Rulide product description
Rulide is a medical product, which has been successfully used to treat drug-sensitive infections, including upper and lower respiratory tract infections, skin and soft tissue diseases, urinary tract illnesses (including sexually transmitted infections other than gonorrhea); prevention of meningococcal meningitis(purulent inflammation of the membranes of the brain) in people who could communicate with the patient .
Prior to the appointment of a patient to the Rulide, it is desirable to determine the sensitivity to it of the microflora that caused the disease in this patient. Depending on the individual sensitivity, the dose of the product is determined.
Rulide safety information
First, at the moment of prescribing this medication to patients with diseases of the liver, special care is needed, especially monitoring of liver function and dose adjustment.
When Rulide is prescribed for patients, who have renal insufficiency, as well as for elderly people, it is needed to adjust the dose.
The medicine has a number of limitations, which relate to compatibility with other drugs. The medicine has a number of limitations, which relate to compatibility with other drugs. You have to follow these recommendations unquestionably.
This medication cannot be adviced to the patient, who simultaneously takes ergotamine derivatives and vasoconstrictors since their interaction can lead to the becoming of ergotism (poisoning with ergot alkaloids) and the necrosis of limb tissues.
In addition, Rulide should not be taken in conjunction with bromocriptine and cyclosporine. With the common use of Rulide with bromocriptine, it is possible to increase the concentration of this drug in plasma and enlarge the dopamine toxicity (dyskinesia impaired mobility).
With using of medication both with cyclosporine, its dose is reduced and the kidney function is monitored since it is possible to enlarge the concentration of cyclosporin in the blood (due to the inhibition of its metabolism) and the level of creatinine (the final product of nitrogen metabolism) in the blood.
The medicine is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to macrolide antibiotics and take medications such as ergotamine and dihydroergotamine.
Rulide cannot be prescribed during pregnancy and during breastfeeding, as this can adversely affect the health of the mother and child, because the drug is secreted into the placenta and breast milk.
If the history of the disease indicates the presence of allergies in the patient, Rulide should be used especially carefully and keep them under control.
If you have an allergy, but your doctor does not know about it, you need to tell him about it. In this case, it is undesirable to hide information, as this can harm your health.
Rulide side effects
Rulide can cause some side conditions, if you find that, you should immediately contact your doctor who will either reduce the dose of the drug or remove Rulide from the treatment plan.
Side effects are mainly observed after exceeding the dose of the drug, as well as non-compliance with the rules of admission.
Among the side things can be described as follows: nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, transient increase in phosphate and alkali levels in the body; allergic reactions.