Humatin Paromomycin Sulfate and/or alternatives

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Humatin 250mg

Manufacturer: ERFA Canada Inc. Source Country : Canada
Shipped from : Canada

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Description of Humatin

Humatin is an antibiotic used to treat various intestinal infections. The generic name of Humatin is Paromomycin. This drug is an Aminoglycoside. You should buy Humatin only if your doctor prescribes it. The medication is to be taken along with food.

Indications & Dosage of Humatin

Humatin is used to treat people with an amoeba infection in their intestines. It can also be used to cure hepatic coma, which is a severely complicated liver disease. Humatin works by killing the organisms that cause intestinal amebiasis.

The dosage of Humatin depends on the age and weight of the patient. Adults and pediatric patients are prescribed Humatin 25-35 mg per kg of weight. The medicine is administered for five to ten days, three times daily. It should be taken with meals along with a full glass of water.

Patients suffering with hepatic coma are recommended to take Humatin 4 g in divided doses. They have to take the medicine for five to six days.

For best results, Humatin should be taken regularly as per the doctor’s instructions. It is recommended that a patient take Humatin with food and a full glass of water. It should be stored at room temperature in a closed container. The drug should be kept away from heat, direct light and moisture. Humatin should never be refrigerated.

Side Effects & Interactions of Humatin

Humatin is known to cause certain side effects in patients. The less serious side effects are mentioned below. If the side effects continue, you must consult your doctor.

  • Heartburn
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal cramps

Other than the above mentioned side effects, Humatin can cause some serious side effects which require immediate medical attention. You should not buy Humatin if you experience any of the below side effects and must consult your physician immediately when they surface.

  • Oily stools
  • Hearing loss
  • Dizziness
  • Roaring sound in the ears
  • Seizures
  • Change in the amount of urine
  • Tingling skin

Humatin may interact with other prescribed or herbal drugs you take. You must inform your doctor about all the medicines you consume so that he/she can monitor the interactions. Your doctor needs to be informed if you take digoxin in particular. It is recommended that you do not start, change or stop any medication without your doctor’s permission.

Warnings & Precautions of Humatin

Patients with these medical conditions must inform their doctors before commencing treatment with Humatin:

  • Kidney disease
  • Intestinal problems like blockage, inflammatory bowel disease and stomach ulcers
  • Liver disease

Humatin should not be used by patients who are allergic to Aminoglycoside antibiotics. If you experience any of the following allergic reactions, contact your physician urgently.

  • Hives
  • Swelling of the mouth, tongue or face
  • Tightness of the chest

Humatin may cause dizziness. You should avoid activities like driving and operating a machine while undergoing treatment with this medicine.

It is yet to be established whether Humatin is harmful for an unborn baby. The effect of it on breastfeeding babies is also unknown. Pregnant and lactating women must talk to their doctors about the side effects of Humatin on their babies. They must buy Humatin only as per their doctor’s consent.

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