What is LCIN Syrup used for?
LCIN Syrup eye drops are used to treat eye infections caused by certain bacteria.
LCIN Syrup injection is used to treat a wide range of bacterial infections. It is recommended when LCIN Syrup cannot be taken by mouth.
LCIN Syrup tablet/syrup is used to treat bacterial infections. It is also used to treat anthrax or plague.
LCIN Syrup may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.
How does LCIN Syrup work?
LCIN Syrup belongs to the class of drugs called quinolone antibiotics. The drug acts by inhibiting the action of certain components, which are responsible for DNA replication and propagation. Thus, it decreases the bacterial activity.
How to use LCIN Syrup?
The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Use LCIN Syrup as prescribed by your doctor.
- Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush or chew the tablet.
- For syrup dosage form, shake the suspension well before taking each dose to ensure the uniform mixing of the drug.
- Use a measuring cup while taking each dose.
- LCIN Syrup injection should be administered by the healthcare provider.
The overdose symptoms of LCIN Syrup may include:
- Trouble in breathing
- Severe drowsiness
- Slurred speech
What are the drugs that interact with LCIN Syrup?
Drugs that interact with LCIN Syrup include the following:
This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.
What are the side effects of LCIN Syrup?
The following are the most common side effects of LCIN Syrup:
- Loss of appetite
The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:
- Trouble in breathing
- Severe drowsiness
- Stomach pain
- Yellowing of eyes or skin
- Abdominal pain
- Chest pain
- Irregular heartbeat
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.
What special precautions should be followed while using LCIN Syrup?
- Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to LCIN Syrup or similar drugs.
- Keep the medicine away from the reach of children.
- Seek doctor’s advice before taking any other drug or herbal products while on LCIN Syrup.
- Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.
- Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if LCIN Syrup causes dizziness or blurred vision.
- Do not receive any vaccinations while using LCIN Syrup unless recommended by a doctor.
You are advised not to use LCIN Syrup if
- it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
- the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.
What should you tell your doctor before using LCIN Syrup?
- Tell your doctor if you have any history of kidney or liver disease, diabetes, tendonitis or bursitis.
- Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
Frequently Asked questions about LCIN Syrup
- How should LCIN Syrup tablet be stored?
- Can I use LCIN Syrup to my 8-year-old child?
- Is it safe to use LCIN Syrup during pregnancy?
- Is it safe to use the drug in elderly?
- What are the formulations of LCIN Syrup available?
LCIN Syrup should be stored at room temperature, away from heat, light and moisture.
Use LCIN Syrup in children only when prescribed by the doctor.
Consult your doctor before using LCIN Syrup during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
LCIN Syrup may cause musculoskeletal problems in geriatric patients. Therefore, be cautious while using this drug.
LCIN Syrup is available in eye drops, injection, syrup and tablet dosage forms.
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