Generic Name : Troleandomycin Pronunciation : troe lee an doe MYE sin Therapeutic Classification : Antibiotics ICD Code : Y40.3
International- Tao. Overview :
Note: This brand in not available in US market. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is a macrolide antibiotic, prescribed for different types of bacterial infections, such as tonsillitis, bronchitis, sinusitis, and pneumonia. It fights bacteria in the body. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): Hypersensitivity.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
Adults: PO- The recommended dose is 250 to 500 mg 4 times a day.
Children: 125 to 250 mg (3-5 mg/lb or 6.6 to 11 mg/kg) every 6 hours. How it should be taken :
It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, as directed by your physician. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with liver impairment, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
* Avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight; otherwise it may cause photosensitivity. Side Effects :
Gastrointestinal - Nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramping and diarrhea.
Skin - Hives and rash.
Central Nervous System - Dizziness, fatigue, or headache.
* Avoid excess dosage.
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