to sunlight as demeclocycline may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight.
  • Exercise caution while taking demeclocycline if you suffer from myasthenia gravis (neuromuscular disease characterized by very weak muscles and unusual tiredness) or have liver or kidney disorder.
  • Inform your doctor if you have intolerance to sucrose or lactose.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking other drugs like penicillin, methoxyflurane, oral contraceptives, or if you have taken oral typhoid vaccine recently.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery as demeclocycline causes headache, dizziness and visual disturbances.
  • Do not give to Patients who are allergic to tetracycline class of antibiotics, demeclocycline or to any of its ingredients.
  • Do not give to patients with severe kidney or liver problems.
  • Do not give to patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (a condition characterized by a rash especially on the face, hair loss, fever, malaise and joint pain).
  • Do not give to children under 12 years old.
  • Avoid if patients is Pregnant and breastfeeding women.
  • Do not give to patients with acute porphyria (disorder involving abnormal metabolism of the haemoglobin)
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Warnings
Special precautions for Ledermycin 150mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ledermycin 150mg Tablet 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.
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Lactation
Ledermycin 150mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Ledermycin 150mg Tablet can cause headaches, dizziness, and disturbances in vision and rarely, with hearing and this may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Ledermycin 150mg Tablet should be used with caution in patie
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ledermycin 150mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Ledermycin 150mg Tablet should be used with caution in patie
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ledermycin 150mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Sucramal Suspension, Sufrate O Suspension, Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ledermycin 150mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Demeclocycline

It appears that Ledermycin takes 3-4 hours to work and half of the drug is eliminated in 12 hours.

Substitutes for Ledermycin

No substitutes found for this medicine
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