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Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup

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Salt Synonyms
Colistin
Storage
Store below 30°C

Product introduction

Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup is an antibiotic that fights bacteria. It is used to treat certain types of serious bacterial infections of the stomach or intestines, which are not responding to other antibiotics. It works by killing the bacteria that cause these problems.

Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup may be taken with or without food. The dose depends on what type of infection you have, where it is in the body, and how serious it is. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you to remember to take it. Do not stop taking it until you have finished the full course, even if you feel better. If you stop taking it early, the infection may worsen or come back.

Some people may develop side effects like nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Occasionally, kidney damage has been seen in some people. These side effects are usually temporary and go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if these side effects bother you or will not go away.

Before starting treatment with this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to any antibiotic or have any liver or kidney problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before using it. Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to monitor kidney function and the level of the medicine in your blood.

Uses of Wenmycin Dry Syrup

  • Treatment of Severe bacterial infections

Benefits of Wenmycin Dry Syrup

In Treatment of Severe bacterial infections

Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup is an antibiotic that is used to treat certain bacterial infections such as stomach and intestinal infections. It works by killing bacteria causing infections. Take it in the exact dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. This medicine usually makes you feel better very quickly but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Wenmycin Dry Syrup

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 Wenmycin

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Kidney damage

How to use Wenmycin Dry Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Dissolve the powder in sterile water. Shake well and use. Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Wenmycin Dry Syrup works

Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by destroying the bacterial cell membrane.

Safety advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup 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
Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Wenmycin Dry Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup, 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

  • Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup is an antibiotic that is taken orally to treat infections of stomach or intestines.
  • It may also be used to kill the natural bacteria that are present in the stomach before surgery on the stomach.
  • Do not use it for any other types of bacterial infections.
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Cyclic polypeptide
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL
Action Class
Cell membrane active agent

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FAQs

Q. Is Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup effective?

Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. What should I tell my doctor before taking Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup?

Before taking Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup, you must tell your doctor if you have or ever had any problems related to your kidneys or liver. Let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup?

If you forget a dose of Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose at the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. Who should not use Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup?

Use of Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup should be avoided in patients who are allergic to Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup or any of its components. However, if you are not aware of any allergy or if you are using Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup for the first time, consult your doctor.

Q. Can I take Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup in pregnancy?

Enough evidence is not available to provide clarity on the use of Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup in pregnancy. However, if you are pregnant or planning to conceive, consult your doctor before taking Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup. You may take it only if prescribed by your doctor.

Q. Is Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup safe?

Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Q. Is Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup effective?

Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup?

If you forget a dose of Wenmycin 25mg/5ml Dry Syrup, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose at the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.
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References

  1. Colistin sulphate. Rochester: JHP Pharmaceuticals. [Accessed 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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