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Uneek 50mg/5ml Suspension

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Overview

Introduction

Uneek 50mg/5ml Suspension is an antibiotic, used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in treating infections of the urinary tract, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues and lungs (pneumonia). It cures the infection by stopping the further growth of the causative microorganisms.

Uneek 50mg/5ml Suspension should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It may be taken with or without food, preferably at a fixed time. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. Simply take the next dose as planned.

You may experience nausea and stomach pain as the side effects of this medicine. These are usually temporary and resolve on their own, but please consult your doctor if they bother you or persist for a longer duration. Diarrhea may also occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.

You should not take this medicine if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Rarely, some people may have a severe allergic reaction which needs urgent medical attention. Signs of this include rash, swelling of the lips, tongue or face, shortness of breath or breathing problems. Special care should be taken in people with kidney problems while taking this medicine.

Uses of Uneek Suspension

Side effects of Uneek Suspension

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 Uneek

  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Uneek Suspension

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. Uneek 50mg/5ml Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Uneek Suspension works

Uneek 50mg/5ml Suspension is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Uneek 50mg/5ml Suspension.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Uneek 50mg/5ml Suspension 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Uneek 50mg/5ml Suspension is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Uneek 50mg/5ml Suspension may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Uneek 50mg/5ml Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Uneek 50mg/5ml Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Uneek 50mg/5ml Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Uneek 50mg/5ml Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Uneek Suspension?

If you miss a dose of Uneek 50mg/5ml Suspension, 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 Uneek 50mg/5ml Suspension to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Uneek 50mg/5ml Suspension and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • 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.
  • Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Fluoroquinolone
Habit Forming
No

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Uneek 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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Having fever from last night
Dr. Prashant Singh
Paediatrics
give paracetamol suspension 250mg / 5ml, 5ml every 4 - 5 hours for 3 days
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. Can I take Uneek with paracetamol?

Uneek can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can the use of Uneek cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Uneek 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. Can I stop taking Uneek when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Uneek 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 Uneek increase the risk of muscle damage?

Yes, use of Uneek is known to increase the risk of muscle damage, commonly in the ankle (achilies tendon). Muscle damage can happen in people of all ages who take Uneek. Inform your doctor if you feel any kind of muscle pain while using this medicine.

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References

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