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Drug information on Acnicin (15 gm) (Erythromycin) from Alembic Chemical Works Co Ltd

Acnicin (15 gm)

  Ointment   
Alembic Chemical Works Co Ltd
Generic : Erythromycin
 26.32
3%/15gm
15gm
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Medical Condition(s) for which Acnicin (15 gm) may be prescribed


Side effects of Acnicin (15 gm)

   Most Frequent : Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea and loss of appetite.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- Adults: The usual dose is 250 mg every 6 hours taken one hour before meals.
Child: The usual dosage is 30 to 50 mg/kg/day in divided doses.

How to use Acnicin (15 gm)?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, on an empty stomach.

When is Acnicin (15 gm) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated to patients who are taking terfenadine or astemizole and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Acnicin (15 gm)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver disease, yellowing of the skin or eyes, colitis, stomach problems, irregular heartbeat, blood disease porphyria, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• Avoid long-term use of this medication; otherwise it may cause secondary infection.

• It may aggravate muscle weakness in patients with myasthenia gravis.

• Monitor liver function, kidney function and complete blood cell counts regularly while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Acnicin (15 gm)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Acnicin (15 gm)

Store it at controlled room temperature (15°C to 30°C), and in an airtight container.



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