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NOVOMYCIN 250mg|5ml Suspension 100s

Erythromycin:250mg/5ml | Macrolides

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Manufactured / Marketed By : Krka-Pak Product Form : SuspensionPack Size : 100sIngredients : Erythromycin:250mg/5mlGeneric Category : Macrolides

How it works

NOVOMYCIN 250mg|5ml Suspension 100s is used to treat bacterial infections by interfering with the bacterial protein synthesis.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for NOVOMYCIN 250mg|5ml Suspension 100s

  • Skin blistering
  • Chills
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Skin rash
  • Muscle or joint pain
  • Chest tightness
  • Abdominal pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Weight loss

Uses of NOVOMYCIN 250mg|5ml Suspension 100s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Pneumonia

    NOVOMYCIN 250mg|5ml Suspension 100s is used in the treatment of Pneumonia which is a common type of lung infection caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae.

  • Ear Infection (Otitis Media)

    NOVOMYCIN 250mg|5ml Suspension 100s is used in the treatment if Otitis Media which is an ear infection caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae.

  • Bronchitis

    NOVOMYCIN 250mg|5ml Suspension 100s is used in the treatment of Bronchitis which is an inflammation in lungs caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, and some Mycoplasma pneumoniae.

  • Pertussis

    NOVOMYCIN 250mg|5ml Suspension 100s is used in the treatment of Pertussis which is commonly referred to as whooping cough. It is caused by Bordetella pertussis.

  • Prophylaxis for Rheumatic Fever

    NOVOMYCIN 250mg|5ml Suspension 100s is used as prophylaxis for rheumatic fever which is an inflammatory disease that can cause strep throat caused by streptococcus bacteria.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed within 3 hours of oral administration.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 4 to 6 hours.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    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.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    A small amount of this medicine is excreted in human breast milk. Use only if benefits outweigh the risks and if no other safer alternative is available. Monitoring of diarrhea, thrush and diaper rash is necessary.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    Avoid taking this medicine if you have a known allergy to it or any other macrolides.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    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.

  • Breast-feeding

    A small amount of this medicine is excreted in human breast milk. Use only if benefits outweigh the risks and if no other safer alternative is available. Monitoring of diarrhea, thrush and diaper rash is necessary.

General Warnings
  • Allergy

    Avoid taking this medicine if you have a known allergy to NOVOMYCIN 250mg|5ml Suspension 100s or other macrolides. Seek immediate medical attention if the patient experiences any allergic symptoms like rashes, itching, nausea, vomiting, swelling of lips, hands, and feet.

  • Drug-resistance

    Usage of NOVOMYCIN 250mg|5ml Suspension 100s without sufficient proof or suspicion of a bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing the benefits and even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of development of bacteria that is drug resistant.

  • Clostridium difficile-associated Diarrhea

    Avoid if you experience severe diarrhea after receiving NOVOMYCIN 250mg|5ml Suspension 100s . As antibiotic therapy will cause an imbalance in the normal microbial flora in the large intestine which promotes the growth of bacteria called Clostridium difficile.

  • Impaired liver function

    NOVOMYCIN 250mg|5ml Suspension 100s may increase the liver enzymes and may cause cholestatic hepatitis, with or without jaundice. This medicine should be used with caution in the patients with the history of liver disease. Dose adjustments are to be made based on the severity of liver injury.

  • QT prolongation

    NOVOMYCIN 250mg|5ml Suspension 100s should be used with caution in the patients receiving QT prolongation medications as it can increase the risk of arrhythmia. Frequent monitoring of heart function is necessary and an alternate medicine should be considered.

  • Myasthenia Gravis

    vshould be used with caution in the patients with the history of Myasthenia Gravis as it may aggravate the weakness in these patients.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    The missed dose can be taken as soon as you remember. However, the missed dose should be skipped if it is almost time for your next dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Clonazepam moderate
  • Amiodarone severe
  • Pimozide severe
  • Ethinyl Estradiol moderate
Disease interactions
  • severe

    NOVOMYCIN 250mg|5ml Suspension 100s should be used with caution in the patients with a history of liver disease. Frequent monitoring of liver function tests is necessary. Dose adjustments are to be made based on the severity of liver injury.QT Prolongation

  • severe

    Inform your doctor if you have arrhythmia, any heart disease or drugs that prolong QT interval such as psychiatric drugs and anti-arrhythmic drugs.

  • moderate

    NOVOMYCIN 250mg|5ml Suspension 100s should be used with caution in the patients with the history of Myasthenia Gravis as it may aggravate the weakness in these patients. Dose adjustments or an alternate medicine should be prescribed based on the medical condition.

Food interactions
  • Take NOVOMYCIN 250mg|5ml Suspension 100s at least 30 minutes before or 2 hours after meals. Consumption of grapefruit juice is not recommended as it may increase the concentration of NOVOMYCIN 250mg|5ml Suspension 100s and can cause undesired effects.

General Instructions

Take NOVOMYCIN 250mg|5ml Suspension 100s as advised by your doctor. You may take this drug with or without food and do not take in larger amounts than advised.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Does not cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information:

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver NOVOMYCIN 250mg|5ml Suspension 100s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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