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Swich 50mg Dry Syrup 30ml

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By ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD
30ml Dry Syrup in Bottle
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Therapeutic classification:

Antibiotic (cephalosporins)
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Medical Description

Swich 50mg Dry Syp, which belongs to the family of cephalosporins, is an antibiotic used for treating bacterial infections.

Uses of Swich 50mg Dry Syp

  • Upper respiratory tract infections
  • Otitis media
  • Tonsillitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Bronchitis
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Skin infections
  • Gonorrhoea

Contraindications of Swich 50mg Dry Syp

  • Abnormal liver function tests

Side effects of Swich 50mg Dry Syp

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Skin rash
  • Fever
  • Muscular pain
  • Allergic reactions
  • Vaginal infections
  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Insomnia

Precautions and Warnings of Swich 50mg Dry Syp

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Swich 50mg Dry Syp during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine is for paediatric use only; therefore, there is no relevant information available.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Swich 50mg Dry Syp while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine is for paediatric use only; therefore, there is no relevant information available.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Swich 50mg Dry Syp?
A:
This medicine is for paediatric use only; therefore, there is no relevant information available.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Swich 50mg Dry Syp?
A:
This medicine is for paediatric use only; therefore, there is no relevant information available.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
You should complete the course of the medicine even if the baby is feeling better after a few doses. If the course of the antibiotic is left incomplete, it can lead to resistance. Also, you should immediately inform your doctor if there is persistent diarrhoea.
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Mode of Action of Swich 50mg Dry Syp

How Does It Work?

It kills bacteria by preventing the formation of cell wall, which is necessary for their survival.

Directions for Use of Swich 50mg Dry Syp

You should boil and cool water till the mark, and then shake vigorously. You should adjust the volume to the mark by adding water. You should keep it in the refrigerator when not in use.

Interactions of Swich 50mg Dry Syp

Interactions with other medicines

  • If you are taking antacids such as cimetidine and ranitidine, you should consult your physician as they decrease the absorption of the medicine.
  • Combining this medicine with other medicines that decrease renal function may increase the risk of kidney damage.

Interactions with food items

There is no reported interaction of the medicine with food.

Other general Interactions

This medicine will not allow vaccines to work in the body. Hence, immunization should be avoided while on this medicine.

Storage and disposal of Swich 50mg Dry Syp

This medication should be placed in a tightly closed container in the refrigerator. You should keep it out of reach of children. You should dispose of any unused medication after 14 days.

Dosage of Swich 50mg Dry Syp

Overdose

Overdosage may lead to abdominal pain, diarrhoea, headache, nausea, seizures, and vomiting. If you are suffering from these symptoms, please consult your physician.

Missed a Dose

If you missed a dose, you should then take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, you should not take the missed dose and follow your normal schedule. Please do not take a double dose at any point in time.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I use this medicine for viral infections such as cold or cough?

A: Swich 50mg Dry Syp is an antibiotic, which is meant to kill bacteria; hence, it is used to treat bacterial infections. However, it will not have any effect in case of viral infections.

Q: Can I stop medicine once I start feeling better?

A: You should not stop the medicine even if the baby feels better after few doses at it can create resistance to the bacteria.

Q: What are the symptoms of overdose?

  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Seizures

Q: How to use this medicine?

A: You should boil and cool water, and then add water to the mark, followed by vigorous shaking. You should then adjust the volume to the mark by adding water. You should take the exact dosage prescribed by your physician. You should keep it in a refrigerator when not in use.

Q: What are the side effects of this medicine?

  • The side effects of this medicine are vomiting.

Q: How does this medicine work?

A: It kills the bacteria by preventing the formation of cell wall, which is necessary for their survival.
Last Updated on: 11 Oct 2019 | 09:56 PM (IST)

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