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AMPISYN 500 MG CAPSULE

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Ampisyn Capsule

Ampisyn Capsule side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Allergic reaction
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Ampisyn 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. AMPISYN 500 MG CAPSULE is to be taken empty stomach.

How Ampisyn Capsule works

AMPISYN 500 MG CAPSULE is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Ampisyn Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
AMPISYN 500 MG CAPSULE is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
AMPISYN 500 MG CAPSULE is safe to use during lactation. Human 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.
Driving
SAFE
AMPISYN 500 MG CAPSULE does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
AMPISYN 500 MG CAPSULE should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of AMPISYN 500 MG CAPSULE may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of AMPISYN 500 MG CAPSULE in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • AMPISYN 500 MG CAPSULE is used to treat infections caused by bacteria.
  • Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.
  • 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 AMPISYN 500 MG CAPSULE may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Stop taking this medicine and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ampisyn

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Kya fever main cefixime 50 mg dry syrup de sakte haiKitna ml dena hota hai
Dr. Amit Modi
Child Specialist
Hello, Cefixime is a third generation cephalosporin, an antibiotic used in specific bacterial infections. For fever you must use antipyretics like paracetamol to decrease the temperature. Antibiotic is only to be started if bacterial infection is suspected. Do visit a pediatrician for clinical examination of your child.
I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Infertility
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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FAQs

Q. Can Ampisyn cause allergic reaction?

Although it is rare but yes, Ampisyn can cause allergic reaction and is harmful in patients with known allergy to penicillins. Get emergency medical help if you have any of the signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Q. Can the use of Ampisyn cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Ampisyn can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic and it kills the harmful bacteria, however, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Ampisyn takes to work?

Usually, Ampisyn starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take around 2-3 days to make you feel better while taking Ampisyn.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Ampisyn?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Ampisyn when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Ampisyn and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared.

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References
  1. Petri WA Jr. Penicillins, Cephalosporins, and Other β -Lactam Antibiotics. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. pp. 1487-90.
  2. Chambers HF, Deck DH. Beta-Lactam and Other Cell Wall- & Membrane-Active Antibiotics. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. p. 780.
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