Generic Name: Pylobact Brand Name(s): Generics only. No brands available.

Uses

What is Polybact® used for?

Pylobact® contains Clarithromycin, Omeprazole, and Tinidazole as active ingredients. It works by killing bacteria and reducing the infection; blocking the production of acid in stomach; inhibiting the protein’s production in bacteria to stop the bacterial growth.

Polybact® is commonly used for the treatment of bacterial infections, parasitic infections, blood infections, lungs infections, chest infections, skin infections and other conditions.

How should I take Polybact®?

Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert.

How do I store Polybact®?

Polybact® is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Polybact® in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Polybact® that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.

You should not flush Polybact® down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.

Precautions & warnings

What should I know before using Polybact®?

Before using this drug, consult with your doctor if:

  • You have given live vaccine or antiviral drugs.
  • You are second and third trimester of pregnancy.
  • You are on blood thinning drugs such as warfarin.

Also, while using this drug, you should not:

  • Drink alcohol.
  • Drive or operate heavy machinery.

Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

There isn’t enough information about the safety of using Polybact® during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking Polybact®.

Side effects

What side effects can occur from Polybact® ?

These side effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side effects, especially if they do not go away.

  • Furry tongue
  • Dark colored urine
  • Fever
  • Vertigo
  • Unpleasant metallic taste
  • Nausea

Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Interactions

What drugs may interact with Polybact®?

Polybact® may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.

Does food or alcohol interact with Polybact®?

Polybact® may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.

What health conditions may interact with Polybact®?

Polybact® may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.

Dosage

The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Polybact®.

What is the dose of Polybact® for an adult?

The clinical dosage is specified by the physician.

What is the dose of Polybact® for a child?

The dosage has not been established in pediatric patients. It may be unsafe for your child. It is always important to fully understand the safety of the drug before using. Please consult with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

How is Polybact® available?

Polybact® is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:

  • Capsules; Oral; Omeprazole 20 mg
  • Tablet, Film-Coated; Oral; Clarithromycin 250 mg
  • Tablet, Film-Coated; Oral; Tinidazole 500 mg

What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?

In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of Polybact®, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.

Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

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Review Date: February 18, 2017 | Last Modified: February 18, 2017

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