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Spiramycin - Drug Information

Generic Name : Spiramycin | Pronunciation : spir-a-MYE-sin

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Latest prescription information about Spiramycin. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y40 | Therapeutic Classification : Antibiotics
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Trade Name(s): 


India : 



International : 

Rovamycin Forte Usamycin

Why it is prescribed (Indications) : 


This medication is an antibiotic, prescribed for different types of infection.  

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): 


Hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category :

A B C D X

Category C :

Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


Dosage & When it is to be taken : 


Adult- Oral: The recommended dose is 1 to 2 grams two times per day or 500mg to 1gm three times per day.
Child: Dose is based on body weight. The recommended dose is 25mg/kg, two times per day.

How it should be taken : 


It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

Warnings and Precautions : 

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of abnormal heart rhythm or other heart diseases, liver impairment, any allergy, elderly, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Monitor liver function regularly while taking this medication.


Side Effects : 


  Gastrointestinal
- Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and diarrhea.

  Skin
- Hives, itching and rashes.


Other Precautions : 

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions : 

Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.

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aruna_9
my wife expelled fetus in 2 moth and my wife also have thyroid problem with TSH value 100. And doctor given 100mg thryroid tablet. and my also have Rebulla virus doctors advised us to take Rovamycin forte tablet for 3 months. please please !! inform me what I have do.
aruna_9  Friday, September 26, 2014
mehulgoradiya
recently my wife have pregnant and today as on 4month and 16 day. and last two time miscarriage, so doctor advise me 20 day take tablet spiramycine, how many month take s the spiramycine
mehulgoradiya  Thursday, April 17, 2014
suni7272
Recently my wife expelled fetus in 4 th month of pregnancy ,just like delivery immediately after a stomach pain , 2 month after this after doing some test like igm , doctor prescribed for taking Rovamycin forte for 3 month twice daily , Please let me known what is this medicine for, is it ok for her health.
suni7272  Thursday, January 30, 2014
Yaqub
My wife has infected with Rubella virus during pregnancy, we have done her abortion. Doctor advise us Rovamycin forte to prevent her from Rubella in future. Please advice whether we should take this medicine or not.
Yaqub  Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Sherry81
I am 36 weeks pregnant and have a very bad chest allergy . The doctor prescribed rovamycin 3m.i.u and the dose is 2 tablets a day , I am terrified it will harm my fetus . I don't know what to do shall I take it Or not . I need advice
Sherry81  Sunday, March 24, 2013
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