ROVAMYCINE 500mg Tablet 5x10s

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Drug Strength: 500mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 5x10s

Spiramycin:500mg | Macrolides

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Manufactured / Marketed By : Aventis Product Form : TabletPack Size : 5x10sIngredients : Spiramycin:500mgGeneric Category : Macrolides

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How it works

ROVAMYCINE 500mg Tablet 5x10s works by interfering with certain vital processes in the cells of the target organism.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for ROVAMYCINE 500mg Tablet 5x10s

  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Abnormal liver function
  • Skin rash
  • Swelling of eyelids, face, lips, tongue
  • Peeling and blistering of skin
  • Vasculitis
  • Burning and stinging
  • Change in heart rate
  • Abnormal blood counts
  • Fall in blood pressure

Uses of ROVAMYCINE 500mg Tablet 5x10s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Bacterial infections

    This medicine is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, buccal cavity, skin, and soft tissues. However, it should be used only to treat infections that are proven or enough clinical evidence is present to ascertain the causative organism of the infection.

  • Toxoplasmosis

    This medicine is used as a secondary line of treatment for toxoplasmosis in pregnant women. It also reduces the chances of transmission of the infection to the fetus. Specific circumstances of treatment with this medicine are determined clinically.

  • Gonorrhea

    This medicine may also be used as an alternate choice of treatment for gonorrheal infections in patients who are allergic to penicillin class of antibiotics.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed within 3-4 hours of administration of an oral dose.

  • Duration of Effect

    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

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

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the potential benefits and risks associated with use must be considered before initiating treatment with this medicine. Your doctor will determine the best course of treatment after clinically evaluating your condition.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the potential benefits and risks associated with use must be considered before initiating treatment with this medicine. Your doctor will determine the best course of treatment after clinically evaluating your condition.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to ROVAMYCINE 500mg Tablet 5x10s , any other antibiotic of the macrolide drug class, or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.

  • Bacterial Meningitis

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with bacterial meningitis due to its inefficiency of crossing the blood-brain barrier.

  • Toxoplasma encephalitis

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with toxoplasma encephalitis due to its inefficiency of crossing the blood-brain barrier.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the potential benefits and risks associated with use must be considered before initiating treatment with this medicine. Your doctor will determine the best course of treatment after clinically evaluating your condition.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the potential benefits and risks associated with use must be considered before initiating treatment with this medicine. Your doctor will determine the best course of treatment after clinically evaluating your condition.

General Warnings
  • Other medicines

    Report the use of all medicines, including herbs and supplements, to the doctor in order to rule out the chances of drug interactions. Your doctor may suggest appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with suitable alternatives based on the medicines you are currently taking.

  • Electrolyte disturbances

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with imbalanced levels of electrolytes viz. potassium, magnesium, etc. due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient’s condition. Appropriate dose adjustments, corrective measures, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • Heart diseases

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with heart diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent clinical monitoring to safely use this medicine. An alternative treatment option may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • QT prolongation

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with prolonged QT interval or patients who are undergoing therapy with medicines which may prolong the QT interval such as antipsychotics, tricyclic antidepressants, etc. due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient’s condition. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent clinical monitoring to safely use this medicine. An alternative treatment option may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • Use in elderly

    This medicine should be used with caution in elderly patients since the risk of severe adverse effects is significantly higher. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • Drug resistance

    It is advised to continue the usage of this medicine for the prescribed duration even when there is a marked improvement in symptoms. Failure to do so may result in drug resistance and may cause superinfections that are difficult to treat.

  • Cross resistance

    This medicine may not be effective in the treatment of infections where the causative organism has developed a resistance to erythromycin. Instances of cross-resistance should be clinically evaluated before initiation of treatment with this medicine.

  • Skin reactions

    This medicine should be used with caution since it may increase the risk of serious skin reactions such as Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, etc. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor on priority. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

  • Overdose

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

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Levodopa
  • Antipsychotics
  • Quinidine
  • Chlorpromazine
  • Warfarin
  • Carbidopa
  • Tricyclic Antidepressants
Disease interactions
  • severe

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Regular monitoring of liver function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • severe

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients who are suffering from hemolytic anemia or G6PD Deficiency due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient’s condition. An alternative treatment option may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Lab interactions

General Instructions

Take this medicine at least 30 minutes before or 2 hours after the meals. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Other details

  • To be taken on an empty stomach
  • 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 ROVAMYCINE 500mg Tablet 5x10s. 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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