FAQs ABOUT ALTHROCIN 500MG TABLET
Q: What is ALTHROCIN 500MG TABLET used for?
A: ALTHROCIN 500MG TABLET is used in the prevention and treatment of various bacterial infections such as throat and sinus infections, chest infections (such as bronchitis and pneumonia), eye and ear infections, mouth and dental infections, skin and tissue infections (such as acne), stomach and intestinal infections. Also, it is used to prevent infection following burns, operations or dental procedures and treats other infections such as sexually transmitted diseases, bone infections or scarlet fever.
Q: Is ALTHROCIN 500MG TABLET safe to use in patients with heart problems?
A: ALTHROCIN 500MG TABLET is not recommended for use in patients with heart rhythm disorders or with family history of heart rhythm disorders or an abnormality of the electrocardiogram. It should be used with caution in patients with heart problems. Consult your doctor before taking it.
Q: Can ALTHROCIN 500MG TABLET be used in pregnant and breast-feeding women?
A: ALTHROCIN 500MG TABLET should be used during pregnancy only if clearly advised by the doctor and it should be used with caution in breast-feeding women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding your child.
Q: How does ALTHROCIN 500MG TABLET work?
A: ALTHROCIN 500MG TABLET contains erythromycin, a bacteriostatic in action which prevents the further growth of bacteria rather than directly killing the bacteria. Erythromycin works by blocking protein synthesis of the bacteria. It does not affect protein synthesis in human tissues. When administered orally it is easily absorbed from the gastrointestinal system. Thus, ALTHROCIN 500MG TABLET treats bacterial infections.
Q: Does [GBNKEYWORD cause diarrhea?
A: Yes, ALTHROCIN 500MG TABLET may cause diarrhoea in some individuals. To manage this effect, drink lot of fluids such as water or fruit juices to keep yourself hydrated. Avoid taking any medicine on your own for treating diarrhea. Consult your doctor if the symptom does not improve.