Synclar 500mg Injection

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Introduction

Synclar 500mg Injection is an antibiotic used to treat various types of bacterial infections. It is effective in most infections of the respiratory tract, ear, nose, throat, lungs, and skin. It is also effective against some infections seen in people with reduced immunity.

Synclar 500mg Injection stops the bacteria from growing, which helps to resolve your symptoms and cure your infection. This medicine is given by drip or by direct injection into a vein, under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Precise dosage and duration of treatment will be decided by your doctor based on your underlying condition and response to therapy. 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 with this medicine include rash, sweating, swelling, and altered liver function tests. Some people may also develop pain, swelling or redness at the site of injection occasionally. These are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if you find these side effects do not resolve or persist for a longer duration.

Inform your doctor if you have any previous history of allergy or heart problems before taking this medicine. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using this medicine.

Uses of Synclar Injection

Benefits of Synclar Injection

In Treatment of Bacterial infections

Synclar 500mg Injection is an antibiotic medicine that can be used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria. These include infections of the respiratory tract, ear, nose, throat, lungs, and skin. It is also effective against a bacteria known as H. pylori, which is associated with peptic ulcer disease. It stops further growth of the bacteria causing the infection and helps treat your infection.

This medicine usually makes you feel better quite quickly. However, you should continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even when you feel better, to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Synclar Injection

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

Common side effects of Synclar

  • Rash
  • Sweating
  • Swelling
  • Abnormal liver function tests

How to use Synclar Injection

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

How Synclar Injection works

Synclar 500mg Injection 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 Synclar 500mg Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Synclar 500mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Synclar 500mg Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Synclar 500mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Synclar 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Synclar 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Synclar 500mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Synclar 500mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Synclar Injection?

If you miss a dose of Synclar 500mg Injection, 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 Synclar 500mg Injection to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • It is given as a drip under the supervision of a healthcare provider.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • 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.
  • Stop taking Synclar 500mg Injection and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Fact Box

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

Interaction with drugs

Taking Synclar 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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i am suffering from sever cough and cold now i am using synclar 500mg plz suggest its dosages i have taken one tablet now one one tablet or morning evening one one tab.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
once a day only
Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Pic is not clear, plz visit for proper opinion
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FAQs

Q. What is Synclar 500mg Injection used for?

This medicine is an antibiotic that is used for the treatment of pneumonia, bronchitis, throat and sinus, skin infections, and ear infections. It can also be used with other medications to treat stomach ulcers caused by bacteria.

Q. How does Synclar 500mg Injection work?

Synclar 500mg Injection treats your infection by stopping bacteria from producing important nutrients it needs to survive.

Q. How long does it take for Synclar 500mg Injection to work?

For most infections, you might start to feel better within a few days. Other infections, like stomach ulcers (due to bacteria) or skin infections, might take a little longer to feel better. It is very important to keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor has prescribed, even if you start to feel better.

Q. Can Synclar 500mg Injection be used to treat urinary tract infections (UTIs)?

No, Synclar 500mg Injection should not be used to treat UTIs. Consult your doctor who can prescribe you the exact medication for treating your urinary tract infection.

Q. Can I take an antacid along with Synclar 500mg Injection?

No, it is advisable not to take an antacid along with Synclar 500mg Injection. If you have to take an antacid containing aluminum and/or magnesium, make sure that you take it at least 2 hours before or after taking Synclar 500mg Injection. Talk to your doctor in case of any doubts.

Q. Will Synclar 500mg Injection affect birth control pills?

There are no studies confirming the effect of this medicine on birth control pills. However, it is better to consult your doctor who can advise you more on this.

Q. I am experiencing nausea and vomiting. Is this due to Synclar 500mg Injection?

Nausea and vomiting are some of the common side-effects of this medicine. Eat smaller, more frequent meals to reduce the feeling of nausea. Avoid food that is salty, spicy, fried, or fatty, and drink plenty of water.

Q. What are some of the serious side-effects of Synclar 500mg Injection?

Seek immediate medical help if you get a faster or irregular heartbeat, severe pain in your stomach or back, blood and mucus in stool, dark urine, and stool.

Q. Is clarithromycin the same as amoxicillin?

No, although amoxicillin and clarithromycin are both antibiotics, they are not the same. They target different bacteria in your body and can be used for treating different infections. Your doctor will decide which antibiotic is best for you based on your infection and types of symptoms.

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