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Harmless Plus 25 MG Syrup

Harmless Plus 25 MG Syrup

Manufacturer: Hi Tec Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Colistin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Harmless Plus 25 MG Syrup is an antibiotic which treats bacterial infections by stopping the growth of bacteria. It is a very effective medicine to treat 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 medicine, you may experience a few side effects like stomach upset and itching. Serious side effects may include numbness of the arms and legs, confusion, difficulty walking, psychosis, unsteadiness, unexplained fever, seizures, troubled breathing, muscle weakness, dizziness, slurred speech and signs of kidney problems.

You should not take this medicine 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 medicine 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.

Harmless Plus 25 MG Syrup is administered into the body by injecting it into a vein or a muscle as directed by your doctor. For severe gram-ve bacterial infections the usual dosage is 2.5-5 mg/kg/day in 2-4 divided doses. Maximum dose prescribed is 5 mg/kg/day. Your prescription depends on your medical condition and response to treatment. It is recommended to keep taking this medicine for the full prescribed duration. Contact your doctor if you see no improvement in your condition.

Bowel sterilization
This medicine is used for bowel emptying before certain surgical procedures are performed.
Gastrointestinal infections
This medicine is used for the treatment of infections of the stomach and intestine. It is particularly effective against gram negative bacteria.
This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to colistin or any other medicine belonging to polymyxin antibiotic group.
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from a rare condition where muscle tire very fast.
In addition to its intended effect, Harmless Plus 25 MG Syrup may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Burning or tingling sensation of hands and feet Moderate Less Common
Visual disturbances Moderate Less Common
Stomach discomfort and cramps Moderate Rare
Nausea or Vomiting Minor Common
Weakness of arms, hands, legs or feet Moderate Common
Severe difficulty in breathing Major Less Common
Confusion Major Rare
Blood in urine and stools Major Rare
Skin irritation Minor Less Common
How long is the duration of effect?
The time duration for which this medicine remains effective in the body is not clinically established.
What is the onset of action?
The time taken for this medicine to show its effect is subject to variations and is not clinically established.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
This medicine should not be used during a pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. 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?
This medicine should be used with caution by women who are breastfeeding. Consult your doctor and discuss the potential benefits and risks associated with use.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Harmless Plus 25 MG Syrup, and hence can be used as its substitute.
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.
Overdose instructions
Contact your doctor if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms may include mental confusion, difficulty in walking, dizziness, skin irritation etc.
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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 Major
The injectable form of this medicine 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 Major
This medicine 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 Moderate
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 Major
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 Moderate
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 Moderate
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 Major
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 Major
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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