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Pratham 250mg Tablet

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Composition for Pratham 250mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Pratham 250mg Tablet

Bacterial infections of the eye, Conjunctivitis, Bacterial infections
MRP
64.38
₹10.73/Tablet
6 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Pratham Tablet

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Uses of Pratham Tablet

Pratham 250mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections of the eye, conjunctivitis, 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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Pratham Tablet side effects

Common

Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Pratham 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. Pratham 250mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Pratham Tablet works

Pratham 250mg Tablet is a macrolide 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 Pratham Tablet

Expert advice for Pratham Tablet

  • Pratham 250mg Tablet will cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • It may cause an upset stomach. If this happens to you, take it with food.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • 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.
  • Do not take antacids 2 hours before or after taking Pratham 250mg Tablet.
  • Your doctor has prescribed Pratham 250mg Tablet to treat bacterial infections of the eye.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute immediately after instilling the drop.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 mins. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.
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Pratham Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Pratham Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Pratham 250mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Pratham 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Pratham 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.
There may be a possibility of diarrhea or rash in the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Pratham 250mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Pratham 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pratham 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Pratham 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pratham 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Pratham Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Pratham 250mg Tablet, 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Pratham Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Azithromycin

Q. Is azithromycin and erythromycin the same?
No. Azithomycin and erythromycin are two different medications belonging to the same class and have similar use. Their use in different conditions may vary depending upon individual response
Q. Is azithromycin topical safe?
Azithromycin topical is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Pratham is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Pratham in these conditions.
Pratham is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Yes, Pratham 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 Pratham. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Pratham can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Pratham for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
No, Pratham 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. Pratham 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.
Pratham is not recommended for the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI). Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of UTI.
Pratham can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Pratham 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 Pratham with paracetamol?
Pratham 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 Pratham with omeprazole?
Pratham 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 Pratham with ibuprofen?
Pratham 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 Pratham with esomeprazole?
Pratham 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 Pratham 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 Pratham and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
No, Pratham cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Pratham 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.
Pratham has not been reported to affect sperms.
No, Pratham does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Pratham.
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Pratham. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Pratham.
Pratham 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, Pratham 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.
Pratham 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 Pratham or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
No, Pratham 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 Pratham as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Yes, Pratham 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.
Pratham is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Yes, Pratham can be taken for chlamydial infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor, in the doses advised.
Pratham 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Pratham with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Pratham with Rizatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rizatriptan: Rizact, Rizatan, Rizatrip, Maxalt Rpd, Ritza, Rizatrip Odt, Rizora, Riztran, Receptan
Pratham with Disopyramide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Pratham with Sirolimus
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune, Toraft, Rapolax
Pratham with Naratriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naratriptan: Naratrex
Pratham with Eletriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Pratham with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin, Reboot, Reboxxin, Narebox
Pratham with Astemizole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze, Stemiz, Alerzole, Acipax
Pratham with Almotriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Almotriptan: Almotan, Almigra, Almogril
Pratham with Zolmitriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zolmitriptan: Zolmist, Zolmit, Zolpax
Pratham with Sumatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sumatriptan: Imijet, Sumitrex
Pratham with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil, Picasa
Pratham with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam, Anxozap, Talirest, Boxa, Serepax
Pratham with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Medicines with composition Dexamethasone Intravitreal Implant: Ozurdex
Pratham with Fenticonazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenticonazole: Fenza
Pratham with Buspirone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Buspirone: Supiron B, Buscalm, Buspin, Tamspar, Busiron, Buspidac, Buson
Pratham with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Pratham with Pravastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pravastatin: Pravator
Pratham with Lovastatin
SERIOUS
Pratham with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia, Blonitas
Pratham with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap, Estizide, Medip, Monozide, Neurap, Atarap, Larap
Pratham with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate, Becoride, Bevent
Pratham with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium, Asenapt
Pratham with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol, Flurilept, Mopendol, Flumap
Pratham with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure, Calmperidone
Pratham with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr, Drulong, S-Amlode, S-Amleod, S Max, Amlovas S, Q Spin
Pratham with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Pratham with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm, Palido-OD
Pratham with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem, Danavir, Daruvir
Pratham with Azelnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azelnidipine: Azovas
Pratham with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pivasta, Livastat, Pitava
Pratham with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon, Cophedrin E
Pratham with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine, Dolowin Old, Susevin
Pratham with Simvastatin
SERIOUS
Pratham with Tofisopam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tofisopam: Nextril, Toficalm, Tolrina, Tofisern
Pratham with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan, Virodin
Pratham with Ebastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Ebahist, Ebtin, Erostin, Sibastin, Ebal, Ebibast, Stin, Ebasil, Temasil, Ecbast
Pratham with Terfenadine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Pratham with Mizolastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist
Pratham with Zuclopenthixol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
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