Swich is safe to use at the prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by the doctor. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.
Q. Can the use of Swich cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Swich can cause diarrhea. Swich is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.
Q. Is Swich an antibiotic?
Yes, Swich is an antibiotic, it belongs to a group of antibiotics known as cephalosporins.
Q. Can Swich cause constipation?
Yes, Swich may cause constipation as a side effect. However, taking mild laxatives may provide relief if you feel constipated. Also, take a fiber-rich diet including fresh fruits, vegetables, whole wheat grains and avoid taking oily and spicy food as it will only worsen your condition. If your constipation gets worse, please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I stop taking Swich when my symptoms are relieved or when I feel better?
No, do not stop taking Swich before completing the full course of treatment. You may start feeling better before the infection is completely cured. But, it is important to take this medicine for the full duration advised by the doctor.
Q. How long does Swich take to work?
Usually, Swich starts working soon after you take it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and relieve your symptoms completely.
Q. What if I do not get better after using Swich?
Inform your doctor if you do not feel better even after finishing the full course of treatment. You must also inform your doctor if the symptoms get worse while using this medicine.
Yes, Swich may be used to treat UTI (Urinary Tract Infection). Studies suggest that it has better tolerance and helps to treat symptoms of UTI such as foul smelling urine, frequent urination, vaginal irritation, vaginal discharge, stomach pain, etc., effectively. However, not everyone may be prescribed Swich. It is advisable to take it only if prescribed by a doctor.