Enteromycetin 500mg Caplet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:54 am

Enteromycetin 500mg Caplet

Uses of Enteromycetin 500mg Caplet

Enteromycetin 500mg Caplet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Bacterial Infections

Side effects of Enteromycetin 500mg Caplet

The most common side effects of Enteromycetin 500mg Caplet are – Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Dryness In Mouth, Altered Taste, Abdominal Pain

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Enteromycetin 500mg Caplet

Do not use Enteromycetin 500mg Caplet if you are allergic to – Chloramphenicol

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Enteromycetin 500mg Caplet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Enteromycetin 500mg Caplet works

Enteromycetin 500mg Caplet contains – Chloramphenicol

Chloramphenicol produces a bacteriostatic effect on susceptible organisms by inhibiting protein synthesis, thus preventing amino acids from being transferred to growing polypetide chains.

Dosage of Enteromycetin 500mg Caplet

The dosage of Enteromycetin 500mg Caplet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Enteromycetin 500mg Caplet

If you forget to take a dose of Enteromycetin 500mg Caplet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

Information will be added soon.

Breastfeeding

Information will be added soon.

Driving

Information will be added soon.

Kidney

Information will be added soon.

Liver

Information will be added soon.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Paraxin 500mg Capsule  ( Abbott India Ltd. )

133.80  10 Capsules Strip Tablets Strip

Interaction

Drug :- alfentanil: Prolonged alfentanil effect.

barbiturates: Increased blood barbiturate level, decreased chloramphenicol level.

blood-dyscrasia-causing drugs such as captopril and cephalosporins, bone marrow depressants including colchicine and methotrexate: Increased bone marrow depression.

chlorpropamide, tolbutamide: Increased hypoglycemic effects.

clindamycin, erythromycin, lincomycin: Decreased antibacterial effects of these drugs.

cyclophosphamide: Decreased or delayed activation of cyclophosphamide, increased bone marrow depression.

hepatic enzyme inducers including rifampin: Decreased chloramphenicol level.

hydantoins: Increased blood hydantoin level, possibly resulting in toxicity, increased or decreased blood chloramphenicol level.

iron salts: Increased serum iron level.

oral anticoagulants: Enhanced anticoagulant action.

oral contraceptives containing estrogen: Decreased contraceptive effect with prolonged chloramphenicol use.

penicillins: Decreased penicillin activity, synergistic effects with treatment of certain microorganisms.

vitamin B12: Antagonized hematopoietic response to vitamin B12.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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