Ampilox C DS 500 mg/500 mg Injection

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Introduction

Ampilox C DS 500 mg/500 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 C DS 500 mg/500 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 C DS Injection

Benefits of Ampilox C DS Injection

In Treatment of Bacterial infections

Ampilox C DS 500 mg/500 mg Injection is a combination of two antibiotics, Ampicillin and Cloxacillin. 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. This medicine 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 C DS 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 C DS

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

How to use Ampilox C DS Injection

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

How Ampilox C DS Injection works

Ampilox C DS 500 mg/500 mg Injection is a combination of two antibiotics: Ampicillin and Cloxacillin. 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
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Ampilox C DS 500 mg/500 mg Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ampilox C DS 500 mg/500 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.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ampilox C DS 500 mg/500 mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Ampilox C DS 500 mg/500 mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ampilox C DS 500 mg/500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ampilox C DS 500 mg/500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advised while taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Ampilox C DS 500 mg/500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ampilox C DS 500 mg/500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advised while taking this medicine.

What if you forget to take Ampilox C DS Injection?

If you miss a dose of Ampilox C DS 500 mg/500 mg Injection, 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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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 C DS 500 mg/500 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 C DS 500 mg/500 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.

Fact Box

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Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Patient concerns

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FAQs

Q. How long does Ampilox C DS 500 mg/500 mg Injection takes to work?

Usually, Ampilox C DS 500 mg/500 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 C DS 500 mg/500 mg Injection when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Ampilox C DS 500 mg/500 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 C DS 500 mg/500 mg Injection used for?

Ampilox C DS 500 mg/500 mg Injection is used to treat patients with bacterial infections. It is a semi-synthetic derivative of the drug penicillin. It is used to treat urinary tract and respiratory tract infections, meningitis, gonorrhea and infections of the stomach or intestine.

Q. Which medicines should be avoided while taking Ampilox C DS 500 mg/500 mg Injection?

Ampilox C DS 500 mg/500 mg Injection should be avoided with methotrexate which is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis and some forms of cancer. This is because combining the two medications can cause some serious side effects.

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References

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Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: December, 2021

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