Ampilong DS 500 mg/500 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Ampilong DS 500 mg/500 mg Tablet

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Uses of Ampicillin

Ampicillin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Ampicillin

Common

Rash.

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How to use Ampicillin

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.

How Ampilong DS 500 mg/500 mg Tablet works

Ampicillin 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.
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Uses of Probenecid

Probenecid is used in the treatment of gout.
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Side effects of Probenecid

Common

Hypersensitivity reaction, Gastrointestinal irritation.

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How to use Probenecid

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.

How Ampilong DS 500 mg/500 mg Tablet works

Probenecid decreases the uric acid levels in the blood by increasing its excretion in urine.

In Depth Information on Ampilong DS 500 mg/500 mg Tablet

Expert advice for Ampicillin

  • 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 Ampicillin and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Expert advice for Probenecid

  • Do not use probenecid along with salicylates like aspirin.
  • You may be prescribed colchicine or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent (NSAID, pain killer) to prevent severe gouty attacks during the first 6 to 12 months of probenecid therapy.
  • Consult your doctor before starting probenecid treatment if you have or ever had kidney stones, any other kidney disorder, ulcers in the stomach and small intestine (peptic ulcers),diabetes, severe liver disorders, blood disorders or glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency.
  • Inform your doctor about any scheduled surgery for which you would be receiving anesthetics.
  • You should take adequate water or fluids while taking probenecid to prevent kidney stones.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Take precautions while driving or operating machinery, as probenecid is known to cause dizziness.
Warnings
Special precautions for Ampilong DS 500 mg/500 mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Ampilong DS 500 mg/500 mg Tablet is probably safe to use dur
ing lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Ampilong DS 500 mg/500 mg Tablet alt
ers the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Ampilong DS 500 mg/500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ampilong DS 500 mg/500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Ampilong DS 500 mg/500 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Ampilon
g DS 500 mg/500 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ampilong DS 500 mg/500 mg Tablet

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
Q. Is Ampicillin light-sensitive?
Yes, Ampicillin is light sensitive it should be kept away from sunlight
Q. Does Ampicillin cover anaerobes, listeria?
Ampicillin is used for infections caused by anaerobes and listeria. It is not typically used to treat chlamydia
Q. Is Ampicillin/Megapen a prodrug?
No, Ampicillin is not a prodrug
Q. Is Ampicillin a cephalosporin?
Ampicillin is not a cephalosporin
Q. Can I take Ampicillin for strep throat, tooth infection, sore throat, chlamydial and bacterial vaginitis?
Ampicillin can be used to treat strep throat, tooth infection, sore throat, bacterial vaginitis
Q. Can I take Ampicillin with Advil (ibuprofen), Tylenol (paracetamol) and Benadryl?
Ampicillin can be taken with paracetamol and Benadryl. Ampicillin when taken with ibuprofen may increase the effects of either drug.
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Frequently asked questions for Probenecid

Q. Is probenecid an NSAID/ antibiotic/ sulfa drug/ diuretic?
No. Probenecid belongs to a class of medications called uricosuric agents and is used to reduce high levels of uric acid in the body and to prevent and treat gout and gouty arthritis. It has no anti-inflammatory effect like NSAIDs or activity against infections like antibiotics or sulfa drugs. It is only used in combination with antibiotics (e.g. penicillin, ampicillin, amoxicillin etc.) to prolong their effect during infection. It has no effect on increasing urine output and is not a diuretic
Q. Probenecid is combined with penicillin/ why is probenecid given with penicillin/ how does probenecid work with penicillin/ how does probenecid increase penicillin/ what effect does probenecid have on penicillin?
In certain cases of serious infections (e.g. gonorrhea or neurosyphillis) probenecid may be prescribed along with antibiotics like penicillin to prolong the effect of the antibiotics given by any route. Probenecid inhibits the elimination (excretion from blood into the urine) of certain antibiotics like penicillin by the kidneys thereby delaying its excretion and increasing concentration in the blood
Q. What is Probenecid used for?
Probenecid is a uricosuric agent and is used to reduce high levels of uric acid in the body and to prevent and treat gout and gouty arthritis (pain and inflammation of small joints due to deposition of uric acid in the joint). It is also used to prolong the effect of antibiotics (e.g. penicillin)
Q. Does Probenecid cause kidney stones?
Yes. Kidney stones are among the known side effects of Probenecid treatment.
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Substitutes for Ampilong DS

No substitutes found for this medicine
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