Althrocin 250 Tablet

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    Althrocin 250 Tablet Information

    Althrocin 250 Tablet is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. Bacterial Infections are some of its major therapeutic uses. Althrocin 250 Tablet also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

    Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Althrocin 250 Tablet. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

    Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Althrocin 250 Tablet can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Althrocin 250 Tablet normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

    In addition, Althrocin 250 Tablet's effect is Safe during pregnancy and Safe for lactating mothers. It is important to know if Althrocin 250 Tablet has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Althrocin 250 Tablet related warnings section.

    Other contraindications of Althrocin 250 Tablet have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Drug interactions for Althrocin 250 Tablet have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

    Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Althrocin 250 Tablet is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.



    Althrocin 250 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Althrocin 250 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Althrocin 250 Tablet 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 250 Tablet Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Althrocin 250 Tablet is used -

    Moderate

    • Gastrointestinal discomfort
    • Fainting
    • Weakness
    • Erythema

    Mild

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

    Althrocin 250 Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Althrocin 250 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      There are no side effects of Althrocin in pregnant women.

      Safe
    • Is the use of Althrocin 250 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      Althrocin does not show any side effects in breastfeeding women.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Althrocin 250 Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Althrocin does not damage the kidneys.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Althrocin 250 Tablet on the Liver?


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

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Althrocin 250 Tablet on the Heart?


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

      Safe


    Severe Interaction of Althrocin 250 Tablet with Other Drugs

    Althrocin 250 Tablet should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe

    Moderate



    Althrocin 250 Tablet Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Althrocin 250 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Althrocin 250 Tablet

    • Is this Althrocin 250 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      No, you will not get addicted to Althrocin 250 Tablet.

      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 250 Tablet as it does not make you drowsy.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Althrocin 250 Tablet 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 250 Tablet is not used to treat mental disorders.

      No

    Althrocin 250 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Althrocin 250 Tablet


      Taking Althrocin 250 Tablet with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk to your doctor about this.

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Althrocin 250 Tablet


      Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Althrocin 250 Tablet with alcohol.

      Unknown


    Frequently asked Questions about Althrocin 250 Tablet

    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 about 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 almost 4 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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