Sparquin 200mg Tablet

Brand Name Sparquin 200mg Tablet
Salt Composition Sparfloxacin (200mg)
Strength 200mg
Product Form Tablet
Pack 10 Tablet(s) in Strip
Storage Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
Category Antibiotic
Country of Origin India
Manufacturer Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Manufacturer/Marketer AddressMercantile Chamber, 3rd Floor, 12, J.N. Heredia Marg, Ballard Estate, Mumbai – 400 001, India
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M.R.P : Rs.148.55    

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    Medical Description of Sparquin 200mg Tablet

    Sparquin 200mg Tablet contain Sparfloxacin 200mg used to treat bacterial infections such as Bronchitis and Pneumonia infection. Sparfloxacin is an antibiotic that helps to inhibit the growth of infection. Mainly this bacterial infection targets the urinary tract, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, and lungs. This medicine is not used for common flu and cold symptoms that occur due to viral infections. This medicine is commonly prescribed for cough and colds caused by bacterial infections.


    Sparquin 200mg Tablet Uses

    It is used in the treatment of the following conditions as bacterial infections such as Bronchitis, pneumonia.


    Sparquin 200mg Tablet Benefits

    Bacterial infections

    Bacterial infection occurs when bacteria enter your body and start multiplying which may cause tissue damage and make you sick. Mostly it is caused by Staphylococcus and Streptococcus organisms. The bacterial diseases are cholera, bacterial meningitis, tetanus, gonorrhea, pneumonia, and syphilis. Symptoms include fever, chills, and sweats, inflamed lymph nodes, headache, diarrhea, abdominal pain

    Acute bronchitis

    It is a viral infection that causes inflammation in the bronchial tubes. It is mostly caused by rhinovirus, adenovirus, influenza A and B, and parainfluenza virus. Symptoms include cough, fatigue, breathing difficulty, fever and chills, and chest discomfort.

    Lower respiratory tract infections

    Infection in the lungs especially in the lower airways Common infections are Bronchiolitis and Pneumonia which are caused by Streptococcus pneumonia. Symptoms include runny nose, dry cough, sore throat, low-grade fever, and headache.

    Pneumonia

    Infection and inflammation to the respiratory air sacs of lungs. It is caused by Streptococcus pneumonia. Symptoms include chest pain, cough, fatigue, fever, shortness of breath, confusion, and diarrhea.


    Sparquin 200mg Tablet Indication

    The Sparquin 200mg Tablet is prescribed in the following indications as Bronchitis, Community-acquired pneumonia.


    Mechanism of action of Sparquin 200mg Tablet

    Sparquin 200mg Tablet contains Sparfloxacin 200mg is a quinolone antibiotic that produces its action by inhibiting the activity of a bacterial enzyme called DNA gyrase and preventing the bacterial cell from reproduction and repairing themselves and killing the bacteria which is responsible for the infection.


    How Sparquin 200mg Tablet works

    Sparquin 200mg Tablet contains Sparfloxacin 200mg is a quinolone antibiotic that produces its action by inhibiting the activity of a bacterial enzyme called DNA gyrase and preventing the bacterial cell from reproduction and repairing themselves and killing the bacteria which is responsible for the infection.


    Sparquin 200mg Tablet Contraindication

    • Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to Sparfloxacin
    • It is contraindicated to use the medicine that may prolong the QT interval
    • The use of Fluoroquinolones associated with some serious adverse reactions includes tendinitis, tendon rupture, peripheral neuropathy, and CNS effects


    Sparquin 200mg Tablet Side Effects

    • Photosensitivity
    • Tendon rupture
    • Thrombocythemia
    • Platelets increased
    • Neutropenia
    • Dizziness
    • Increased transaminases
    • Headache
    • Diarrhea
    • Peripheral neuropathy


    FAQs for Sparquin 200mg Tablet

    • Can the use of Sparquin 200mg Tablet cause diarrhea?

    Yes, the use of this medicine can cause diarrhea because the use of antibiotics kills the harmful bacteria and it also affects the good bacteria in your bacteria. Kindly inform your doctor if you have experienced severe diarrhea

    • What if I do not get better after using the Sparquin 200mg Tablet?

    If you do not feel better after completing the full course of treatment kindly inform your doctor.

    • Can the use of Sparquin 200mg Tablet increase the risk of muscle damage?

    Yes, the use of this medicine may increase the risk of developing muscle damage in the ankle. It can occur in all ages who are taking this medicine. Kindly inform your doctor if you have experienced any muscle pain while you are receiving this treatment.


    Precautions and general warning of Sparquin 200mg Tablet

    Alcohol

    The use of alcohol does not produce harmful effects while you are receiving this treatment. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Driving or operating machinery

    It is considered unsafe to drive while you are receiving this medicine it may affect your ability to drive. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Pregnancy

    The use of this medicine is considered unsafe during pregnancy because it may produce any harmful effects on the fetus. Kindly consult with your doctor

    Breast Feeding

    The use of this medicine should be administered with caution during breastfeeding because it may excrete via breast milk. Kindly consult with your doctor

    Kidney Problem

    The medicine should be used with caution in patients with renal impairment. The use of this medicine required dose modification. Kindly consult with your doctor

    Liver Disease

    Limited information is available regarding the use of this medicine in patients who are having a history of hepatic dysfunctions. Kindly consult with your doctor.


    How to Take Sparquin 200mg Tablet

    Sparquin 200mg Tablet is taken orally with or without food. You should not chew, cut or crush the tablet. Initially start with a low dose and slowly increase the dose once every week. Follow the direction mentioned within the label if you probably did not understand the appliance kindly ask your doctor or pharmacist to elucidate in detail. Do not withdraw the medicine when you feel better kindly complete the course of treatment to avoid reoccurrence.


