Ampikem 250mg Capsule

Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Ampikem 250mg Capsule

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100 capsules in 1 box

Medicine Overview of Ampikem Capsule


Uses of Ampikem Capsule

Ampikem 250mg Capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Side effects of Ampikem Capsule




How to use Ampikem Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Ampikem 250mg Capsule empty stomach.

How Ampikem Capsule works

Ampikem 250mg capsule 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 Ampikem Capsule

Expert advice for Ampikem Capsule

  • 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 Ampikem 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 Ampikem 250mg Capsule
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Ampikem 250mg Capsule 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.
Ampikem 250mg Capsule is safe to use during lactation. Huma
n 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.
Ampikem 250mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Ampikem 250mg Capsule should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ampikem 250mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Ampikem
250mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ampikem 250mg Capsule

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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, Ampikem is light sensitive it should be kept away from sunlight
Ampikem is used for infections caused by anaerobes and listeria. It is not typically used to treat chlamydia
No, Ampikem is not a prodrug
Ampikem is not a cephalosporin
Ampikem can be used to treat strep throat, tooth infection, sore throat, bacterial vaginitis
Ampikem can be taken with paracetamol and Benadryl. Ampikem when taken with ibuprofen may increase the effects of either drug.

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