Information about Sisomicin

Sisomicin Uses

Sisomicin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How Sisomicin works

Sisomicin is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. This treats your skin infection.

Common side effects of Sisomicin

Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
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Expert advice for Sisomicin

  • Your doctor has prescribed Sisomicin to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • 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.
  • It is given as a drip (intravenous infusion) or as an injection directly into a vein or a muscle.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Sisomicin  may cause dizziness.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood, urine, or hearing tests while you are on this medication.
  • Your doctor will ensure that you are well hydrated before and during treatment with this medicine. 
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.
  • Discontinue Sisomicin and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Frequently asked questions for Sisomicin

Sisomicin

Q. What is Sisomicin? What is it used for?

Sisomicin is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial skin infections. It may also be used to treat infected cuts and wounds. Sisomicin stops the growth of bacteria, which helps to resolve the symptoms.

Q. Is Sisomicin effective?

Sisomicin 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 Sisomicin too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. How to use Sisomicin?

Before using Sisomicin, clean and dry the affected area. Gently and thoroughly massage it into the skin. Be careful not to get the medication in your eyes or mouth. If Sisomicin gets in your eyes accidentally, wash with plenty of water and call your doctor if your eyes are irritated.

Q. What precautions do I need to take while using Sisomicin?

Be careful not to get Sisomicin into your eyes or mouth. If you happen to get it in your eyes, rinse off with plenty of water immediately and contact your doctor. You must not use Sisomicin if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients. Tell your doctor if you notice any allergic reaction while using it for the first time. Inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines regularly to prevent any allergic reaction with other medicines. Do not cover the area being treated with Sisomicin with a bandage, as this may increase absorption of this medicine and increase the side effects. Do not use more than what is recommended to relieve your symptoms faster. Using more than what is advised will only increase the side effects. Let your doctor know if you are planning to conceive. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should use Sisomicin only if prescribed by the doctor.

Q. What should I do if I forget to use Sisomicin?

If you forget to use Sisomicin, do not worry and continue using Sisomicin as soon as you remember. However, if you are not sure and have any other doubts, please consult your doctor.

Q. Is Sisomicin safe?

Sisomicin 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.

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