Gercillin 250mg Capsule

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Gercillin 250mg Capsule

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Primarily used for

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₹1.31/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Gercillin Capsule

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Uses of Gercillin Capsule

Gercillin 250mg Capsule is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Gercillin Capsule

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How to use Gercillin 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. It is better to take Gercillin 250mg Capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Gercillin Capsule works

Gercillin 250mg capsule is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

In Depth Information on Gercillin Capsule

Expert advice for Gercillin Capsule

  • Do not take ampicillin with food or milk.
  • Do not start or continue the ampicillin suspension/capsule and consult your doctor if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to ampicillin, penicillin, cephalosporin, any other antibiotic of this class or any other ingredient of suspension/capsule.
  • Do not start or continue the ampicillin suspension/capsule and consult your doctor if you suffer from liver problems ar diabetes.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Gercillin 250mg Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Gercillin 250mg Capsule is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Gercillin 250mg Capsule is safe to use during lactation. Hu
man 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.
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Driving
SAFE
Gercillin 250mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Gercillin 250mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Gercillin 250mg Capsule

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
Yes, Gercillin is light sensitive it should be kept away from sunlight
Gercillin is used for infections caused by anaerobes and listeria. It is not typically used to treat chlamydia
No, Gercillin is not a prodrug
Gercillin is not a cephalosporin
Gercillin can be used to treat strep throat, tooth infection, sore throat, bacterial vaginitis
Gercillin can be taken with paracetamol and Benadryl. Gercillin when taken with ibuprofen may increase the effects of either drug.
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