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Truclar 125mg Dry Syp

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By IND SWIFT LABORATORIES LTD
30ml Dry Syrup in Bottle

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Clarithromycin(125.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Truclar Dry Syrup is an antibiotic that is used to treat bacterial infections like pneumonia, bronchitis (inflammation of the airways) and infections of the ears, sinuses, skin and throat. It contains...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
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    FAQs
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uses

Uses of Truclar 125mg Dry Syp

Truclar Dry Syrup is used to treat various bacterial infections like lungs, airways, ear, skin and soft tissue infection.
contraindications

Contraindications of Truclar 125mg Dry Syp

  • If you are allergic to Clarithromycin, the active ingredient in Truclar Dry Syrup or other medicines of class macrolides antibiotics (Azithromycin, Fidoximycin and Erythromycin).
  • If you have severe liver disease alone or in combination with severe kidney disease.
  • If you have a condition of low potassium levels (hypokalaemia).
  • If you are on certain medicines such as medicine for allergy, heartburn, mood disorder, for certain heart conditions, migraine, gout and medicines for the treatment of high cholesterol.
  • If you are suffering from a disorder of irregular heartbeats (arrhythmia) and/or other heart rhythm disorders like QT prolongation.
sideEffects

Side effects of Truclar 125mg Dry Syp

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Indigestion
  • Headache
  • Skin rash
  • Taste disturbances
  • Insomnia
  • Changes in liver enzymes
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Truclar 125mg Dry Syp

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Truclar Dry Syrup during pregnancy?
A:
It is not recommended to use Truclar Dry Syrup during pregnancy, especially during the first 3 months as it may be life-threatening for the developing baby. It is recommended that you should consult your doctor before using this medicine.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Truclar Dry Syrup while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not recommended to take Truclar Dry Syrup when you are breastfeeding your newborn, as Clarithromycin is known to pass into the breastmilk and cause loose motions and fungal infections to various tissues (mucous membranes) to the newborn.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Truclar Dry Syrup?
A:
Truclar Dry Syrup does not affect your ability to drive. Nonetheless, if you are feeling dizzy or disoriented after taking this medicine, it is recommended that you should avoid driving until you feel better.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Truclar Dry Syrup?
A:
Alcohol is not known to reduce the effectiveness of Truclar Dry Syrup. However, if you feel drowsy, dizzy or disoriented after taking this medicine, it is recommended that you avoid consuming alcohol.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • You are getting operated or are planning to get operated.
  • You are suffering from any kidney, liver or heart-related disease.
  • You experience loose motions on taking Truclar Dry Syrup.
  • You are suffering from low levels of magnesium (hypomagnesaemia), low levels of potassium (hypokalaemia).
  • You are suffering from community-acquired pneumonia (studies suggest that the bacteria causing this condition is resistant to macrolide antibiotics).
  • You are suffering from a severe allergic reaction on taking the medicine.
  • You are suffering from a condition known as Myasthenia gravis (a rare neuromuscular disorder that weakens the skeletal muscles).
  • You are diabetic and taking oral hypoglycaemic agents and/or insulin as Clarithromycin may decrease the blood sugar.
  • You have impaired carbohydrate mechanism (fructose intolerance, glucose-galactose malabsorption or sucrase-isomaltase insufficiency).
  • In case of concomitant administration of Clarithromycin with other medicines that damage the ear (ototoxic medicines), especially with aminoglycosides, monitoring of sensory and hearing function of th...
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modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Truclar 125mg Dry Syp

How Does It Work?

Clarithromycin is the active ingredient in Truclar Dry Syrup, it belongs to the class of antibiotics used against bacterial infections. Clarithromycin works by inhibiting the protein synthesis in the ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Truclar 125mg Dry Syp

  • Take Truclar Dry Syrup as directed by your doctor.
  • For reconstitution add boiled and cooled water, slightly below the mark on the bottle or as suggested by the doctor.
  • Shake it well and make the volume up to the given mark on the bottle.
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon or dropper for the exact quantity.
  • Reconstituted solutions should be used within the duration mentioned in the bottle.
interactions

Interactions of Truclar 125mg Dry Syp

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Truclar Dry Syrup works or this medicine 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 interactions.
  • Concomitant use of Truclar Dry Syrup with medicines like antiallergic medicine (astemizole and terfenadine), medicines used to treat heartburn (cisapride), medicines used to treat mood disorder (pimoz...
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  • Truclar Dry Syrup should not be given to patients taking medicine for migraine (Ergotamine/dihydroergotamine) as there is an increased risk of ergot toxicity which has symptoms like reduced oxygen and...
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  • Clarithromycin when used along with quinidine or disopyramide (medicines used to treat irregular heart rhythm) is known to cause heart rhythm related issues.
  • You are on cholesterol-lowering medicines (statins) as concomitant use of Clarithromycin with lovastatin or simvastatin is contraindicated. Caution should be exercised when prescribing Clarithromycin ...
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  • Treatment with Clarithromycin in patients already receiving any of the agents that suppress the immunity such as, cyclosporin, tacrolimus or sirolimus should be done with caution, as concurrent treatm...
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  • Use of clarithromycin along with blood thinners like warfarin should be done with caution as concomitant use may lead to increasing the side effects of warfarin.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Truclar 125mg Dry Syp

  • Store Truclar Dry Syrup at room temperature, in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Truclar 125mg Dry Syp

Overdose

If you have taken too much of Truclar Dry Syrup, contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately. You may experience symptoms like stomach pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea on ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Truclar Dry Syrup, take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule. Make sure...
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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: Can Truclar Dry Syrup be taken for urinary tract infections?

A: No, Truclar Dry Syrup belongs to the class of antibiotics. This medicine should be used only for the condition that it has been prescribed for. Antibiotics should not be used without consulting a doctor as they may lead to a phenomenon known as 'Antibiotic resistance'. The development of this phenomenon may lead to the ineffectiveness of the treatment. Hence, it is recommended to avoid using this medicine without consulting a doctor.

Q: Does Truclar Dry Syrup make you feel tired?

A: Truclar Dry Syrup generally causes stomach ache, nausea, vomiting, indigestion, headache and diarrhoea. Fatigue, dizziness and drowsiness is not a reported side effect. Nevertheless, every individual has a varied physiological response to any medicine. Thus, consult your doctor before use.

Q: Can Truclar Dry Syrup be used during pregnancy?

A: No, it is not recommended for use during pregnancy. It is known to have life-threatening effects for the developing baby, especially in the first 3 months. Please consult your doctor before using it.

Q: Can Truclar Dry Syrup clear my cough and cold?

A: This medicine should not be used for cough and cold unless it is prescribed by the doctor. Truclar Dry Syrup is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections like pneumonia, inflammation to the airways, infection to the skin, ears, sinuses and throat. If there is a need for an antibiotic for cough and cold, it will be prescribed by your doctor. It is recommended to avoid self-medication.

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ContainsClarithromycin(125.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsNausea, diarrhoea, vomiting, headache
Last Updated on: 05 Jun 2021 | 02:17 PM (IST)
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