Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S

Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S is an antibacterial drug  used to treat a wide variety of infections such as respiratory infections, skin infections, ear infections, eye infections, STDs.

Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S is chemically composed of Azithromycin.

Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S is taken by mouth as directed by your doctor with food to reduce stomach problems.

Antibiotic prescription must be completed without skipping any dose to avoid bacterial resistance.

Drug Category: Macrolide.

 

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Type

Capsule

Feature

250mg

Unit

'S

Formula

Azithromycin

Composition

Azithromycin 250 mg

Brand

Standpharm Pakistan Pvt Ltd

Prescription Required

Yes

How to use, Side effects, Uses, Formula & Composition

About

Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S belongs to a group of chemicals known as antibiotics and works tirelessly in the body to eliminate illnesses such as chest and throat infections,ear infections in children,pneumonia,sinus infections as well as sexually transmitted illnesses caused by bacterial infiltration in the body.Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S is to be ingested orally (by mouth) once daily or as directed by the doctor.It is advised to have Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S with food if it causes an upset stomach.If Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S is to be taken more than once in a day,the patient is advised to take the doses at the same time each day keeping an 6 or 8-12 hour gap in between each dose.

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day.If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dose time or next day,do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S is to be ingested for a specific number of days determined by the physician depending on the patient’s illness and their response to treatment.It is imperative not to stop Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S earlier than the specified time as that may lead to a return of the infection.

Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S is considered safe enough to be prescribed to children,pregnant and to lactating mothers as well.Certain medications such as antacids tend to reduce the amount of Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S absorbed by the human body as is therefore advised to be ingested a minimum of 2 hours before the intake of Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S.

Indications

Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S can be used to treat:

  • Bacterial infections

How Does Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S Work

Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S belongs to a wide spread chemical group known as antibiotics.Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S works by preventing the growth/multiplication of the bacteria in the human body thus eradicating the infection.

How To Use Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S

Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S is to be ingested orally (by mouth) once daily or as directed by the doctor.It is advised to have Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S with food if it causes an upset stomach.If Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S is to be taken more than once in a day,the patient is advised to take the doses at the same time each day keeping an 6 or 8-12 hour gap in between each dose.

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day.If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dose time or next day,do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S is to be ingested for a specific number of days determined by the physician depending on the patient’s illness and their response to treatment.It is imperative not to stop Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S earlier than the specified time as that may lead to a return of the infection.

Dosage

Adult Dosage

A tablet per day is most commonly prescribed.Dosage can be different for different patients depending upon their illness and any adverse effects felt by the patient.

Child Dosage

Children are usually prescribed a dosage depending on their weight and age.Most commonly a tablet of Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S is the prescribed daily dosage.

Elderly Dosage 

Elderly patients that are susceptible to kidney and liver problems,a lowered dose of Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S may be prescribed under the care and supervision of a physician.

Pregnancy Use And Lactation

Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S may be prescribed to pregnant women only when necessary and under the supervision of a physician.Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S is found in breast milk in trace amounts and is therefore prescribed quite rarely to breastfeeding mothers.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S:

  • Allergy to Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S or any other medicine or food substance 
  • Moderate to severe kidney disease
  • Moderate to severe liver disease
  • Myasthenia gravis 

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S:

  • Heart diseases
  • Family history of heart diseases 
  • Low levels of potassium in the blood
  • Low levels of magnesium in the blood

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S

  • Diuretics 
  • Antacids (prescribed for indigestion)
  • Opioids (pain killer)
  • Ergotamine (migraine medicine)
  • Warfarin (blood thinner)
  • Ciclosporin (immunosuppressant)
  • Colchicine (for gout)
  • Digoxin (heart medication)
  • Rifabutin 
  • Statins 
  • Antidepressants
  • Amlodipine 
  • Anti-diarrheal 
  • Antipsychotics 

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines,Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S has certain side effects which include:

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Fatigue
  • Changes in sense of taste
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headaches 

These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of taking Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S.