    Use of Sparquin 200mg Tablet in Adult

    It is considered to be safe to use this medicine in an adult patient if the drug is prescribed by a doctor. Kindly consult with your doctor.


    Use of Sparquin 200mg Tablet in children

    It is considered unsafe to use this medicine for children who are below 18 years old. Kindly consult with your doctor.


    Use of Sparquin 200mg Tablet in Elderly Patients

    Sparquin 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with an elderly age group, which leads to developing further medical problems, leads to worsening the patient's health conditions. Kindly consult with your doctor. Dose modification or replacement is required based on the medical conditions of the patient.


    Other general warnings

    • The use of this medicine may prolong the QT interval and may cause a maculopapular rash
    • Kindly avoid using this medicine if you have peripheral neuropathy
    • It should not be the first drug of choice to pediatrics due to the increased risk for developing adverse effect
    • The use of fluoroquinolones is associated with an increased risk for developing tendinitis and tendon rupture
    • Kindly avoid using fluoroquinolones in patients who are with a history of myasthenia gravis because the use of this medicine may cause muscle weakness
    • The use of this medicine may cause CNS effects to include convulsions, increased intracranial pressure, and toxic psychosis

                   Tendinitis and Tendon rupture (Muscle damage)

    • This medicine causes tendinitis and tendon rupture, which mainly affects your shoulder, hands, ankles, or other joint parts of your body. And muscle damage also occurs usually on the tendons surrounding the muscles. It may experience pain, numbness, or tingling sensations in your muscles. It should be a risk in patients of more than 60 years of age or undergone a transplant of kidney, heart, or lung. If necessary, then needs dose adjustment or replacement

                   Diarrhea

    • This medicine kills the good helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. It leads to worsening the patient’s health condition. Better to take probiotics with this medicine to avoid diarrhea.

                  Antibiotic resistance

    • Finish the complete course of antibiotics even if you feel better. Otherwise, it will lead to Antibiotic resistance (the bacteria may be resistant to antibiotics)


    Talk to your doctor if

    • You have a history of gastrointestinal disease
    • You are not responding to the treatment
    • You have experienced any allergic reaction like rashes and itching


    General instructions

    Sparquin 200mg Tablet contain Sparfloxacin 200mg used to treat bacterial infections such as Bronchitis and Pneumonia infection. Sparfloxacin is an antibiotic that helps to inhibit the growth of infection. Mainly this bacterial infection targets the urinary tract, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, and lungs.


    Drug Interaction of Sparquin 200mg Tablet

    Drug-Drug Interaction

    BCG vaccine live

    The use of this drug is contraindicated because the use of medicine decreases the effect of the BCG vaccine live by pharmacodynamic antagonism

    Aluminum hydroxide

    Use alternative drugs because the use of aluminum hydroxide decreases the effect of Sparfloxacin by inhibiting the GI absorption

    Escitalopram

    Therapy should be administered with caution because the use of escitalopram increase the toxicity of Sparfloxacin by QTc interval

    Estradiol

    Therapy should be administered with caution because the use of Sparfloxacin decreases the effect of estradiol by altering the intestinal flora and it also lowers the risk of contraceptive failure.

    Anti-diabetic drug

    Therapy should be administered with caution because the use of Pefloxacin increases the effect of glimepiride by pharmacodynamic synergism.

    Haloperidol

    It should be administered with caution because the combination of this medicine increases the QTc interval.

    Drug-Food Interaction

    No interaction was found while using this medicine

    Drug-Disease Interaction

    Central nervous system disorders

    Using this medicine is needs caution in patients with seizures, other central nervous system abnormalities, or fits. It causes hallucinations, anxiety, confusion, and restlessness, etc. Inform the doctor, then will do dose adjustment or replacement is needed. If necessary to take this medicine with seizure medications.

    Colitis

    This medicine kills the good helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. This drug should be used caution in patients with gastrointestinal disease, especially colitis (swelling of the colon inner lining). It leads to worsening the patient’s health condition.

    QT prolongation

    This drug should be used with caution in patients with heart-related problems such as irregular heart rate, in which this drug alters the heart rate.

    Kidney diseases

    It should be used with caution in a patient with renal impairment or kidney disease. Then it leads to the risk of kidney damage. Based on the patient clinical condition, adjust the dose accordingly.


    Over Dose

    Take the medicine as directed by the doctor don’t overdose on the medicine. If you have taken an overdose of this medicine immediately meet the doctor and rush to the nearby hospital.


    Missed Dose

    Take the medicine as directed by the doctor. Do not skip the medicine, if you forgot to take the medicine or missed the dose. It is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Don’t take the extra dose take the regular dose immediately. Don’t use the two-dose at one time (Double Dose).


    Storage and Disposal

    • Stored at 10-30°C room temperature.
    • Protect from light and heat.
    • Keep away from children and pets. Otherwise, it becomes toxic to them.
    • Disposed of properly in a suitable bag.


    Fast Tag

    Sparquin 200mg Tablet contain Sparfloxacin 200mg used to treat bacterial infections such as Bronchitis and Pneumonia infection. Sparfloxacin 200mg is a quinolone antibiotic used to treat bacterial infection by preventing the bacteria from reproduction and repairing themselves.

    This medicine is not used for common flu and cold symptoms. And not treat viral infections. This medicine is commonly prescribed for cough and colds caused by bacterial and parasitic infections.

    This medicine is contraindicated to allergic symptoms such as skin rash, itching, swelling and breathing difficulties, tendinitis or tendon rupture, and myasthenia gravis.