Ampilox 250 mg/250 mg Injection

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Introduction

Ampilox 250 mg/250 mg Injection is a combination medicine that is used to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the microorganisms to prevent their growth and further spread of the infection.

Ampilox 250 mg/250 mg Injection should only be administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Do not miss any scheduled appointments for taking this medicine. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine.

Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion, etc. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. You must take adequate rest for a faster recovery, also take a healthy diet and drink plenty of water. Your doctor may ask for a few laboratory and diagnostic tests to know the effects of the medicine on your body.

Uses of Ampilox Injection

Benefits of Ampilox Injection

In Bacterial infections

Ampilox 250 mg/250 mg Injection is a medicine that helps to kill the bacteria that cause different infections and treats your infection. This medicine is given by a doctor or nurse into a vein and should not be self-administered. It usually makes you feel better within a few days, but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Ampilox Injection

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 Ampilox

  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Allergic reaction
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Ampilox Injection

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

How Ampilox Injection works

Ampilox 250 mg/250 mg Injection is a combination of two antibiotics: Ampicillin and Dicloxacillin. These antibiotics work by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Ampilox 250 mg/250 mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ampilox 250 mg/250 mg Injection 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ampilox 250 mg/250 mg Injection 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.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Ampilox 250 mg/250 mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ampilox 250 mg/250 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ampilox 250 mg/250 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Ampilox 250 mg/250 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Ampilox 250 mg/250 mg Injection
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Ampilox Paediatric 250 mg/250 mg Injection
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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat bacterial infections.
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Ampilox 250 mg/250 mg Injection may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Stop taking Ampilox 250 mg/250 mg Injection and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

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Patient Concerns

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Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
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I have a wound on my hip and it increased in a day.it is very painful.i am not able to sit,i feel fever and weak I used ampilox tab
Dr. Tapas Kumbhkar
Internal Medicine
CONSULT surgeon for this
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FAQs

Q. How long does Ampilox 250 mg/250 mg Injection takes to work?

Usually, Ampilox 250 mg/250 mg Injection starts working soon after using it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. Can I stop taking Ampilox 250 mg/250 mg Injection when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Ampilox 250 mg/250 mg Injection and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What is Ampilox 250 mg/250 mg Injection used for?

Ampilox 250 mg/250 mg Injection is used to treat patients with bacterial infections. It is a semi-synthetic derivative of the drug penicillin and is used to treat urinary tract and respiratory tract infections, meningitis, gonorrhea and infections of the stomach or intestine.

Q. Can I take Ampilox 250 mg/250 mg Injection if I am allergic to penicillin?

If you have had an allergic reaction to one type of penicillin, you may get allergic to ampicillin or to some cephalosporins, but not necessarily. Make sure you tell your doctor if you are allergic to penicillin.

Q. Which are the medicines which can interact with Ampilox 250 mg/250 mg Injection?

It is usually avoided in patients who are already taking methotrexate. Methotrexate is a medicine used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis and some forms of cancers. Taking these two medicines together can cause some serious side effects.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Ampilox 250 mg/250 mg Injection?

Keep this medicine in the packet or container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References

  1. Medlineplus. Ampicillin Injection. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. ScienceDirect. Dicloxacillin. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019 (online) Available from:External Link
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  4. Drugs.com. Dicloxacillin. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019 (online) Available from:External Link

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