Rare Adverse Effects

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt,the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor.

  • Blurred vision
  • Difficulty in hearing
  • Muscle weakness
  • Swallowing difficulties
  • Dark urine
  • Yellowing of eyes and skin
  • Clostridium difficile diarrhea 
  • Oral thrush
  • Yeast infection 

How To Cope With Some Of The Adverse Effects

  • Fatigue- Patients experiencing this adverse effect, are advised to take deep breaths,intake tea or coffee,get a good night’s rest and not to over burden themselves for a few days
  • Stomach upset (nausea,vomiting and/or diarrhoea) -Avoid eating rich or spicy food. It might help to take medication with food.It is important to have plenty of fluids during this time.
  • Headaches- In which case make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Avoid the use of alcohol. Take a prescribed painkiller. Consult your doctor if the headaches last longer than a week or are severe
  • Loss of appetite- having smaller meals at regular meal times or at regular intervals is advised.Patient is asked to snack on healthy and nutritious snacks such as dry fruits throughout the day.

Key Facts About Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S

  • Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S is an antibiotic commonly used to treat bacterial infections that cause sinusitis,chest infections,sexually transmitted illnesses,lyme disease etc.
  • Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S is commonly prescribed to be taken once daily.
  • It is important to have Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S for the proper prescribed time.
  • Common side effects of Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S include- stomach problems and headaches.
  • Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S is safe to be prescribed to children.

FAQs

#1.CAN Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S BE USED IF PATIENT IS HAVING FLU SYMPTOMS?

Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S is not deemed to be effective against viruses as Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S is an antibiotic and therefore works on bacteria to eliminate bacterial infections.

#2.HOW TO STORE Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S?

Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S is to be kept away from the reach of children,in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

#3.WHAT IF I TAKE TOO MUCH OF Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S?

 An extra dose or two of Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S is not known to cause any harm but an excess ingestion of Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S is a cause for concern and should be avoided and immediately reported to the doctor as it may lead to serious side effects such as fainting,breathlessness and irregular heartbeats.

#4.WHAT IF I MISS A DOSE OF Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dosage time or next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

#5.HOW IS Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S SUPPOSED TO BE TAKEN?

Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S is to be ingested orally (by mouth) once daily or as directed by the doctor.It is advised to have Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S with food if it causes an upset stomach.If Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S is to be taken more than once in a day,the patient is advised to take the doses at the same time each day keeping an 6 or 8-12 hour gap in between each dose.

#6.HOW DOES Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S WORK?

Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S belongs to a wide spread chemical group known as antibiotics.Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S works by preventing the growth/multiplication of the bacteria in the human body tus eradicating the infection.

#7.WILL Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S AFFECT MY SEXUAL ACTIVITY?

No,there isn’t sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in libido.

#8.CAN I TAKE Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S DURING MY PREGNANCY?

Yes,Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S is deemed safe to be ingested during pregnancy under the care and supervision of a medical professional.

#9.WHAT ARE COMMON SIDE EFFECTS CAUSED BY Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S?

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Fatigue
  • Changes in sense of taste
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headaches 

#10.WHAT LAB TESTS WILL BE PRESCRIBED WHILE TREATMENT WITH Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S AND HOW OFTEN?

Kidney and liver function tests along with blood tests to keep check on serum potassium levels are advised to be done periodically along with an occasional ECG test to monitor the OT intervals of a beating heart.

#11.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE PAINKILLERS WHILE TAKING Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S?

Yes.Over the counter painkillers such as paracetamol are safe to be ingested along with Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S under the supervision of a doctor.

#12.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S ALONG WITH ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES?

Yes.There is no evidence to suggest that Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S interacts with oral contraceptives.

#13.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE ANTACIDS FOR INDIGESTION ALONG WITH Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S?

No.As certain antacids containing magnesium and/or aluminum may interact with the absorption of Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S by the body and are therefore advised to be ingested a minimum of 2 hours before the intake of Resque 250mg Capsule 6 ‘S.