Sunday, February 12, 2017

THIOPHENICOL

THIOPHENICOL

THIOPHENICOL® 250 mg
Thiamphenicol
Please read carefully this notice before taking this medicine. If you have questions, if you have doubts, get more information from your doctor or your pharmacist. Keep this notice; you may need to refer to it again.
Drug identification
Composition Thiamphenicol 250mg Excipients: calcium hydrogenophosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, arabic gum, saccharose, magnesium stearate, methylhydroxypropylcellulose, glycerol,talc, for one coated = tablet. Pharmaceutical form Coated tablet. Presentation Box contains 2 blisters each blister of 8 film tablets Pharmaco-therapeutic class Antibiotic acting on protein synthesis / antibacterial antibiotic I:Anti-infectious
When to use this medicine

Thiophenicol is used to treat certain bacterial respiratory, digestive, urethral and meningeal infections.
If your doctor has informed you about intolerance towards some sugars, you should call him before taking this medicine. When not to use this medicine YOU SHOULD NOT USE this medicine in the following conditions: •Known allergy towards phenicols or to another constituent. •History of bone marrow insufficiency (decrease of blood cells) •Severe renal insufficiency Using this medicine contraindicates breastfeeding. In case of doubt, it is necessary to consult your physician or your pharmacist. Caution for use Inform your treating doctor in case of renal disease or of history of decrease of the number of blood cells. During the treatment you should submit yourself to a regular medical monitoring: this usually includes a complete blood count. This medicine contains saccharose. Its use is not recommended in patients with saccharose intolerance (a rare hereditary disease). In case of doubt, do not hesitate to consult your physician or your pharmacist. Drug interactions and other interactions In order to avoid possible interactions between multiple drugs, you should systematically notify your doctor or your pharmacist about any current treatment. Pregnancy — Breastfeeding Pregnancy: Using this medicine is not recommended during pregnancy, unless advised otherwise by your doctor. If you find out that you were pregnant during treatment, consult your doctor immediately he alone can tailor the treatment to your condition. Breastfeeding: Using this medicine contraindicates breastfeeding due to the passage of the product in the maternal milk. Ask the advice of your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine.
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List of excipients whose knowledge is necessary for safe use in some patients Saccharose
How to use this medicine
Dosage This medicine is Only for adults and children over 6 years. Taking the tablet is contraindicated in less than 6 years because the child can swallow through and choke: There are more suitable pharmaceutical forms. The usual dose is variable depending on the age and the infection to treat. In all cases, you must strictly comply with the prescription and not to modify the dose without medical advice.
Mode and mean of administration This medicine is administered orally.
Unwanted and uncomfortable effects
Like any medicine, this product can , in some persons, lead to more or less uncomforatble effects like a decrease in some blood cells (red cells, white cells et platelets: blood components playing an important role in blood coagula-tion). These effects are reversible when treatment is stopped. Inform your doctor or your pharmacist about any unwanted and uncomfortable effects not mentioned in this leaflet.
Storage
Do not exceed the deadline listed on the outer packaging Store at a temperature not exceeding 30°C in a dry place.
Health education advice
What to know about antibiotics? Antibiotics are efficient in fighting infections due to bacteria. They are not efficient against infections due to virus. Also, your doctor has decided to prescribe you this antibiotic because it is specific to your case and to your present illness. Bacteria are able de survive and to reproduce despite the action of an antibiotic. This phenomenon is called resistance: it inactivates the action of certain antibiotics. Resistance increases by the misuse or the inappropriate use of antibiotics. You may encourage the emergence of resistant bacteria and thus delay your healing or even make your medication inactive if you do not: •Follow the dose •Follow the timing of the dose •Follow the duration of the treatment Therefore, to keep the efficacy of this medicine: 1)Use an antibiotic only when prescribed by your physician 2)Follow strictly your prescription 3)Do not re-use an antibiotic without medical prescription even if you think you are fighting an apparently similar illness 4)Never give your antibiotic to another person; it may no be suitable for his illness 5)Once your treatment is over, return to your pharmacist all boxes which have been started, for a correct and appropri-ate destruction of this medicine.
Keep all medicines out of reach of children
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