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Spiramycin is a prescription drug available from your pharmacy store only with the prescription of a qualified medical practitioner.
Spiramycin pronounced as: speer-a-MYE-sin
Spiramycinis an anti infective / antibacterial drug belonging to Macrolide group of antibiotics.
Take Spiramycin exactly as prescribed by your doctor. If you do not understand ask your pharmacist, nurse or doctor to explain them to you.
Do not take spiramycin if you are hypersensitive to amino glycoside group of antibiotics.
What are the precautions I should follow for spiramycin?Children:
Pregnant woman: Spiramycin belongs to FDA pregnancy category B. This means that spiramycin is safe during pregnancy and is not expected to cause any harm to the unborn baby. Always inform your doctor if you are pregnant or are planning for conception.
Spiramycin is available as tablet, suspension, and injection. Your doctor will prescribe them depending on the severity and condition of the disease.
Use as directed by your physician, your physician prescribes depending on the severity of disease.
If it is almost the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not take two doses at same time to cover up the missed dose.
In case of overdose contact your nearest poison control centre or emergency medical centre for immediate care by physician.
The overdose symptoms of Spiramycin are
What are the common side effects of spiramycin?
Spiramycin may causes following side effects like
Consult your doctor immediately if notice following symptoms.
Store spiramycin at room temp (15 – 30 degrees C). Avoid excessive heat, moisture or direct sunlight, never store in the bathroom.
Antibiotics usually cause mild diarrhoea. Consult your doctor immediately if it is severe, associated with mucus or bloody stools, as it could be sign of new infection or pseudomembranous colitis.
When used for long duration, your doctor may ask you to undergo laboratory test like complete cell count, liver function test, to look for possible side effects.
It is imp to read manufacturing packaging instruction carefully if available and always do not hesitate to consult pharmacist or physician for any information.
Written by: Healthplus24 team
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