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Plugcin 500mg Tablets

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3 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 68.38
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Plugcin 500 MG Description

Plugcin Tablet is an antibiotic and is used to treat various types of bacterial infections of the ears, skin, throat, urinary tract, etc. It contains azithromycin as its active ingredient. This medic

ine should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. It can be taken with or without food. Before using Plugcin Tablet inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.

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Product Summary

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ContainsAzithromycin(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, diarrhoea, nausea
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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uses

Uses of Plugcin 500 MG

Plugcin Tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the ears, throat, tonsils, airways, lungs and nasal passage, sexually transmitted diseases like chlamydia, skin and soft tissue infe...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Plugcin 500 MG

If you are allergic to azithromycin or any other antibiotic from the same class as erythromycin or any ingredient of Plugcin Tablet.
sideEffects

Side effects of Plugcin 500 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Plugcin 500 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Plugcin Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using Plugcin Tablet, as there is limited safety data available during pregnancy. Your doctor will prescribe you this medicine only if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Plugcin Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Azithromycin is present in breastmilk in low levels, thus please contact your doctor before using Plugcin Tablet while breastfeeding. If prescribed by a doctor, watch out for symptoms like rashes, diarrhoea and sleepiness in the breastfed baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Plugcin Tablet?
A:
Plugcin Tablet may cause dizziness or fits as side effects, thus you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Plugcin Tablet?
A:
You must avoid consuming alcohol along with Plugcin Tablet as alcohol can exaggerate the side effects such as dizziness and drowsiness.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop any allergic reactions after taking Plugcin Tablet.
  • You have heart problems or abnormal heart rhythms.
  • You have problems with your liver or kidney.
  • You suffer from any mental health problems.
  • You have a condition that causes muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis).
  • You experience severe and persistent diarrhoea after taking Plugcin Tablet.
  • You have low levels of potassium or magnesium in your blood.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Plugcin 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Azithromycin in Plugcin Tablet works by killing or inhibiting the growth of bacteria that cause infection.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Plugcin 500 MG

  • Plugcin Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, with or without food. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • Take it at a fixed time for optimal results, and do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
  • Complete the course of this antibiotic medicine as prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Plugcin 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Plugcin Tablet works, or Plugcin Tablet itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Medicines used to manage stomach acid such as antacids should be taken with a minimum gap of at least one hour with Plugcin Tablet.
  • Medicines used for migraine, and headaches such as ergotamine should not be used concomitantly.
  • You may experience irregular heart rhythm if you are taking medicines like cisapride that are used to treat gastric reflux diseases.
  • Medicine used during heart failure like digoxin, a medicine used to treat gout, like colchicine, immune system modifying medicine like cyclosporin, medicines used to stop blood clotting like warfarin,...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Plugcin 500 MG

  • Store Plugcin Tablet at room temperature, away from direct sunlight, moisture or heat.
  • Keep them away from children and pets.
  • Do not take this medicine after the expiry date, which is mentioned on the pack.
dosage

Dosage of Plugcin 500 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may be diarrhoea, loss of hearing, feeling sick. If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of Plugcin Tablet, contact your doctor immediately or visit...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Plugcin Tablet, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a d...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Plugcin Tablet?

A: Plugcin Tablet is used for the serious bacterial infections of eyes, ears, lungs, throat, airways and soft tissues. It is also used for the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia.

Q: Are there any side effects with Plugcin Tablet?

A: You may experience side effects like nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, upset stomach, etc while using Plugcin Tablet.

Q: Can I take Plugcin Tablet for throat infection or cough?

A: A throat infection can be either due to a bacterial or a viral infection. Do not take Plugcin Tablet without consulting your doctor.

Q: Can I stop taking Plugcin Tablet if I start feeling better, and my symptoms are gone?

A: No, do not stop taking Plugcin Tablet before completing the treatment, as it may decrease the effectiveness of treatment and will increase the resistance of bacteria. Inform your doctor if you want to stop the treatment.

Q: Can I take Plugcin Tablet for fever?

A: Plugcin Tablet is an antibiotic and is not effective for controlling general fever. However, it is used in the treatment of enteric or typhoid fever due to a bacterial infection known as salmonella.

Q: What is the composition of Plugcin Tablet?

A: The composition of Plugcin Tablet is azithromycin as its active ingredient.
Product Details
Brand
PLUGCIN
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
07/03/2023
Last Updated on: 06 May 2022 | 09:57 AM (IST)
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