Rovamycin Forte Tablet

Rovamycin Forte Tablet

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Introduction

Rovamycin Forte Tablet is an antibiotic used to treat a parasitic infection known as Toxoplasmosis in pregnant women. It helps to lower the risk of transmission of toxoplasma infection from the mother to the unborn child. Rarely, it may also be used to treat some other infections.

Rovamycin Forte Tablet should be taken orally on an empty stomach. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

Commonly seen side effects seen with this medicine include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, and diarrhea. These are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects do not resolve or persist for a longer duration.

Regular monitoring of liver function tests (LFT’s) may be required while using this medicine. This medicine is safe to use during pregnancy. However, it will not affect the severity of the disease if the unborn child has already been infected. Inform your doctor if you have any previous history of allergy before taking this medicine.

Uses of Rovamycin Tablet

Side effects of Rovamycin Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Rovamycin

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Allergy

How to use Rovamycin Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Rovamycin Forte Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Rovamycin Tablet works

Rovamycin Forte Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Rovamycin Forte Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.

Pregnancy

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Rovamycin Forte Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Rovamycin Forte Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.

Driving

SAFE
Rovamycin Forte Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.

Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Rovamycin Forte Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Rovamycin Forte Tablet is recommended.

Liver

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Rovamycin Forte Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Rovamycin Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Rovamycin Forte Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.