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Framycetin

INFORMATION

Uses

Framycetin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Framycetin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Common side effects

Rash, Allergic reaction, Burning sensation, Tingling sensation, Inner ear damage, Irritation, Itching, Sensitivity

AVAILABLE MEDICINE

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Expert advice

  • Do not start or continue framycetin, in any form if you are allergic to framycetin or any other ingredients of the medicine.
  • Do not start or continue framycetin, if you have eye inflammation due to an infection caused by a fungus or a virus or tuberculosis (TB); Pus due to an eye infection.
  • Avoid taking framycetin, if you have glaucoma (increased pressure inside the eye that causes visual problems) or a damaged (perforated) ear drum.
  • Eye drops may cause blurring of vision and, therefore, caution should be followed while driving or operating heavy machines.

Frequently asked questions

Framycetin

Q.What is framycetin sulphate/Soframycin?
Framycetin belongs to a class of medication called as aminoglycoside antibiotics. It acts by killing bacteria that cause infections. Soframycin is a brand name of framycetin

Q.How does framycetin sulphate/Soframycin work?
It works by killing bacteria which cause infection in skin, eyes and ears.


Content on this page was last updated on 24 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)