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Aromac 250 MG Tablet

Manufactured bySignova Pharma Pvt. Ltd.
Description

Aromac 250 MG Tablet is a bactericidal antibiotic used for the treatment of various infections caused by bacteria. It is also used in a combination with other medicines for the treatment of Helicobacter pylori infections. This medicine is not recommended for use in case of a common cold, flu, or other viral infections since it is active against infections caused by bacteria only.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Aromac 250 MG Tablet

  • Fever or chills
  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Skin Rash
  • Acid or sour stomach
  • Excessive air or gas in stomach
  • Headache
  • Heartburn
  • Dizziness
  • Lower back pain

Uses of Aromac 250 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Pharyngitis/Tonsilitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Helicobacter pylori Infection
  • Skin and Skin Structure Infection
  • Ear Infection (Otitis Media)
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed within 2 to 3 hours of administration of the dose.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesired side effects such as diarrhea, candidiasis (thrush, diaper rash), etc.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to clarithromycin, any other macrolides, or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.

Hepatic impairment

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of cholestatic jaundice or hepatic impairment caused by the prior use of this medicine. It is also not recommended for use in patients with a history of severe hepatic impairment along with renal impairment due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesired side effects such as diarrhea, candidiasis (thrush, diaper rash), etc.
General warnings

Impaired liver function

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of an impaired liver function due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient.

QT prolongation

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of arrhythmias, heart diseases, and patients who are on medicines that prolong QT intervals such as psychiatric drugs and anti-arrhythmic drugs due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Drug-resistance

Usage of this medicine without sufficient proof or suspicion of a bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing the benefits and even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of development of bacteria that are drug resistant.

Impaired kidney function

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of an impaired kidney function due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Skin reactions

Usage of this medicine is known to cause severe skin reactions such as toxic epidermal necrolysis, drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS), Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS), etc. in rare cases, sometimes with fatal outcomes. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor on priority. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Driving or Operating machinery

Use of this medicine may cause dizziness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience dizziness during treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

The missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is already time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Clonazepam

Amiodarone

Pimozide

Ethinyl Estradiol

Atorvastatin

Digoxin

Carbamazepine

Disease interactions

QT Prolongation

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a known history of arrhythmias, heart diseases, and patients who are on medicines that prolong QT intervals such as psychiatric drugs and anti-arrhythmic drugs. This medicine may further prolong QT intervals in such patients and worsen the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered based on the clinical condition.

Gastrointestinal Diseases

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients having a history of gastrointestinal diseases, particularly colitis, due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Report any incidence of severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, blood in stools, etc. to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Myasthenia Gravis

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of myasthenia gravis due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered based on the clinical condition of the patient.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine with or without food, as directed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by interfering with certain processes that help the bacteria to grow and increase in number.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Macrolides

Schedule

Schedule H

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