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Spye 3Million IU Tablet

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Product introduction

Spye 3Million IU Tablet is an antibiotic used to treat a parasitic infection known as Toxoplasmosis in pregnant women. It helps to lower the risk of transmission of toxoplasma infection from the mother to the unborn child. Rarely, it may also be used to treat some other infections.

Spye 3Million IU Tablet should be taken orally on an empty stomach. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

Commonly seen side effects seen with this medicine include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, and diarrhea. These are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects do not resolve or persist for a longer duration.

Regular monitoring of liver function tests (LFT’s) may be required while using this medicine. This medicine is safe to use during pregnancy. However, it will not affect the severity of the disease if the unborn child has already been infected. Inform your doctor if you have any previous history of allergy before taking this medicine.

Benefits of Spye Tablet

In Toxoplasmosis during pregnancy

Toxoplasmosis or Toxoplasma infection is an infection that can cause complications such as miscarriage, stillbriths and damage to baby’s brain and other organs articularly the eyes, at birth or early childhood or even as adults. Spye 3Million IU Tablet helps in preventing this infection in the unborn baby from their mother, and also decreases the progression as well as worsening of the symptoms, such as eye disorders, in already infected babies. Earlier diagnosis of the infection can help in preventing it efficiently during pregnancy. Take it as prescribed to get the most benefit.

Side effects of Spye Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Serve side effects of Spye

  • Mixed hepatitis

How to use Spye 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. Spye 3Million IU Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Spye Tablet works

Spye 3Million IU Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.

Safety advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Spye 3Million IU Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Spye 3Million IU Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Spye 3Million IU Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Spye 3Million IU Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Spye 3Million IU Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Spye 3Million IU Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Spye 3Million IU Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Spye Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Spye 3Million IU 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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Quick tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Spye 3Million IU Tablet to lower the risk of transmission of toxoplasma infection to your unborn child.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • It is safe to use in the first trimester of pregnancy.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Macrolides
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Macrolides

Interaction with drugs

Taking Spye with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient concerns

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My son (2 yrs 6 months, weight 13.4 kgs)have recurrent cold and cough, I want to give him some medicine which can help his to strengthen his immune system, can you please guide me on this. Currently one of my friend also suggested my following. 1. Septilin 5 ML two times 2. Sitopaladi churn Two times with honey Please let me know in case something better can be suggested for him to strengthen his immune system.
Dr. Ankur Kumar Tanwar
Ayurveda
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Spye 3Million IU Tablet cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Spye 3Million IU Tablet can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Spye 3Million IU Tablet takes to work?

Usually, Spye 3Million IU Tablet starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Spye 3Million IU Tablet?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Spye 3Million IU Tablet when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Spye 3Million IU Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Can the use of Spye 3Million IU Tablet cause infertility?

There is no firm evidence to suggest that the use of Spye 3Million IU Tablet will cause infertility in males or females.

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References

  1. Phillips MA, Stanley SL Jr. Chemotherapy of Protozoal Infections: Amebiasis, Giardiasis, Trichomoniasis, Trypanosomiasis, Leishmaniasis, and Other Protozoal Infections. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. p. 1421.
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