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Rikcin 100 Injection


Overview

Rikcin Injection side effects

Common
  • Application site irritation

How to use Rikcin Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Rikcin Injection works

Rikcin 100 Injection is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Rikcin Injection related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Rikcin 100 Injection.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Rikcin 100 Injection 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
SAFE
Rikcin 100 Injection 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.
Driving
Rikcin 100 Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Rikcin 100 Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rikcin 100 Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Rikcin 100 Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Rikcin 100 Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Rikcin Injection?

If you miss a dose of Rikcin 100 Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Interaction with Drugs

Taking Rikcin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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Brand(s): Zidohope
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Durapen
SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Torsevent
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Hospicin B
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Rikcin

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IS THERE ANY SUBSTITUTE INJECTION AVAILABLE FOR LANTUS SOLO STAR PEN Composition for LANTUS Insulin Glargine(100 iu/ml)
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
It is good medicine why you need substitute
need clarification on Lantus 100 IU/ml. I currently take Lantus 100 IU/ml (5x3ml cartridge). However in the website I see the option below: Lantus 100 IU/ML INJECTION Sanofi India Ltd generic icon (10ML injection each) IS it the same?? what is the difference
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
It is for hospital usage. It is same
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FAQs

Q. What if I don't get better after using Rikcin?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Your doctor may increase the dose of Rikcin or switch you to an alternate option, which may work for you. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Rikcin if I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Rikcin and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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References
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