Gercillin 500mg Injection

Zydus Cadila

Composition for Gercillin 500mg Injection

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Primarily used for

1 Injection in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Gercillin Injection


Uses of Gercillin Injection

Gercillin 500mg Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How to use Gercillin Injection

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

How Gercillin Injection works

Gercillin 500mg Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.

In Depth Information on Gercillin Injection

Expert advice for Gercillin Injection

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better. 
  • It is better to take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Discontinue Gercillin and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
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Gercillin Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Gercillin Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Gercillin 500mg Injection 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.
Gercillin 500mg Injection 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.
Gercillin 500mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Gercillin 500mg Injection should be used with caution in pat
ients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gercillin 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Gercill
in 500mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Gercillin Injection

Frequently asked questions about 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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