the package insert of the medicine Rovamicina. Therapeutic class of the Antibiotics. Active principles Spiramycin.
Rovamicina is indicated for the treatment of: infections by micro-organisms sensitive to spiramycin, such as those that cause: manifestations ent, broncho lung, skin, genitals (in particular prostáticas), bone and estomatológicas; in certain cases, in the prophylaxis of meningococcal meningitis; in the chemoprophylaxis of the recurrence of Rheumatism Articular Acute in patients allergic to penicillin and in toxoplasmosis in pregnant women.
adult Use – Use oral
When should I not use?
Rovamicina is contra-indicated for individuals with proven hypersensitivity to macrolídios in general, to spiramycin or to other components of the formula.
How to use?
The dosage as indicated is: 4 to 6 tablets a day, divided into 2 or 3 administrations a day.
In the prophylaxis of meningococcal meningitis: 2 tablets every 12 hours.
Only your doctor will be able to indicate the dosing schedule more convenient for your case.
The tablets should be swallowed without chewing, with a glass of liquid.
What are the evils that can cause me?
Tell your doctor the appearance of side effects, any abnormal reaction or manifestation of unusual as: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, allergic manifestations of skin, paraesthesia, transient, liver disorders and hemolysis acute.
Warnings and Precautions
what should I know before using?
Rovamicina in pregnancy and breast feeding: Tell your doctor the occurrence of pregnancy during treatment or after its completion. During therapy with Rovamicina should suspend breastfeeding.
To be effective, this antibiotic should be used regularly, in prescribed doses, as well as during the period of time determined by your doctor.
The disappearance of the fever or all of the other symptoms does not mean that the infection has effectively vanished and that you are completely cured.
If you stop the treatment before its completion, can experience a relapse, and your healing may be delayed and become more difficult. In the same way, to increase the prescribed dose does not speed up the healing. As for a possible impression of fatigue, it is not due to the antibiotic treatment, but the infection itself. The attempt of reducing or suspending your treatment will have no effect on this impression, but it will slow down your healing. So, do not stop treatment without the knowledge of your doctor.
have Been reported very rare cases of hemolysis acute in patients with deficiency of glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase, therefore, the use of spiramycin in these patients is not recommended.
Patients with renal impairment: due to the very low rate of renal elimination of the drug, it is not necessary to make dose adjustment.
Levodopa: inhibition of the absorption of carbidopa with decreased plasma levels of levodopa. Patients should be carefully monitored, and should be performed
dose adjustment of levodopa when needed.