ELTOCIN -DS TABLET

SKU: AH_AB_OU_1726 Category:

Generic : Erythromycin (500mg)

Treatment : Bacterial infections

Pack size  : 15 (Tablet)

Manufacturer : Ipca Laboratories Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$3.29

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Eltocin -DS Tablet is an antibiotic used to treat various types of infections. It is effective in most infections of the respiratory tract, ear, nose, throat, lungs, and skin. It stops the bacteria from growing, which helps to resolve the symptoms and cures the infection.

Eltocin -DS Tablet is taken orally, preferably either one hour before or 2 hours after a meal. It is best absorbed when taken on an empty stomach. It should be used regularly at evenly spaced time intervals as prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

Inform your doctor if you have any previous history of allergy or heart problems before taking this medicine. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using this medicine.

 

BENEFITS OF ELTOCIN TABLET

In Treatment of Bacterial infections

Eltocin -DS Tablet is an antibiotic medicine which can be used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria. These include infections of the ear, nose, throat, lungs and skin. It stops the growth of the bacteria causing the infection and clears the infection. Take it for as long as prescribed by the doctor and avoid skipping doses. This will make sure that all bacteria are killed and they do not become resistant.

 

HOW TO USE ELTOCIN TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Eltocin -DS Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

 

HOW ELTOCIN TABLET WORKS

Eltocin -DS Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.

 

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Eltocin -DS Tablet.
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Pregnancy

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Eltocin -DS Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
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Breast feeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Eltocin -DS Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
There may be a possibility of diarrhea or rash in the baby.
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Driving

SAFE
Eltocin -DS Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Eltocin -DS Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Eltocin -DS Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease as the use of this medicine may affect hearing in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver

CAUTION
Eltocin -DS Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Eltocin -DS Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of this medicine in liver disease patients can cause hearing loss.

 

INTERACTION WITH DRUGS

  • ASTEMIZOLE
  • TERFENADINE
  • MIZOLASTINE
  • DOMPERIDONE
  • PIMOZIDE
  • AMISULPRIDE
  • ERGOTAMINE
  • DIHYDROERGOTAMINE
  • SIMVASTATIN
  • TOLTERODINE
  • COLCHICINE

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE ELTOCIN TABLET?

If you miss a dose of Eltocin -DS Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

SIDE EFFECTS

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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Eltocin

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

FAQ's

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Q. Can the use of Eltocin -DS Tablet cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Eltocin -DS Tablet can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Eltocin -DS Tablet takes to work?

Usually, Eltocin -DS Tablet starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don’t get better after using Eltocin -DS Tablet?

Inform your doctor if you don’t feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Eltocin -DS Tablet when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Eltocin -DS Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Can the use of Eltocin -DS Tablet cause infertility?

There is no firm evidence to suggest that the use of Eltocin -DS Tablet will cause infertility in males or females.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  – 15

pack form  – tablet

MORE INFORMATION

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 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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