Althrocin Tablet is used to treat bacterial infections of tonsils, sinus, ear, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues. It stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.
Althrocin 200 mg & 500 MG Tablet, a macrolide antibiotic is useful for the treatment of a number of bacterial infections. This includes skin infections, respiratory tract infections, chlamydia infections, syphilis and pelvic inflammatory disease. Streptococcal infection in newborns can be prevented by taking this medicine during pregnancy. Althrocin 500 MG Tablet may also be used to improve delayed stomach emptying. It can be given intravenously and orally. This medicine is not supposed to be given to a child without a doctor's advice.
Why buy Althrocin (Erythromycin) for bacterial infections?
Althrocin is prescribed in treating bacterial infections like:
- Strep throat
- Sexually transmitted disease such as primary syphilis
- Whooping cough (pertussis)
- Lung infections
- Ear infection
- Urinary tract infection
- Intestinal amebiasis
- Prophylaxis for rheumatic fever
- Acute pelvic inflammatory disease
- Conjunctivitis of newborn
Althrocin may be used with patients who are allergic to penicillin for the prevention of heart valve infection and rheumatic fever. It is a cost-effective medication that you can get here at a very reasonable price. The peak effect of this drug is observed within 3 to 4 hours of administration. The effect can last for an average of 4 to 6 hours.
How does Althrocin (Erythromycin) work?
Althrocin contains erythromycin as an active ingredient. It works by preventing the bacteria from growing and multiplying by interfering with their ability to make proteins. Without the necessary protein, the bacteria that cause the infection will not thrive.
How to use or to take Althrocin (Erythromycin)?
Althrocin comes in a tablet form that you need to take by mouth with a glass of water. Take it exactly as prescribed by your doctor. You may also read the information provided on the product leaflet. Take Althrocin with or without a food three to four times a day or as prescribed by your physician. The usual dose is 250 mg every 6 hours or 500 mg every 12 hours. Your doctor may increase your dose by 4 mg a day according to the severity of your infection.
In children, the usual dose is 30 mg to 50 mg per body kilogram per day. The doctor may adjust the dose depending on the weight age and the severity of the condition. Do not take more or less than what is advised.
Side Effects of Althrocin (Erythromycin)
Althrocin 500 MG Tablet also has a few side effects. Common side effects include diarrhoea, vomiting and abdominal cramps. More serious side effects may include liver problems, allergic reactions and prolonged QT.
To make sure Althrocin 250 MG & 500 MG Tablet is safe for you, tell your physician if you have the following:
- kidney or liver disease;
- myasthenia gravis;
- electrolytic imbalance (such as low potassium or magnesium levels in your blood);
- a history of Long QT syndrome;
- if you are breastfeeding a baby or;
- if you take medicines for heart rhythm disorder.
Serious but rare side effects are:
- Itching and rash
- Pale Stools
- Unusual tiredness
- Difficulty swallowing and breathing
- Dark urine
- Irregular heartbeat
- Severe diarrhea
Contact your doctor right away if you experience any serious side effects. Inform your doctor too if your symptoms don’t go away.
What are the uses of Althrocin 250 MG & 500 MG Tablet
- Ear Infection (Otitis Media)
- Prophylaxis for Rheumatic Fever
Key Points of Althrocin 250 MG & 500 MG Tablet
How long is the duration of effect?
The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 4 to 6 hours.
What is the onset of action?
The peak effect of this medicine can be observed within 3 hours of oral administration.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Clear data is not available regarding the use of this medicine in pregnant women. Use only if the benefits outweigh the risks and if no other safer alternative is available.
Is it habit forming?
No habit forming tendency has been reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
This medicine can be given to the women who are breastfeeding but only after evaluating the benefits and risks with the doctor. Monitoring of diarrhea, thrush and diaper rash is necessary.