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Harmless Plus 25 MG Syrup

Manufacturer: Hi Tec Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Colistin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Harmless Plus 25 MG Syrup is an antibiotic which helps in treating bacterial infections by stopping the growth of bacteria. This is very effective in treating infections of the stomach and the intestine caused by sensitive gram-negative bacteria. It is also used for performing bowel sterilisation before a surgery. During your treatment with this medication, you may experience a few side effects like stomach upset and itching.

Avoid using this medication if you have previously experienced allergies towards any of the ingredients in it or if you suffer from myasthenia gravis (a rare condition where muscle tire very fast), brain toxicity, impaired kidney function or colitis. This medication should not be used during a pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Women who are breastfeeding should use it with caution. Medicines like tacrolimus, vancomycin, ethanol estradiol, streptomycin or live cholera vaccine may interfere with the action of Harmless Plus 25 MG Syrup so make sure your doctor knows if you are taking any other medicines. It is recommended to consume Harmless Plus 25 MG Syrup for the full prescribed duration. Contact your doctor if you see no improvement in your condition.

  • Bowel Sterilization

    Harmless Plus 25 MG Syrup is used for bowel emptying before certain surgical procedures are performed.
  • Gastrointestinal Infections

    Harmless Plus 25 MG Syrup helps in treating infections of the stomach and intestine. It is particularly effective against gram negative bacteria.
  • Allergy

    Harmless Plus 25 MG Syrup is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to colistin or any other medicine belonging to polymyxin antibiotic group.
  • Myasthenia Gravis

    Harmless Plus 25 MG Syrup is not recommended for use in patients suffering from a rare condition where muscle tire very fast.
  • Burning Or Tingling Sensation Of Hands And Feet

  • Visual Disturbances

  • Stomach Discomfort And Cramps

  • Nausea Or Vomiting

  • Weakness In Arms, Hands, Legs Or Feets

  • Severe Difficulty In Breathing

  • Confusion

  • Blood In Urine

  • Skin Irritation

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The time duration for which Harmless Plus 25 MG Syrup remains effective in the body is not clinically established.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The time taken for Harmless Plus 25 MG Syrup to show its effect is subject to variations and is not clinically established.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women should not use Harmless Plus 25 MG Syrup. Consult your doctor and discuss the potential benefits and risks associated with use.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Breastfeeding women should consult doctor before using Harmless Plus 25 MG Syrup. Consult your doctor and discuss the potential benefits and risks associated with use.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, then the missed dose can be skipped.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Contact your doctor if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms may include mental confusion, difficulty in walking, dizziness, skin irritation etc.

Harmless Plus 25 MG Syrup acts as a cationic detergent and disrupts the bacterial cell membrane. This results in oozing out of the cell constituent and lysis of the organism.

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 Disease

    Brain Toxicity

    The injectable form of Harmless Plus 25 MG Syrup should not be used in patients with brain damage, memory problems, anxiety, depression and other mental disorders. Your doctor will determine the best course of treatment after assessing the condition.

    Impaired Kidney Function

    Harmless Plus 25 MG Syrup should be used with caution in patients suffering from a kidney disease. Symptoms of the disease may worsen after the use of colistin. You may need a dose adjustment and more frequent clinical monitoring while using this medicine.

    Colitis

    Use of this medicine may cause severe irritation of the stomach and the intestine. Report any instance of colitis in the past or the present to the doctor. Appropriate diagnostic tests and clinical monitoring are advised before starting the treatment course with this medicine.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

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

    Lab

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Tacrolimus

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may need a dose adjustment and frequent clinical monitoring to safely use these medicines together. Report incidences of loss of appetite, sudden weight gain, and fluid retention to the doctor immediately.

    Vancomycin

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may need a dose adjustment and frequent clinical monitoring to safely use these medicines together. Report incidences of loss of appetite, sudden weight gain, and fluid retention to the doctor immediately.

    Ethinyl Estradiol

    Use of this medicine may make oral contraceptives less effective. This may result in unintended pregnancies. Other methods of contraceptions should be discussed with the doctor before treatment with colistin is initiated.

    Live cholera vaccine

    Report the use of this medicine before taking a live cholera vaccine. Any live vaccine should be taken 14 days after stopping the use of colistin.

    Streptomycin

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may need a dose adjustment and frequent clinical monitoring to safely use these medicines together. Report incidences of hearing or vision loss to the doctor immediately.
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