Information about Spiramycin

    Spiramycin uses

    Spiramycin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and toxoplasmosis during pregnancy.

    How spiramycin works

    Spiramycin is a macrolide antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

    Common side effects of spiramycin

    Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy

    Available Medicine for Spiramycin

    • ₹475
      Abbott India Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹413
      Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹435
      Dahlia Pharmaceutical Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹124
      Cipla Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹435
      Cureill Pharma Pvt. Ltd.
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Spiramycin

    • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
    • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
    • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Spiramycin immediately and consult your doctor.
    • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
    • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with liver problems.

    Frequently asked questions for Spiramycin


    Q. What is spiramycin metronidazole, and for what disease it is used?
    It is a combination drug product which contains both spiramycin and metronidazole. It is used to treat dental abscess, cellulites of the jaw, inflammation of the gum tissue around molar teeth (pericoronitis), inflammation of the gum tissue (gingivitis), inflammation of the mouth and lips (stomatitis), inflammation of parotid glands (parotitis), inflammation of the submandibular salivary gland (submaxillaritis), and prevention of local, post-operation infectious complications following dental & oral surgery. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug.

    Content on this page was last updated on 01 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)