Lycin 500 Capsule

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Lycin 500 Capsule Information

Lycin 500 Capsule is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Capsule. It is typically used for the treatment of Bacterial Infections.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Lycin 500 Capsule. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

While these are the most often observed Lycin 500 Capsule side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. These side effects of Lycin 500 Capsule are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

In addition, Lycin 500 Capsule's effect is Moderate during pregnancy and Moderate for lactating mothers. In addition, Lycin 500 Capsule's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Lycin 500 Capsule related warnings section.

Some other conditions that can be affected by Lycin 500 Capsule are listed in the contraindications section below.

Additionally, Lycin 500 Capsule may also adversely react with other medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Lycin 500 Capsule is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.



Lycin 500 Capsule Benefits & Uses

Lycin 500 Capsule is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Lycin 500 Capsule 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

Lycin 500 Capsule Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Lycin 500 Capsule safe for pregnant women?


    Lycin may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Lycin, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Lycin 500 Capsule safe during breastfeeding?


    Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Lycin. Immediately discontinue Lycin if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor considers it safe for you.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Lycin 500 Capsule on the Kidneys?


    Lycin rarely harms the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Lycin 500 Capsule on the Liver?


    Lycin may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Lycin 500 Capsule on the Heart?


    Lycin is completely safe for the heart.

    Safe


Lycin 500 Capsule Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Lycin 500 Capsule unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Lycin 500 Capsule

  • Is this Lycin 500 Capsule habit forming or addictive?


    Lycin 500 Capsule does not cause addiction.

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


    After taking Lycin 500 Capsule, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Lycin 500 Capsule can make you drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Lycin 500 Capsule 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?


    There is no benefit of taking Lycin 500 Capsule for mental disorders.

    No

Lycin 500 Capsule Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Lycin 500 Capsule


    Taking Lycin 500 Capsule with food does not cause any problems.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Lycin 500 Capsule


    Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Lycin 500 Capsule.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Lycin 500 Capsule

Question over 5 years ago

How to take Lycin?

Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS , General Physician

Oral Lycin has to be taken empty stomach because the presence of food might affect the absorption of this drug from the stomach. The topical gel of Lycin should be applied as a thin layer once daily on the affected area or as advised by your doctor. Precautions must be taken in patients with colitis and improper kidney or liver function.

Question over 5 years ago

How long can I safely take Lycin?

Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

Take Lycin as directed by your doctor to ensure complete eradication of infection. Do not take or use this medicine longer than prescribed to avoid bacterial resistance.

Question about 5 years ago

Is Lycin a macrolide?

Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS, PG Diploma , General Physician

No, Lycin is not a macrolide antibiotic. It contains lincomycin that belongs to the class of drugs known as lincosamide antibiotic. Lycin is mainly used to treat severe or serious infection of the various body part.

Question over 5 years ago

Does Lycin cause stomach upset?

Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , General Physician

Yes, Lycin can cause stomach upset. It is a common side effect of this. Please consult your doctor if feel excessive stomach upset after taking this medicine.

Question over 5 years ago

How does Lycin work?

Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD , Cardiology, General Physician, Internal Medicine

Lycin contain lincomycin, it works by inhibiting the bacterial protein synthesis which is necessary for bacteria to perform a vital activity. Thus, it stops the growth of bacteria in our body and treats bacterial infections.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 757

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

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