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Somycin 500mg Tablets

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Somycin 500 MG Description

Somycin 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 medici...
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ContainsAzithromycin(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, diarrhoea, nausea
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Somycin 500 MG

Somycin 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 of Somycin 500 MG

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

Side effects of Somycin 500 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea

Precautions and Warnings of Somycin 500 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Somycin Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using Somycin 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.

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Somycin Tablet?
A:
Somycin 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

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

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop any allergic reactions after taking Somycin 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 Somycin Tablet.
  • You have low levels of potassium or magnesium in your blood.

Mode of Action of Somycin 500 MG

How Does It Work?

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

Directions for Use of Somycin 500 MG

  • Somycin 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 of Somycin 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Somycin Tablet works, or Somycin 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 Somycin 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.
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Storage and disposal of Somycin 500 MG

  • Store Somycin 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 of Somycin 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 Somycin Tablet, contact your doctor immediately or visit...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Somycin 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
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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 Somycin Tablet?

A: Somycin 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 Somycin Tablet?

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

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

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

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

A: No, do not stop taking Somycin 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 Somycin Tablet for fever?

A: Somycin 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 Somycin Tablet?

A: The composition of Somycin Tablet is azithromycin as its active ingredient.
Product Details
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SOMYCIN
Expires on or After
26/09/2022
Last Updated on: 06 May 2022 | 09:57 AM (IST)

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