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Atm 200 MG Syrup

Manufacturer: Indoco Remedies Ltd
Medicine composition: Azithromycin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Atm 200 MG Syrup is an antibiotic used to treat different types of infections caused by a variety of bacteria. It has the advantage of once-daily dosing. This medication is not recommended for use in case of common cold, flu or viral infection since it is active against infections caused by bacteria only. It belongs to a group of Macrolide Antibiotics useful for treating numerous infections caused by bacteria like middle ear infections, traveler’s diarrhoea. Along with other medications it is sometimes used for curing malaria. It is also used to treat number of intestinal infections and sexually transmitted infections.

Atm 200 MG Syrup should not be taken without consulting a doctor. The dosage or how often the medication is taken depends on a person's age, weight, the condition that is being treated, other medical conditions and also how a person reacts to the first dose of the medication. Effect and uses may vary from person to person. Administration of Atm 200 MG Syrup takes place either orally or intravenously with doses once per day. Treatment from Azithromycin is short term and it becomes very risky if not taken as prescribed.

  • Skin And Soft Tissue Infections

  • Community Acquired Pneumonia

  • Ear Infection (Otitis Media)

  • Pharyngitis/Tonsillitis

  • Hypersensitivity

    If a person has a known allergy to Atm 200 MG Syrup then it should be completely avoided.
  • Liver Damage

    It should be avoided if a person is suffering from any type of liver disease.
  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of Atm 200 MG Syrup lasts for an average duration of 2 to 4 days.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of Atm 200 MG Syrup can be observed within 2 to 3 hours of dose administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Atm 200 MG Syrup is not recommended for use by pregnant women unless extremely necessary. Consult your doctor to weigh the risks and benefits of taking it.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Atm 200 MG Syrup is not recommended for the breast feeding mothers unless extremely necessary. Close monitoring of the infant will be required, if taking it at all.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Consult a doctor before taking Atm 200 MG Syrup when consuming alcohol.

  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    The side effects of Atm 200 MG Syrup can be adverse and when facing the same, driving should be completely avoided.

  • Does this affect liver function?

    It should be avoided if the person is suffering from any type of liver disease.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Atm 200 MG Syrup , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the missed dose as soon as possible and avoid taking it if its almost time for the other dose.

  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    A doctor should be consulted immediately if such a situation is suspected.

Atm 200 MG Syrup is a bacteriostatic drug. It inhibits protein synthesis by binding itself to 50S ribosomal subunits of the sensitive micro-organism. It infringes with transpeptidation and translocation and thus inhibits protein synthesis and cell growth.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Alcohol


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


    Suitable dose adjustments may be required when taking along with certain medicines. A doctor should be informed when you are taking Atm 200 MG Syrup with medicines like Atorvastatin, Amiodarone, Pimozide and Aluminium hydroxide/ Magnesium Hydroxide.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Qt Prolongation

    Inform your doctor if you have arrhythmia, any heart disease or drugs that prolong QT interval such as psychiatric drugs, anti-arrhythmic drugs.

    Liver Disease

    Inform your doctor if you have any liver disease and drugs that cause liver damage (Eg: TB drugs, HIV drugs).

    Myasthenia Gravis

    Atm 200 MG Syrup has certain interactions with diseases. A few of the diseases it interacts with are QT Prolongation, Liver disease and Myasthenia Gravis.

  • Interaction with Food


    Information not available.
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