Sumycin Product Description
Sumycin is a bacteriostatic antibiotic that belongs to the tetracycline group. Sumycin helps keep bacteria in the stationary phase of life cycle, thus preventing their reproduction and destroying the pathogens.
Sumycin tablets are used for management of infections of various etiology and severity, including infections of the respiratory system, soft tissues, urinary tract, eyes, and other organs, tissues, and systems of the body.
Sumycin is effective in treatment of rare and common bacterial infections, including but not limited to: frambesia tropica, anthrax, acute bronchitis, severe form of amebiasis, cholera, clostridial myonecrosis, bubonic plague, field fever, pinkeye, syphilis, pneumonia, and tetanus.
The dosage of antimicrobial agent Sumycin depends on the type and severity of bacterial diseases. The minimum daily dose of Sumycin for adults is 1000 mg divided into four doses. An alternative dosage schedule provides for a single intake of 500 mg Sumycin dose, followed by 250mg every 6 hours. For treatment of severe infections, the daily dosage can be increased to 2500mg of Sumycin divided into five doses.
If you have not taken an assigned dosage of Sumycin, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next dose of the bacteriostatic antibiotic, do not take Sumycin, and do not try to make up for the missed dose with any extra antibiotics.
Duration of Sumycin-treatment may last from a few to 90 days. In order to prevent infection recurrence, Sumycin tablets should be taken at least for 3 days after the infectious disease symptoms disappear.
Bacteriostatic antibiotic Sumycin should be stored at controlled room temperature within 25°C.
Sumycin Safety Information
Sumycin may interact with calcium in the osseous tissues. Long-term application or excessive intake of Sumycin may cause thinning, discoloration and other defects in tooth enamel. If the teeth are being formed at any stage, the bacteriostatic antibiotic should be taken with caution.
Information about infections treatment, contained in the review of Sumycin, is intended for educational purposes only. This information is not meant for using in replacement of medical advice from infectionists or other healthcare specialist. The online pharmacy expressly disclaims any liability for any special or consequential damages, which may be arisen as a result of improper use of the information on the bacteriostatic antibiotic, stipulated in this review of Sumycin.
Sumycin Side Effects
Sumycin, like any other antibiotic is generally well tolerated. Most often, the following undesirable effects are reported to appear during application of bacteriostatic antibiotic Sumycin: nausea, anorexia, vomiting, diarrhea, rash, urticaria, joint pain, discoloration of teeth or glossitis. In rare cases, such undesirable effects can be observed as difficulty swallowing, icterus, nephritis, acute renal failure, hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, neutropaenia, or allergic reactions.