YOUR CHILD’S MEDICINE AT A GLANCE
Eltocin 125mg Suspension is an antibiotic medicine that helps treat bacterial infections of the eye, ear, nose, throat, lungs, teeth, skin, and urinary tract. Also given as an alternative therapy to penicillin allergy, Eltocin 125mg Suspension may help treat certain specific infections such as pertussis (whooping cough) and diphtheria.
Prefer giving Eltocin 125mg Suspension on an empty stomach (either 1 hour before or 2 hours after food) as that will enhance the medicine’s absorption. However, if stomach upset occurs, give it with a small amount of food. Eltocin 125mg Suspension is usually given four times a day. Since the dose depends upon the type of infection, its severity, and your child’s age and body weight, make sure to stick to the dose, time, and way prescribed by the doctor.
The usual duration of the treatment is 5 to 10 days, depending upon infection severity and how well your child responds to the treatment. Ensure that your child completes the full prescribed course of the medicine as stopping it abruptly may worsen your child’s condition or increase the risk of reinfection. In case your child vomits within 30 minutes of taking this medicine, help your child calm down and then give the same dose again.
This medicine may have some mild side effects. including nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and stomach pain. These side effects should recede on their own within a few days. However, in case these effects persist or become bothersome for your child, consult your child’s doctor without any delay.
Inform your child’s doctor if your child has a history of allergies, heart problems, liver impairment, or kidney malfunction. Knowing the child’s medical history is critical for dose alterations and for planning your child’s overall treatment.
USES OF ELTOCIN 125MG SUSPENSION IN CHILDREN
- Treatment of Pertussis
- Treatment of Diphtheria
- Treatment of Bacterial infections
BENEFITS OF ELTOCIN 125MG SUSPENSION FOR YOUR CHILD
In Treatment of Pertussis
SIDE EFFECTS OF ELTOCIN 125MG SUSPENSION IN CHILDREN
Common side effects of Eltocin
- Abdominal pain
HOW CAN I GIVE ELTOCIN 125MG SUSPENSION TO MY CHILD?
HOW ELTOCIN SUSPENSION WORKS
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease as the use of this medicine may affect hearing in patients with severe kidney disease.