Althrocin

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    Althrocin Information

    Althrocin, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Drops, Tablet, Liquid. Bacterial Infections are some of its major therapeutic uses. Secondary and off-label uses of Althrocin have also been mentioned below.

    The optimal dosage of Althrocin is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

    Some other side effects of Althrocin have been listed ahead. Such side effects of Althrocin normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

    Furthermore, you should know that effect of Althrocin is Safe for pregnant women and Safe for women who are breastfeeding. Warnings related to Althrocin's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

    Some other conditions that can be affected by Althrocin are listed in the contraindications section below.

    Besides this, Althrocin may also have severe interaction with some medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

    Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Althrocin is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.



    Althrocin Benefits & Uses

    Althrocin is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Althrocin Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage


    Althrocin Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Althrocin is used -

    Moderate

    • Gastrointestinal discomfort
    • Fainting
    • Weakness
    • Erythema

    Mild

    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Diarrhoea
    • Hearing Loss
    • पेट दर्द
    • Skin irritation

    Althrocin Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Althrocin safe for pregnant women?


      There are no side effects of Althrocin in pregnant women.

      Safe
    • Is the use of Althrocin safe during breastfeeding?


      Althrocin does not show any side effects in breastfeeding women.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Althrocin on the Kidneys?


      Althrocin does not damage the kidneys.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Althrocin on the Liver?


      Very few cases of side effects of Althrocin on the liver have been reported.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Althrocin on the Heart?


      There are no any side effects of Althrocin for the heart.

      Safe


    Severe Interaction of Althrocin with Other Drugs

    Althrocin should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe

    Moderate



    Althrocin Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Althrocin unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Althrocin

    • Is this Althrocin habit forming or addictive?


      No, you will not get addicted to Althrocin.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Althrocin as it does not make you drowsy.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Althrocin is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, Althrocin is not used to treat mental disorders.

      No

    Althrocin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Althrocin


      Taking Althrocin with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk to your doctor about this.

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Althrocin


      Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Althrocin with alcohol.

      Unknown


    Frequently asked Questions about Althrocin

    Question over 3 years ago

    Does Althrocin cause stomach pain?

    ravi udawat MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Althrocin causes stomach pain, this occurs rarely. It is a known side effect of this drug. If you experience stomach pain after taking this drug, consider taking a mild painkiller. Even if the pain does not subside or becomes more severe then discuss with your doctor immediately.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Does Althrocin cause headache?

    Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Althrocin can cause headache, this occurs rarely. It is a known side effect of this drug. However, the exact cause behind this is unknown. If you experience severe headache after taking this drug, consider taking a mild painkiller, applying balms and complete rest. Even after this if pain does not subside then discuss with your doctor immediately.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    How does Althrocin work?

    Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

    Althrocin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic which is active against both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. It works by preventing the protein synthesis in bacteria that results in stunted bacterial cell growth. It is effective against a wide range of both gram negative and gram positive bacteria such as Corynebacterium diphtheriae, Bordetella pertussis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, and Staphylococcus pneumoniae.
     

    Question almost 3 years ago

    Is Althrocin an antibiotic?

    Dr. Manoj Meena MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Althrocin is an antibiotic. It contains erythromycin (a broad spectrum antibiotic) which is used for the prevention and treatment of various bacterial infections. It is mainly used in the treatment of pneumonia, pertussis (whooping cough), and diphtheria.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Can I take Althrocin without consulting a doctor?

    Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

    Althrocin is a prescription drug, hence do not take it without consulting doctor. It can be harmful for patients to take this medicine without doctor's advice.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Pce (erythromycin)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 752-754



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