Eltocin 500mg Tablet 10'S

Infection Rx required
10 Tablet(s) in a Strip Mfr: Ipca Laboratories Ltd Country of Origin: NA
M.R.P.: Rs.30.22

What is ELTOCIN 500MG?

  • ELTOCIN 500MG 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 ELTOCIN 500MG is used for?

It is used to prevent and treat 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
  • stomach and intestinal infections
  • prevention of infection following burns, operations or dental procedures
  • other infections, such as sexually transmitted diseases, bone infections or scarlet fever

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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
  • suffer from a condition called myasthenia gravis
  • have liver or gall bladder problems
  • have a sexually transmitted disease called syphilis
  • This medicine should be used by women during pregnancy only if clearly needed
  • 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
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Tell your doctor if you are taking,

  • ergotamine or dihydroergotamine (used to treat migraines)
  • terfenadine or astemizole or mizolastine (widely taken for hay fever and allergies)
  • cisapride (for stomach disorders)
  • simvastatin, lovastatin (used to lower cholesterol and triglycerides (types of fat) in the blood)
  • tolterodine (used for treating overactive bladder with symptoms of urinary frequency, urgency and leakage)
  • colchicine (used for treatment of gout and arthritis)
  • protease inhibitors (used to treat viral infections e.g. saquinavir)
  • oral contraceptives
  • cimetidine and omeprazole (used to treat acid reflux)
  • clarithromycin, rifabutin, or rifampicin (used to treat different types of bacterial infection)
  • fluconazole, ketoconazole and itraconazole (used to treat fungal infections)
  • digoxin, quinidine or disopyramide (used to treat heart problems)
  • cilostazol (a medicine used to treat peripheral circulation problems)
  • hexobarbitone, phenobarbital or midazolam (used as sedatives)
  • warfarin and acenocoumarol (used to help thin the blood)
  • valproate, carbamazepine or phenytoin (used to control epilepsy)
  • theophylline (used to treat asthma and other breathing problems)
  • ciclosporin or tacrolimus (used following organ transplants)
  • bromocriptine (used to treat Parkinson’s disease)
  • alfentanil (a medicine used to provide pain relief)
  • methylprednisolone (used to help suppress the body's immune system)
  • verapamil (used to treat high blood pressure and chest pain)
  • vinblastine (used to treat certain types of cancer)
  • sildenafil (used to treat erectile dysfunction)
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you

If you take more ELTOCIN 500MG

  • If you accidentally take more medicine in one day than your doctor has told you to or if a child has taken some of the medicine by mistake, contact your doctor or go to your nearest hospital  immediately
  • Symptoms of overdosage are: temporary hearing loss, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea

If you forget to take ELTOCIN 500MG

  • If you forget to take a dose of your medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Do not take more medicine in one day than your doctor tells you to

If you stop taking ELTOCIN 500MG

  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor tells you to do so

 

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

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  • difficulty breathing
  • fainting
  • swelling of the face, lips or throat
  • skin rashes
  • severe skin reactions including large fluid-filled blisters, sores and ulcers
  • ulcers in the mouth and throat
  • diarrhoea which may be severe or prolonged and may contain blood or mucus;
  • nausea, vomiting
  • increase in a particular type of white blood cells (eosinophilia)
  • stomach pains (these may be a symptom of an inflammed pancreas (pancreatitis))
  • ringing in the ears (tinnitus)
  • reversible loss of hearing (usually associated with high doses or in patients with kidney problems)
  • various liver or gall-bladder problems, which can cause yellowing of the skin and/or eyes (jaundice) or pale stools with dark urine
  • chest pains
  • abnormal heart rhythms (including palpitations)
  • fever, anorexia
  • confusion, hallucinations, fits (seizures)
  • vertigo (problems with balance that can result in feelings of dizziness or sickness)
  • inflammation of the kidneys (a condition known as interstitial nephritis)
  • low blood pressure
  • serious skin rashes that may involve blistering and can cover large areas of the torso, face and limbs
  • vomiting and irritability
  • visual impairment/blurred vision (Mitochondrial optic neuropathy)
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[RARE]
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Additional Information
Storage
[ADDITIONALINFORMATION]
  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Store at a room temperature of 15-25°C
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The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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