Althrocin 250 MG Tablet is a macrolide antibiotic use to treat bacterial infections of the lungs, skin, bones, stomach, and intestine. It can be also use with other antibiotics to treat certain infections caused by sexually transmitted organisms like Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, etc. This medicine kills or stops the growth of bacteria causing the infection. It is not effective against infections caused by viruses.
Common side effects of Althrocin 250 MG Tablet are diarrhoea, stomach pain, headache, changes in sense of taste, weakness, nausea, and vomiting. Use it cautiously in individuals with liver problems.
Tablet should only be use to treat or prevent infections that are cause by bacteria. Once an antibiotic is started, it is always recommended to finish the entire course of treatment. You can take this tablet with or without food. For the ease of remembering, take it around the same time every day.
Althrocin 250 MG is an effective macrolide antibiotic that contains erythromycin. This medication is use to treat infections of the lungs, throat, ear, etc. caused by bacteria.
Generally, this tablet is prescribed for
Pneumonia: This medication is use in the treatment of Pneumonia which is a common type of lung infection caused by bacteria.
Pertussis: This medicine is prescribe for the treatment of Pertussis, an acute respiratory illness which is commonly referred to as whooping cough, caused by Bordetella pertussis.
Prophylaxis for Rheumatic Fever: Althrocin 250 MG is used for the long-term prevention of upper respiratory tract infections caused by streptococcal species (Strep throat), in order to prevent recurrences of rheumatic fever.
Althrocin 250 MG is not recommended for use in case of a common cold, flu, or other viral infections as it is active against infections cause by bacteria only. This medication is use as per the doctor’s instruction and patients should not instill a double dose to make up for the forgotten dose. The side effects related to this medication are skin blistering, chills, diarrhea, fast heartbeat, skin rash, muscle or joint pain, chest tightness, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, weight loss, dizziness, etc.
Major & Minor side effects for Althrocin 250 MG Tablet
- Skin blistering
- Fast heartbeat
- Skin rash
- Muscle or joint pain
- Chest tightness
- Abdominal pain
- Loss of appetite
- Weight loss
Uses of Althrocin 250 MG Tablet
What is it prescribe for?
- Community-Acquired Pneumonia
- Acute otitis media
- Prophylaxis for Rheumatic Fever
- Skin and soft tissue infections
- Stomach and intestinal infections
- Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
- Try not to skip a dose of Althrocin 250 MG Tablet. And if a dose is skip, do not add it up to the next dose.
- Seek medical emergency in case of an Althrocin 250 MG Tablet overdose.
How it works
Althrocin 250 MG Tablet works by stopping the bacterial protein synthesis that is essential for its growth. Thus it kills or stops the growth of bacteria.