Rucam 200 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Rucam Tablet

Rucam 200 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of infectious diarrhoea.

Rucam Tablet side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Fever
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Chills

How to use Rucam 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. Rucam 200 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Rucam Tablet works

Rucam 200 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria that cause infectious diarrhea.

Rucam Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Rucam 200 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
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.
Lactation
Rucam 200 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Rucam 200 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Rucam 200 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Rucam 200 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Rucam 200 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rucam 200 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Rucam 200 mg Tablet for the treatment of infectious diarrhea.
  • It should only be taken for a maximum of three days. If your symptoms do not improve after three days, inform your doctor. Do not take a second course of Rucam 200 mg Tablet.
  • It may cause reddish discoloration of urine. This is normal and harmless.
  • Stop taking Rucam 200 mg Tablet and inform your doctor if your diarrhoea gets worse or starts to contain blood or mucus.
  • Finish the full course of the medication, even if you feel better. Stopping the course early increases the risk of coming back of the infection.

User Feedback


FAQs

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

No, do not stop taking Rucam before completing the full course of treatment. You will start to feel better before your treatment is complete.

Q. How long does Rucam takes to work?

Usually, Rucam starts to show its effect within 1 hour of its ingestion. However, it may take around 2-3 days to make you feel better while taking Rucam.

Q. Does Rucam cause constipation?

Constipation is a rare side effect of Rucam. Please consult your doctor in case you experience intolerable constipation.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 29th Aug 2018.
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