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General Information on Spiramycin

Generic Name : Spiramycin

Pronunciation : spir-a-MYE-sin

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

Trade Names/Brand Names of Spiramycin

Why is Spiramycin Prescribed? (Indications)

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

When should Spiramycin not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category C :

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus and there are no appropriate studies in pregnant women, but potential benefits may allow the use of the drug in pregnant women despite the potential for risks.

What is the dosage of Spiramycin?

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 should Spiramycin be taken?

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

What are the warnings and precautions for Spiramycin?

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.

What are the side effects of Spiramycin?

  Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and diarrhea.
  Skin: Hives, itching and rashes.

What are the other precautions for Spiramycin?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Spiramycin?

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

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mahi27 

i had 3 miscarriage.1 i did in second i bleeded naturally and third was not developed.after that when i did my test i found out that i have pcod and torch prob now i am taking rovamycin for 21 days and torchnil and folivate for 2 month.i have regular periods.may i know wht are the chances of getting pregnant and are there any risks.

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.

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

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.

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.

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