Ampicad 500mg Injection

Zydus Cadila

Composition for Ampicad 500mg Injection

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Primarily used for

3 ml in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Ampicad Injection


Uses of Ampicad Injection

Ampicad 500mg Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Side effects of Ampicad Injection




How to use Ampicad Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Ampicad Injection works

Ampicad 500mg injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.

In Depth Information on Ampicad Injection

Expert advice for Ampicad Injection

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better. 
  • It is better to take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Discontinue Ampicad and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
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Special precautions for Ampicad 500mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Ampicad 500mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Ampicad 500mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. Hu
man studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Ampicad 500mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Ampicad 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patie
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ampicad 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Ampicad
500mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ampicad 500mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Ampicillin

Q. Is ampicillin and amoxicillin the same?
Ampicillin and amoxicillin belongs to the same group of penicillin antibiotics, but differ slightly in their uses
Yes, Ampicad is light sensitive it should be kept away from sunlight
Ampicad is used for infections caused by anaerobes and listeria. It is not typically used to treat chlamydia
No, Ampicad is not a prodrug
Ampicad is not a cephalosporin
Ampicad can be used to treat strep throat, tooth infection, sore throat, bacterial vaginitis
Ampicad can be taken with paracetamol and Benadryl. Ampicad when taken with ibuprofen may increase the effects of either drug.

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