Generic Lincocin (Lincomycin)
Lincocin
Lincocin is indicated to treat of serious infections caused by of streptococci, pneumococci, and staphylococci.
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Product Description
Common use

Lincocin is an antibiotic used in treatment only of serious infections due to risk of pseudomembranous colitis. This antibiotic is produced by Streptomyces lincolniensis and inhibits bacterial protein synthesis. It is active against Staphylococcus spp., Streptococcus spp., taphylococcus spp., H. influenzae, Mycoplasma spp., Bacteroides spp., Clostridium perfringens, Clostridium tetani Corynebacterium diphtheriae. Diseases treated by Lincocin include: septicemia, bacterial endocarditis, chronic pneumonia, lung abscess, pleural empyema, osteomyelitis, purulent arthritis, postoperative septic complications, wound infection, infection of skin and soft tissue infections.



Dosage and directions

Take Lincocin on an empty stomach one hour before or two hours after a meal. To avoid a stomach upset it maybe taken with milk, water or food. Do not take a lying positing for 30 minutes after taking this medication. Intake of this medication should be divided by equal intervals to get the best benefit from it. Do not stop or start this medication without your doctor's permission.



Precautions

Blood, kidney or liver functions should be monitored on a regular basis while you are on Lincocin.



Contraindications

Concomitant use with kanamycin, barbiturates, theophylline, calcium gluconate, heparin and magnesium sulfate is contraindicated. Antidiarrheal medications decrease effects of Lincocin. Lincocin increases neuromuscular blockade caused by myorelaxants. This medication also interacts with erythromycin and aminoglycosides.



Possible side effect

The most common side effects are vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, pain in the upper stomach, glossit, stomatitis, changes of transaminase activity, candidiasis of gastroentestinal track while long time on Lincocin, pseudomembranous colitis, allergic reactions (rash, hives, itching, swelling). In case of aggravation of these symptoms, inform your doctor. If diarrhea becomes a problem, do not start treatment with anti-diarrhea medications.



Drug interaction

Transitory side effects such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach upset, headache, dizziness, sore mouth and cramps occur till the organism accustoms to the medication. If adverse reactions worsen or become bothersome seek immediate medical attention.



Missed dose

If you missed a dose take it as soon as you remember. If it almost time of your next dose just skip it and return to your regular schedule. Never double dose this medication.



Overdose

Seek immediate medical attention if chest pain, feeling light-headed, or fainting occur.



Storage

Store at room temperature between 59-77 F (15-25 C) away from light and moisture, kids and pets. Do not use after expiration term.



Disclaimer

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Propecia

Other names used:

  • Finasteride®

Active Ingredients:

  • Finasteride

How does Propecia work and what pharmaceutical group does it belong to?

Therapeutic effect of Propecia(finasteride) is associated with blocking the conversion of testosterone into DHT( dihydrotestosterone) and thus lowers the amount of dihydrotestosterone in the organism. It's considered that DHT is responsible for the developing of male baldness. By decreasing the DHT levels, Propecia helps to stop hair loss. Propecia works only in men and is not approved alopecia in women and children.

Which conditions are treated with Propecia?

Propecia is indicated in male pattern baldness

What should a patient know prior to taking the medication?

Propecia should not be taken:

  • in known hypersensitivity or allergy to any of the medication ingredients.
  • liver diseases
  • in women and children
  • Propecia should be used with caution in prostate gland disease

Which adverse effects may manifest when using the medication?

The most common propecia side effects include: erectile dysfunction, decreased libido, decreased ejaculate amount. In rare cases Propecia may cause acne, weight gain and depression.

It is not necessary that the side effects will manifest in an individual but the possibility still exist. For more information please consult your health care provider.

Which groups of drugs or specific preparations may interact with Propecia?

The drug is affected by the following:

  • Drugs used in prostate gland disease treatment

Tell your doctor about all the herbal preparations as well as prescription drugs that you are currently taking even if they are not on the list.

Important information for the patient:

Propecia is supplied for individual use. Do not use it to treat other conditions not listed in the leaflet. Keep the product out of children reach. Do not reuse any disposable materials if supplied with the preparation.