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Broadicilin 500 mg Capsule


Overview

Uses of Broadicilin Capsule

Broadicilin Capsule side effects

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

How to use Broadicilin 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. Broadicilin 500 mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

How Broadicilin Capsule works

Broadicilin 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.

Broadicilin Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Broadicilin 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
Broadicilin 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
Broadicilin 500 mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Broadicilin 500 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Broadicilin 500 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Broadicilin 500 mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Broadicilin 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 Broadicilin 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 Broadicilin

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My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
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Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
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it is an antibiotic and is used for treating bacterial infections
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FAQs

Q. Can Broadicilin cause allergic reaction?

Although it is rare but yes, Broadicilin 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 Broadicilin cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Broadicilin 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 Broadicilin takes to work?

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

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

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 Broadicilin when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Broadicilin 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
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Alkem Laboratories Limited, Devashish Building, Alkem House, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013.
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