DRUGS & SUPPLEMENTS
Polycin is an antibacterial cream or solution that acts by destroying bacteria and preventing their growth at the site of skin burns that have developed bacterial infections, or in the case of skin grafts that have become infected. This medicine may also be used as a prophylactic agent, in order to prevent such infections from occurring.
Your examining health care professional may prescribe Polycin if you are suffering from infected skin burns or in the case of infections at the site of skin grafts. Polycin may also be prescribed to prevent such infections, if you have recently undergone skin grafting operations or if you have suffered burns. There may be other situations in which this medicine may be prescribed, that are not listed here. If you would like to obtain further information regarding why you have been prescribed a treatment with this medicine, it is advised that you consult your prescribing health care professional.
It is recommended that you use Polycin exactly as prescribed, and that you do not exceed the recommended dosage for each application. You should check with your personal health care professional if your general health condition and medical history allow you to start a treatment with this drug, as some medical conditions may prevent you from undergoing Polycin therapy. In the case of pregnant women or nursing mothers, special care must be taken as it is not known whether this medicine is safe to use in such situations, and the prescribing health care professional must weigh the benefits that may be obtained from the therapy against the possible risks.
Polycin intake guidelines
It is highly advised that you closely follow the Polycin administration guidelines that your prescribing health care professional has provided you. Before applying the medicine, the affected area must be washed and completely dried. Using a small dose of the medicine, gently massage it into the affected area and the surrounding skin until it forms a thin layer evenly distributed over the area. After applying the medicine, thoroughly wash your hands. You should store this medicine away from the reach of children, in a cupboard or drawer at room temperature, safely away from sunlight and from any heat source.
You should always use the Polycin dosage that has been recommended by your prescribing health care professional. The dosage may vary from one case to another, depending on the particularities of the case, so it is advised that you never use the medication dosage that has been prescribed to a different patient. If no dosage is provided, you should use a small quantity of the medicine, just enough to ensure that the affected area is completely covered with a thin layer of medicine. If you would like to obtain more information on the Polycin recommended dosage, it is advised to ask a pharmacist, a doctor or a nurse.
It is highly advised that you never exceed the medication dosage that your personal health care professional has prescribed you. If you have reasons to believe that you are affected by an overdose with Polycin, you should immediately contact your personal health care provider or go to the nearest hospital in order to seek emergency medical attention. At this time, it is not known what the exact symptoms of an overdose with this drug are.
It is highly advised that you avoid ingesting any quantity of Polycin. As such, you should always wash your hands thoroughly after every application of the medicine.
Polycin missed dose
Patients undergoing treatment with Polycin are advised to apply the medication at around the same time every day, in order to avoid missing any medication applications. However, if you do miss a dose, it is advised to apply it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for another Polycin application, you should completely skip the missed dose and carry on with your regular application schedule. You should never attempt to double a dose in order to make up for a missed dose unless your examining health care professional specifically instructs you to do so.
Polycin side effects
As with all medication, in some cases Polycin may cause some side effects. Typically, the side effects are mild and will pass within a few days as soon as the organism becomes adjusted to the medication. However, if for any reason the symptoms worsen or persist, you should contact your personal health care provider in order to further investigate the situation and decide upon a course of action to be taken.
In some cases, allergic reactions to Polycin or any of its ingredients may appear. If you experience any symptoms such as rashes, redness or itching in the affected area, you should immediately contact your personal physician. In such cases therapy with this drug may need to be ceased.
Other Polycin side effects may appear as well. If you experience any unwanted and / or unpleasant symptoms, you should immediately consult with your health care provider.
Polycin drug reactions
At this time, there are no known drug reactions between Polycin and other medications. However, before starting therapy with this medication, you should consult with your prescribing health care professional and inform him or her about any other drugs and medications that you are currently taking, as well as of any nutritive supplements, minerals and vitamins you are taking. Also, you should tell the doctor if you frequently consume alcoholic or caffeinated drinks, if you smoke or use illegal drugs as these may interact with this medication and affect your Polycin therapy.
Polycin pharmaceutical active ingredients containing related brand and generic drugs:
Active ingredient is the part of the drug or medicine which is biologically active. This portion of the drug is responsible for the main action of the drug which is intended to cure or reduce the symptom or disease. The other portions of the drug which are inactive are called excipients; there role is to act as vehicle or binder. In contrast to active ingredient, the inactive ingredient's role is not significant in the cure or treatment of the disease. There can be one or more active ingredients in a drug.
Polycin available forms, composition, doses:
Form of the medicine is the form in which the medicine is marketed in the market, for example, a medicine X can be in the form of capsule or the form of chewable tablet or the form of tablet. Sometimes same medicine can be available as injection form. Each medicine cannot be in all forms but can be marketed in 1, 2, or 3 forms which the pharmaceutical company decided based on various background research results.
Composition is the list of ingredients which combinedly form a medicine. Both active ingredients and inactive ingredients form the composition. The active ingredient gives the desired therapeutic effect whereas the inactive ingredient helps in making the medicine stable.
Doses are various strengths of the medicine like 10mg, 20mg, 30mg and so on. Each medicine comes in various doses which is decided by the manufacturer, that is, pharmaceutical company. The dose is decided on the severity of the symptom or disease.
Polycin destination | category:
Destination is defined as the organism to which the drug or medicine is targeted. For most of the drugs what we discuss, human is the drug destination.
Drug category can be defined as major classification of the drug. For example, an antihistaminic or an antipyretic or anti anginal or pain killer, anti-inflammatory or so.
Polycin Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical codes:
A medicine is classified depending on the organ or system it acts [Anatomical], based on what result it gives on what disease, symptom [Therapeutical], based on chemical composition [Chemical]. It is called as ATC code. The code is based on Active ingredients of the medicine. A medicine can have different codes as sometimes it acts on different organs for different indications. Same way, different brands with same active ingredients and same indications can have same ATC code.
Polycin pharmaceutical companies:
Pharmaceutical companies are drug manufacturing companies that help in complete development of the drug from the background research to formation, clinical trials, release of the drug into the market and marketing of the drug.
Researchers are the persons who are responsible for the scientific research and is responsible for all the background clinical trials that resulted in the development of the drug.
Frequently asked QuestionsCan i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Polycin?
Depending on the reaction of the Polycin after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Polycin not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.Is Polycin addictive or habit forming?
Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.
Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.
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The information was verified by Dr. Arunabha Ray, MD Pharmacology