Gercillin Syrup

Zydus Cadila

Composition for Gercillin NA Syrup

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Primarily used for

30 ml in 1 bottle

Medicine Overview of Gercillin Syrup


Uses of Gercillin Syrup

Gercillin Syrup is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Side effects of Gercillin Syrup




How to use Gercillin Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. It is better to take Gercillin Syrup empty stomach.

How Gercillin Syrup works

Gercillin syrup 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 Syrup

Expert advice for Gercillin Syrup

  • 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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Special precautions for Gercillin Syrup
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Gercillin Syrup 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 Syrup is safe to use during lactation. Human stud
ies 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 Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Gercillin Syrup should be used with caution in patients with
kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gercillin Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Gercill
in Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Gercillin NA Syrup

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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.

Substitutes for Gercillin

No substitutes found for this medicine
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