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WILMYCIN 250mg Tablet 10x10s

Erythromycin:250mg | Macrolides

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Manufactured / Marketed By : Wilshire Product Form : TabletPack Size : 10x10sIngredients : Erythromycin:250mgGeneric Category : Macrolides

How it works

WILMYCIN 250mg Tablet 10x10s works by stopping the growth of bacteria.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for WILMYCIN 250mg Tablet 10x10s

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

Uses of WILMYCIN 250mg Tablet 10x10s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Pneumonia

    This medicine is used in the treatment of Pneumonia which is a common type of lung infection caused by bacteria such as Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, etc.

  • Ear Infection (Otitis Media)

    This medicine is used in the treatment if Otitis Media which is an infection of the middle ear caused by bacteria such as Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, etc.

  • Bronchitis

    This medicine is used in the treatment of Bronchitis which is an inflammation of the lining of the bronchial tubes caused by bacteria such as Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, etc.

  • Pertussis

    This medicine is used in the treatment of Pertussis, an acute respiratory illness which is commonly referred to as whooping cough, caused by Bordetella pertussis.

  • Prophylaxis for Rheumatic Fever

    This medicine is used for the long-term prevention of upper respiratory tract infections caused by streptococcal species (Strep throat), to prevent recurrences of rheumatic fever.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed within 3 to 4 hours of administration of the dose.

  • 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 tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesired side effects.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to [post, any other macrolides, or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.

  • Hepatic impairment

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of cholestatic jaundice or hepatic impairment caused by the prior use of this medicine. It is also not recommended for use in patients with a history of severe hepatic impairment due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesired side effects.

General Warnings
  • Drug-resistance

    Usage of this medicine 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 are drug resistant.

  • Clostridium difficile-associated Diarrhea

    Antibiotic therapy will cause an imbalance in the normal microbial flora of the large intestine, which may promote the growth of a bacteria called Clostridium difficile and you may experience severe diarrhea as a result. Report any such incidence to the doctor on priority and avoid usage of this medicine in such cases.

  • Impaired liver function

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of an impaired liver function due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • QT prolongation

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of arrhythmias, heart diseases, and patients who are on medicines that prolong QT intervals such as psychiatric drugs and anti-arrhythmic drugs due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • Myasthenia Gravis

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of myasthenia gravis due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Any unusual symptoms should be reported to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    The missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is already time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

  • Overdose

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

Interactions

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

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close 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 of the patient.

  • severe

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a known history of arrhythmias, heart diseases, and patients who are on medicines that prolong QT intervals such as psychiatric drugs and anti-arrhythmic drugs. This medicine may further prolong QT intervals in such patients and worsen the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered based on the clinical condition.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of myasthenia gravis due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered based on the clinical condition of the patient.

References

Additional Information:

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver WILMYCIN 250mg Tablet 10x10s. 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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