GENERIC NAME: SPIRAMYCIN - ORAL CAPSULE (spir-uh-MY-sin)
USES: This medication is an antibiotic used to treat various infections.
HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth as directed. This may be taken with food if stomach upset occurs. For best results, take each dose at evenly spaced intervals. This will ensure a constant level of medication in your blood. Take this medication for the full time prescribed. Do not stop taking this without your doctor's approval. Stopping therapy too soon may result in a reinfection.
SIDE EFFECTS: Indigestion, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or stomach ache may occur. If any of these effects continue or become bothersome, inform your doctor. In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to this drug, seek medical attention immediately. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, dizziness, trouble breathing. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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