Truclar 125mg Syrup

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Ind Swift Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Truclar 125mg Syrup

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Medicine Overview of Truclar Syrup

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Uses of Truclar Syrup

Truclar 125mg Syrup is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
It is used in infections of tonsils, sinus, ear, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
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Side effects of Truclar Syrup

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Truclar Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Truclar 125mg Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Truclar 125mg Syrup with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.

How Truclar Syrup works

Truclar 125mg Syrup 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 Truclar Syrup

Expert advice for Truclar Syrup

  • Your doctor has prescribed Truclar to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • It is better to take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • 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 Truclar.
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Truclar Syrup related warnings
Special precautions for Truclar Syrup
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Truclar 125mg Syrup.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Truclar 125mg Syrup 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Truclar 125mg Syrup 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.
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Driving
Truclar 125mg Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Truclar 125mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Truclar 125mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Truclar 125mg Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Truclar 125mg Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Riztran 10mg Tablet, Riztran 5mg Tablet, Walacort 0.5mg Tablet, Trofentyl 50mcg Injection

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Clarithromycin, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Truclar Syrup

Frequently asked questions about Clarithromycin

Q. Is clarithromycin a penicillin, antibiotic, or a fluoroquinolone?
Clarithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic, not a penicillin or fluoroquinolone
Truclar is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Truclar can be used to treat bacterial vaginosis unless resistance has not been developed against clindamycin or any macrolide antibiotic (Truclar. azithromycin, etc.)
Truclar is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use. Truclar is not a sulfa drug/does not contain sulpha
Q. Can I take clarithromycin with amoxicillin, paracetamol, ibuprofen, omeprazole, metronidazole or Nyquil?
Yes clarithromycin can be taken with amoxicillin, paracetamol, ibuprofen, omeprazole, metronidazole or Nyquil. Always consult your physician before use
Truclar does not cause drowsiness when taken as prescribed. But, it may cause insomnia (sleeplessness) and thrush (infection of mouth caused by candida fungus)
When taken with birth control pills, Truclar does not affect birth control.
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