Althrocin 250 tablet is an antibiotic medicine that is used to prevent and treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. It contains erythromycin as its active ingredient. It works by inhibiting the growth of bacteria responsible for the infection. Usually, this medicine is used for short-term treatment. However, in certain cases, you may be asked to use it for the long term. Take the Althrocin 250 tablet as prescribed by your doctor for the exact duration. One may experience nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea after taking this medicine. They fade away with time, however, if you feel the side effects persist, you should consult your doctor. Before using Althrocin 250 tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history....
Q: Is Althrocin tablet an antibiotic?
A: Yes, Althrocin is an antibiotic medicine.
Q: Can Althrocin tablet be useful in throat infection?
A: Yes, it is effective in bacterial infections of the throat. However, you should not take this medicine on your own as it is a strong antibiotic.
Q: Can Althrocin tablet be taken by pregnant women?
A: There is no sufficient information available on the safety of this medicine in pregnancy. Hence, it should not be used during pregnancy.
Q: Can Althrocin be used after delivery?
A: No, it should not be used for at least after 7 days after delivery as there is a risk of a condition named Infantile Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis (IHPS) in your child. IHPS is characterised by a gap between the stomach and small intestine & it thickens and blocks the passage of food from the stomach to the intestine.
Q: Can Althrocin tablet cause any fungal infection?
A: Althrocin 250 tablet may cause fungal infection in some people due to the disruption of beneficial bacteria. Immediately inform your doctor in such cases.