Substitutes for GERCILLIN CAPSULE
SYNTHOCILLIN 500MG CAPSULE
LUPILLIN 500MG CAPSULE
ZYCILLIN 500MG CAPSULE
AMPIWOK 500MG CAPSULE
AMPURIN 500MG CAPSULE
Elder Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine Overview of GERCILLIN CAPSULE
Uses of GERCILLIN CAPSULE
Gercillin 500mg capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
Side effects of GERCILLIN CAPSULE
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 500mg capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
How GERCILLIN CAPSULE works
Gercillin 500mg 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.
Special precautions for GERCILLIN 500MG CAPSULE
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Gercillin 500mg capsule is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Frequently asked questions for GERCILLIN 500MG 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
Q. Is ampicillin light-sensitive?
Yes, ampicillin is light sensitive it should be kept away from sunlight
Q. Does ampicillin cover anaerobes, listeria?
Ampicillin is used for infections caused by anaerobes and listeria. It is not typically used to treat chlamydia
Q. Is ampicillin/Megapen a prodrug?
No, ampicillin is not a prodrug
Q. Is ampicillin a cephalosporin?
Ampicillin is not a cephalosporin
Q. Can I take ampicillin for strep throat, tooth infection, sore throat, chlamydial and bacterial vaginitis?
Ampicillin can be used to treat strep throat, tooth infection, sore throat, bacterial vaginitis
Q. Can I take ampicillin with Advil (ibuprofen), Tylenol (paracetamol) and Benadryl?
Ampicillin can be taken with paracetamol and Benadryl. Ampicillin when taken with ibuprofen may increase the effects of either drug.