Campicillin - 250 mg (Omnipen)

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Ampicillin

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    $16.25
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Campicillin - 250 mg $16.2500New
US Brand NameOmnipen
Strength 250 mg
Generic NameAmpicillin
Manufacturer Cadila
Pharmaceutical FormCapusles

Description

CAMPICILLIN 250mg

Campicillin is used to both treat and stop bacterial infections in ears, nose, throat, skin and urinary tract.


How it works?

This medicine stops the bacteria from growing and thus brings an end to the infection.

 

Important information about Medicine

Ampicillin is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections caused by gram positive bacteria Hinfluenzae Ecoli Proteus Salmonella, shigella strepviridans and pneumococci gonococci.


Dosage information

The doctor would decide on the dosage looking into the severity of infection. Make sure that you take the dose on time and complete the entire course. The medicine needs to be taken empty stomach or at least 2 hours before the meal.


Strengths available

Campicillin is available in two strengths 250mg and 500mg


What if you miss a dose?

Do not skip the dose; take it at regular intervals as directed by the doctor. In case, you miss a dose; take it the moment you remember. Always maintain the time gap suggested by the doctor to prevent any complication from occurring.


What if you overdose?

Never exceed the dose directed by the doctor as the outcome could be fatal. In case, you have taken multiple doses by mistake, get in touch with the local medical facility without any delay. In case you notice symptoms such as loose stools, vomiting or dizziness, visit your nearby health care center for medical attention.


Things to be taken care of

Alert your doctor if you are allergic to any type of penicillin or if you are taking any medicine for diabetes or heart related problems. This medicine is not to be used if you are pregnant as it could cause harm to the baby, the intake is strictly prohibited in first trimester. Even if you are trying to conceive or lactating, refrain from using this medicine unless directed by the doctor. If allergic to cefalexin, cefuroxime or cefaclor, inform this to your doctor.


Side Effects

Side effects of Campicillin are wheezing, tightness of chest, fever, swelling of face, seizures, loose stools, rashes, bleeding, bad cough and upset stomach. Report these symptoms to the doctor immediately as any delay could deteriorate your condition.

 

Interaction with other drugs

Campicillin is known to interact with medicines such as probenecid, allupurinol, warfarin and methotrexate. Do not take this medicine with an herbal supplement or an antacid as this could bring down the absorption rate considerably. In case, you need to take an antacid, maintain a gap of at least 2 hours with the medicine intake. In case, you are taking an oral contraceptive containing oestrogen, inform your doctor about this before you start taking Campicillin.  Avoid intake of alcohol with the medicine as this could lead to sever interactions. 


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