Bestocin 250mg Injection 2ml

Infection Rx required
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This product cannot be returned for a refund or exchange. Mfr: Bestochem Formulations Ind Ltd Country of Origin: NA
M.R.P.: Rs.7.08

What is BESTOCIN 250MG?

  • BESTOCIN 250MG contains Erythromycin which belongs to a group of medicines called macrolide antibiotics
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Warning & Precautions
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Directions & For Use
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What BESTOCIN 250MG is used for?

It is used to treat infections such as:

  • respiratory tract infections: pneumonia, whooping cough
  • ear infections
  • eye infections (conjunctivitis)
  • skin and soft tissue (such as muscles, blood vessels, tendons, fat) infections
  • gastrointestinal infections
  • urogenital infections (relative to infections of the reproductive and urinary organs)
  • lymphogranuloma venerum (a sexually transmitted disease)
  • diphtheria (an upper respiratory tract illness)

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Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your Doctor, if you:

  • are allergic or hypersensitive to Erythromycin or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
  • have liver or kidney problems
  • have cardiac disorders
  • have problems with your electrolyte balance (for example: deficiency in potassium or magnesium)
  • have myasthenia gravis
  • are elderly
  • This medicine has been reported to cross the placenta and reach the unborn child and can passes into breast milk
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine
  • Your doctor will give the right dose based on your child’s age and body weight
  • This medicine has negligible influence on the ability to concentrate and react

Tell your doctor if you are taking,

  •  astemizole, terfenadine (used to treat allergic reactions)
  •  disopyramide (antiarrhythmic medicine used in the treatment of ventricular tachycardia)
  •  cisapride (used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease)
  •  pimozide, neuroleptics (used in the treatment of psychiatric disorders)
  •  ergotamine or dihydroergotamine (for migraine)
  •  lovastatin, simvastatin and atorvastatin (blood cholesterol lowering medicines)
  •  fluoroquinolones (antibiotics used to treat certain infections)
  •  methadone (used to manage opioid dependence, such as heroin addiction)
  •  budipine, bromocriptine (antiparkinson agent)
  •  sildenafil (used to treat erectile dysfunction and pulmonary arterial hypertension)
  •  cytostatic medicines and vinblastine (used to treat cancer)
  •  digoxin (used to treat heart problems)
  •  carbamazepine (used to treat epilepsy and neuropathic pain)
  •  cilostazole (used to treat intermittent claudication)
  •  methylprednisolone (corticosteroid drug used for its anti-inflammatory effects)
  •  midazolam (used to induce anesthesia or moderately severe insomnia)
  •  omeprazole (used to reduce gastric acid secretion)
  •  cimetidine (inhibits stomach acid production)
  •  rifampicin (antibiotic)
  •  phenytoin, phenobarbital (used as an anticonvulsant)
  •  fexofenadine (used to treat allergic reactions)
  •  BESTOCIN 250MG will be given by a doctor or nurse

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

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  • allergic reaction such as rash and swelling of certain parts of your body, including the face and neck, accompanied by difficulty in breathing
  • anorexia (lack of appetite), retching, vomiting, abdominal pains, nausea, flatulence, discomfort, cramps, soft stools or diarrhoea
[COMMON]
  • fungal infections (candidiasis) of the mouth with white coating
  • vaginal inflammation
  • itching of the vulva in women
  • allergic reactions
  • widespread skin rash (urticarial exanthema)
  • skin itchiness
  • redness of the skin with increase of blood flow (hyperaemia)
  • abnormal liver and gallbladder function detected by blood tests
  • pain or irritation at the site of injection
  • swelling and redness along a vein which is extremely tender when touched
  • epigastric pain radiating to the back with nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea and loss of appetite (pancreatitis)
  • itchiness with jaundice, pale stool and dark urine (cholestasis and cholestatic jaundice)
  • swollen joints
  • fever
  • hives
  • skin eruptions
  • inflammation of the colon with severe diarrhoea
  • unmasking or worsening of a rare disease associated with muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis)
  • ringing in the ears (tinnitus) and mainly transient loss of hearing
  • inability of the liver or kidney to perform normal function
  • severe skin reactions (stevens-johnson syndrome and erythema multiform)
  • skin peeling (toxic epidermal necrolysis)
Additional Information
Storage
[ADDITIONALINFORMATION]
  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Store in a refrigerator at 2-8°C
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