Optithrocin Eye Ointment

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Medicine Overview of Optithrocin Eye Ointment

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Uses of Optithrocin Eye Ointment

Optithrocin Eye Ointment is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections and Typhoid fever.
It is used in bacterial infections of tonsils, sinus, ear, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
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Side effects of Optithrocin Eye Ointment

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Optithrocin Eye Ointment

This medicine is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the tube close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the tube and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Optithrocin Eye Ointment works

Optithrocin eye ointment 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 Optithrocin Eye Ointment

Expert advice for Optithrocin Eye Ointment

  • Take Optithrocin only when prescribed by your doctor
  • Optithrocin can be taken with or without food
  • Do not take aluminum and magnesium containing antacids with Optithrocin. It should be taken one hour before or two hours after taking antacids
  • Optithrocin commonly causes nausea, vomiting or diarrhea
  • Contact your doctor immediately in case you experience any allergic reaction like severe skin rash while taking Optithrocin
  • Use of Optithrocin during pregnancy is not advisable until considered absolutely necessary by your physician
  • Breastfeeding should be stopped while taking Optithrocin. It is recommended to discard the milk during the treatment and up till 2 days after discontinuation of Optithrocin
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Warnings
Special precautions for Optithrocin Eye Ointment
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Optithrocin Eye Ointment 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
Optithrocin Eye Ointment is safe to use during lactation. H
uman 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
Optithrocin Eye Ointment does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Optithrocin Eye Ointment should be used with caution in pati
ents with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Optithrocin Eye Ointment may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
UNSAFE
Optithrocin Eye Ointment is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

No dose adjustment is needed for patients with the mild and moderate liver disease. Not advisable in patients with severe liver disease.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Azithromycin, 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 Optithrocin 10mg Eye Ointment

Frequently asked questions for Azithromycin

Yes, Optithrocin is an antibiotic. It belongs to a class of antibiotics known as macrolides. It can be used to treat bacterial sinusitis, tonsillitis, ear infections, pneumonia and many other if caused by micro-organisms sensitive to Optithrocin. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Optithrocin is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Optithrocin in these conditions.
Q. Are Optithrocin and erythromycin same?
No, Optithrocin and erythromycin are two different antibiotics but belong to the same class of antibiotics. They differ in their action against different bacteria.
Optithrocin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Optithrocin can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Optithrocin for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
No, Optithrocin is not a banned medicine. However, it is available on prescription by a physician.
Fever is a symptom which could be due to an underlying infection like bacterial, viral or fungal. Optithrocin can be used for the treatment of bacterial infections only. Please take advice from your physician before taking any antibiotic for fever as it is important to identify the type of infection causing fever.
Optithrocin is not recommended for the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI). Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of UTI.
Optithrocin can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Optithrocin in the treatment of acne. However, it is always advised that you should consult to your physician before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take Optithrocin with paracetamol?
Optithrocin can be taken with paracetamol as no drug interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Optithrocin with omeprazole?
Optithrocin can be taken with omeprazole as no interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Optithrocin with ibuprofen?
Optithrocin can be taken with ibuprofen as no interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Optithrocin with esomeprazole?
Optithrocin can be taken with esomeprazole as no drug interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No interactions have been clinically observed between Optithrocin and birth control pills (oral contraceptives). However, this does not mean interactions cannot occur. Please talk to your doctor if you have been advised to take Optithrocin and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
No, Optithrocin cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Optithrocin can help in relieving cough only if it would be effective in treating the underlying infection. Please talk to your doctor before taking any medicine for your cough.
Optithrocin has not been reported to affect sperms.
No, Optithrocin does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Optithrocin.
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Optithrocin. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Optithrocin.
Optithrocin is not known to affect fertility in humans. Inadequate data is available for humans. Please consult your doctor if you have concerns regarding the same.
Yes, Optithrocin can be taken for throat infection caused by streptococcus. However, this an alternative medicine for the same. There are other antibiotics available which could be more effective in the treatment of streptococcal throat infections. Please take the advice from your doctor before taking any antibiotics.
Optithrocin would be helpful in a toothache (tooth pain) only when there is an underlying infection which is causing the pain. Please talk to your doctor before taking Optithrocin or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
No, Optithrocin is not recommended for the treatment of flu (influenza infection). Please consult your doctor if you are experiencing the signs and symptoms of flu (influenza infection) before taking any medicines including antibiotics like Optithrocin as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Yes, Optithrocin can help to treat a bacterial sinus infection. However, as always advisable, antibiotics should only be taken only when the infection is properly diagnosed by the doctor and then antibiotics are taken as advised.
Optithrocin is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Yes, Optithrocin can be taken for chlamydial infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor, in the doses advised.
Optithrocin can be taken to treat tooth infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor to treat the infection.
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