Althrocin 500 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.
Althrocin 500 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.
Ordinaryly seen side effects seen with this medicine include vomiting, nausea, pain in the abdomen, and diarrhea. These are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if you find these side effects do not resolve or persist for a longer duration.
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.
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
Warning & Precautions:
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Althrocin 500 Tablet.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Althrocin 500 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.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Althrocin 500 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.
Althrocin 500 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Althrocin 500 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Althrocin 500 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.
Althrocin 500 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Althrocin 500 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Employ of this medicine in liver disease patients can cause hearing loss.
Q. Can the use of Althrocin 500 Tablet cause diarrhea?
Affirmative, the use of Althrocin 500 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 Althrocin 500 Tablet takes to work?
Usually, Althrocin 500 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 Althrocin 500 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 Althrocin 500 Tablet when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Althrocin 500 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 Althrocin 500 Tablet cause infertility?
There is no firm evidence to suggest that the use of Althrocin 500 Tablet will cause infertility in males or females.
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