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CAMPICILLIN 500mg Capsule

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CAMPICILLIN 500mg Capsule 10’s

Campicillin 500

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Campicillin 500

ABOUT THE DRUG:

The active ingredient of the drug is Ampicillin. The medicine is used to treat several types of infections.

USES OF THE DRUG:

The medicine is mainly used in treating infection of the bladder, ear, gonorrhea, pneumonia, Salmonella and E. Coli. The medicine may be used for other purposes as well.

WORKING OF THE DRUG:

It is an antibiotic drug that belongs to the group of antibiotics called penicillin. It is used in treating bacterial infection. It will not work on viral infection. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.

MANUFACTURER:

The manufacturer of Campicilin – 500 mg is Nicholas Piramal (India). You can purchase Campicilin – 500 mg online also.

DOSAGE FORM AND STRENGTHS:

This drug is available in the tablet form in the following strength

Campicilin 500 mg
Campicillin plus 500 500 mg
Campicilin 250 mg
Megapin 250 + 250 mg

DO NOT TAKE THE DRUG IF YOU:

Are allergic to the main ingredient of the drug or to any other ingredients.

TELL YOUR DOCTOR IF YOU:

Have kidney or liver disease
Have you have asthma
Have a bleeding or blood clotting disorder
Have a history of any type of allergy
Are pregnant, planning to be pregnant or breast feeding your baby
Are allergic to any medicine especially to cephalosporin antibiotics such as Cephalexin, Cefaclor, Cefuroxime Axetil, Cefadroxil and so on.

HOW MUCH TO TAKE THE DRUG?

The recommended dose of the medicine depends on several factors such as age, weight, severity of condition, response to treatment, drug interaction and so on. The medicine is usually prescribed to be taken 4 times a day every 6 hours or as per the instruction of your doctor

HOW TO TAKE THE DRUG?

The medicine is to be taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor. It is to be taken by mouth with the help of a glass of water. It is best to take the medicine on an empty stomach usually one hour before or 2 hours after the meal time. You need to drink lot of fluids while using the medicine.

FOR HOW LONG TO TAKE IT?

The medicine is to be taken for the entire prescribed period of time and should not be stopped in between as it may lead to adverse effect in the body.

OVERDOSE:

Overdose of the medicine can cause several side effects such as stomach pain, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, skin rash, drowsiness and hyperactivity. In case of overdose of the medicine you must get in touch with your doctor as soon as you can.

MISS DOSE:

In case of missed dose you must take the medicine as soon as you remember provided there is sufficient gap between two doses. Never double dose to compensate for the missed dose. Taking the medicine at the same time each day can minimise the missing of any dose.

SIDE EFFECTS OF CAMPICILLIN 500MG:

COMMON

• Vomiting
• Nausea
• Diarrhoea

SERIOUS

• Severe stomach/abdominal pain
• Persistent nausea/vomiting
• Yellowing eyes/skin
• Fever, persistent sore throat
• Bruising/bleeding
• Unusual tiredness

COMMON DRUG INTERACTIONS:

There are certain medicines which may interact with Ampicillin and increase or decrease the working of the medicine. Such medicines should not be taken together as there are chances of side effects. You must keep a list of the medicines that you are taking currently and also the name of the medicines that you are allergic to and provide it to your doctor so that he can check for possible drug interaction.
Do not share the medicine with anyone even if the person is suffering from the same symptoms.
Use the medicine only for the purpose specified and not for any other purpose.
Store the medicine in a cool and dry pace away from heat, light and moisture.
You must complete the dose of antibiotic as not completing the course can cause a drug resistant infection which is difficult to treat with common antibiotics.
Elderly person must exercise caution while taking the medicine.
Even if the symptoms disappear after taking the medicine for some time, continue to take the medicine for the entire prescribed period of time. Stopping to take the medicine may cause the bacteria to grow again. Hence, chances of relapse of the infection are there.

PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Campicillin 500 Capsule is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. It is effective in infections of the throat, ear, nasal sinuses, respiratory tract (e.g., pneumonia), urinary tract, skin and soft tissue, and typhoid fever.

Campicillin 500 Capsule is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that fights and stops the growth of many types of bacteria. This medicine should be taken on an empty stomach. Use it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you to remember to take it. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening. The total duration of treatment and precise dosage will be decided by your doctor, depending on the type of infection that you have and how well you respond to the medication.

Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you are allergic to penicillin or any penicillin-type of medicine. Rash, vomiting, allergic reactions, nausea, and diarrhea may be seen as side effects in some patients. These are temporary and usually resolve quickly. Consult your doctor if any of these side effects persist or if your condition worsens. This medicine is generally regarded as safe to use during pregnancy if used under a doctor’s supervision.

USES OF CAMPICILLIN CAPSULE

  • Bacterial infections

BENEFITS OF CAMPICILLIN CAPSULE

In Bacterial infections

Campicillin 500 Capsule is an antibiotic medicine that works by killing the infection causing bacteria in your body. It is effective for bacterial infections of the throat, ears, urinary tract, skin, soft tissues and typhoid fever. This medicine usually makes you feel better within a few days, but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.

SIDE EFFECTS OF CAMPICILLIN CAPSULE

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Campicillin

  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Allergic reaction
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

HOW TO USE CAMPICILLIN CAPSULE

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Campicillin 500 Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

HOW CAMPICILLIN CAPSULE WORKS

Campicillin 500 Capsule is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

SAFETY ADVICE

warnings

Alcohol

SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Campicillin 500 Capsule does not cause any harmful side effects.
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Pregnancy

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Campicillin 500 Capsule is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
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Breast feeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Campicillin 500 Capsule is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
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Driving

SAFE
Campicillin 500 Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney

CAUTION
Campicillin 500 Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Campicillin 500 Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Campicillin 500 Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE CAMPICILLIN CAPSULE?

If you miss a dose of Campicillin 500 Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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