Medicine Overview of Lycin Capsule
Uses of Lycin Capsule
Lycin 500mg Capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
Side effects of Lycin Capsule
Nausea, Skin rash, Itching, Rectal itching, Ringing in ear, Dizziness, Tongue swelling, Tongue pain, Vaginal itching, Vaginal discharge, Vertigo, Vomiting.
How to use Lycin 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. It is better to take Lycin 500mg Capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
How Lycin Capsule works
Lycin 500mg capsule 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 Lycin Capsule
Expert advice for Lycin Capsule
- Tell your doctor if you have or had asthma, gastrointestinal problems, liver or kidney disease.
- Stop taking lincomycin immediately and seek medical advice if you experience diarrhea that is watery or bloody.
- Seek immediate medical attention if you develop allergic reactions: rashes, difficulty in breathing, swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Do not stop taking lincomycin even if you feel better, as skipping dose may increase the risk of further bacterial infections that are resistant to antibiotics.
- Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Special precautions for Lycin 500mg Capsule
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lycin 500mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lycin 500mg Capsule 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.+more
There may be a possibility of diarrhea or rash in the baby....
There may be a possibility of diarrhea or rash in the baby.
It is not known whether Lycin 500mg Capsule alters the abili+more
ty to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react....
Lycin 500mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients+more
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lycin 500mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Lycin 500mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lycin 500mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Liver function tests are advisable if you have to take this medicine for a long time....
Liver function tests are advisable if you have to take this medicine for a long time.
Frequently asked questions for Lycin 500mg Capsule
Frequently asked questions for Lincomycin
No, Lycin is not a macrolide, it belongs to lincosamide class
Yes, Lycin is an antibiotic
No, Lycin is not an aminoglycoside, it belongs to lincosamide class
Lycin is used to treat infections caused by bacteria
Lycin is supplies as injectable solution, compounding powder or capsule
Lycin is derived from actinomyces Streptomyces lincolnensis (a species of bacteria).
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