Medicine : Calthrox

Name:Calthrox
Type:Cream
Manufacturer:Zydus Cadila
Generic Use:Erythromycin , Zinc
Composition:Erythromycin(0.1%W/W) , Zinc(2.5%w/w)
Substitutes:calthrox , calthrox


Generic ( Erythromycin )



Typical use Of Erythromycin :Upper Respiratory Tract Infections. Acute Pneumonia. Vaginitis Due To Chlamydia Trachomatis. Impetigo. Wound And Burn Infections. Infected Eczema. Acne Vulgaris. Sycosis Vulgaris.
Mechanism of action of Erythromycin :Erythromycin Acts By Penetrating The Bacterial Cell Membrane And Reversibly Binding To The 50 S Subunit Of Bacterial Ribosomes Or Near The �P� Or Donor Site So That Binding Of TRNA (transfer RNA) To The Donor Site Is Blocked. Translocation Of Peptides From The �A� Or Acceptor Site To The �P� Or Donor Site Is Prevented, And Subsequent Protein Synthesis Is Inhibited.
Drug Interaction of Erythromycin :Erythromycin Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Acetazolamide (Na), Alcohol, Alprazolam, Amiodarone (HCl), Amlodipine (Besylate), Amprenavir, Artemisinin, Artesunate, Ascorbic Acid, Astemizole, Atorvastatin, Bamifylline, Biperiden (HCl), Bromazepam, Bromocriptine (Mesylate), Buspirone (HCl), Cabergoline,carbamazepine, Cimetidine (HCl), Cisapride. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Erythromycin :Tinnitus, Pseudomembranous Colitis, Urticaria, Hepatitis, Pancreatitis, Stevens Johnson Syndrome, Jaundice, Eosinophilia, Thrombophlebitis, Hepatotoxicity, QT Prolongation, Severe Skin Reactions, Dizziness, Anorexia, Fever, Skin Reactions, Abdominal Pain, Sweating, Maculopapular Rash, Rashes, Pruritus, GI Symptoms, Cramps, Elevation Of Liver Enzymes.

INTERACTIONS OF ERYTHROMYCIN


How Erythromycin will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown No Risk To The Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Erythromycin will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Erythromycin

No Studies Found






Generic ( Zinc )



Typical use Of Zinc :Zinc Is Used To Treat Zinc Deficiency, Which May Result In Slow Growth In Infants And Children, Delayed Sexual Development In Adolescents And Impotence In Men; Hair Loss, Diarrhea, Eye And Skin Sores, Loss Of Appetite, Weight Loss, Problems With Wound Healing, Decreased Ability To Taste Food, And Lower Alertness Levels.
Mechanism of action of Zinc :The Exact Mechanism Of Action Is Not Known. However, Zinc Is Important For Immunity Against Infections. Zinc Is Needed For The Proper Growth And Maintenance Of The Human Body. It Helps Speed Recovery From The Common Cold And Reduces Its Symptoms, And Eye Disease That Gradually Causes Vision Loss.
Drug Interaction of Zinc :Zinc May Interact With Drugs Such As Quinolone (ciprofloxacin) Or Tetracycline Antibiotics (tetracycline), Penicillamine (a Drug Used To Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis), And Thiazide Diuretics (such As Chlorthalidone And Hydrochlorothiazide). Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Zinc :Taking Too Much Of Zinc Above The Recommended Amounts May Cause Urge To Vomit, Vomiting, Loss Of Appetite, Stomach Cramps, Diarrhea, And Headaches. Prolonged Use Of Too Much Zinc May Cause Low Copper Levels, Lower Immunity, And Low Levels Of HDL Cholesterol (the “good” Cholesterol).

INTERACTIONS OF ZINC


How Zinc will impact on Pregnancy ?

There Are No Studies Available Regarding Its Use During Pregnancy. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Zinc will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

There Are No Studies Available Regarding Its Use During Lactation. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Zinc

No Studies Found