Hipen A 500mg Capsule

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Hipen A 500mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Hipen A Capsule

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Uses of Hipen A Capsule

Hipen A 500mg Capsule is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Hipen A Capsule

Common

Nausea, Allergic reaction, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Hipen A 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 can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Hipen A 500mg Capsule at a fixed time.

How Hipen A Capsule works

Hipen a 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 Hipen A Capsule

Expert advice for Hipen A Capsule

  • Do not take this drug if you are allergic to amoxicillin or penicillin.
  • Take the medicine with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • You may have loose stools while taking this drug. It gets better after finishing the course, If it worsens consult your doctor.
  • Amoxicillin can make birth control pills less effective. Ask your doctor about using a non-hormone method of birth control (such as a condom, diaphragm, spermicide) to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine. 
  • Space the doses evenly during the day, at least 4 hours apart.
  • Keep taking amoxicillin until the treatment is finished, even if you feel better.
  • Do not take amoxicillin for more than 2 weeks or two doses in 1 hour.
  • Tell your doctor that you are taking amoxicillin before you go through urine or blood tests for liver function test.
  • Consult your doctor before taking amoxicillin if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Hipen A 500mg Capsule
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Hipen A 500mg Capsule.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Hipen A 500mg 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
Hipen A 500mg Capsule is safe to use during lactation. Huma
n 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
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Hipen A 500mg Capsule can have side effects and the symptoms (such as allergic reactions, dizziness and convulsions) may make you unfit to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Hipen A 500mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Hipen A 500mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Hipen A 500mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Amoxicillin

Hipen a is active against aerobic (both gram-positive and gram-negative) bacteria and anaerobic bacterial infections like clostridium sp.
Hipen a is a broad spectrum antibiotic. On long-term use, it may kill helpful bacteria in the body which keep the body’s fungal (yeast) population in check. So, this decrease in the number of helpful bacteria may lead to fungal (yeast) infections.
Hipen a is only effective against bacterial infections, not viral infections. Consult a doctor before taking any antibiotics.
Hipen a has not been reported to cause constipation. However, consult your doctor if you have constipation while taking Hipen a as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Hipen a has not been reported to cause a headache. However, consult your doctor if you have a headache while taking Hipen a as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Hipen a can be used in the treatment of fever only if it is associated with an infection which can be treated with it. Talk to a doctor for the right diagnosis of your condition before taking any antibiotics.
Hipen a is effective in the treatment of skin and soft tissue infections like boils. However, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your infections.
Hipen a can be used in the treatment of sorethroat only if it is associated with an infection which can be treated with it. Talk to a doctor for the right diagnosis of your condition before taking any antibiotics.
Hipen a can be used in the treatment of bacterial vaginosis. However, talk to a doctor before taking any antibiotics for your condition.
Hipen a is not useful for the treatment of flu. Consult a doctor for knowing the right medicines for its treatment.
Hipen a can be used for the treatment of ear infection, however, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your infections.
Hipen a can be used in the treatment of diverticulitis, however, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your condition.
Hipen a is safe to use if taken at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by a doctor.
Hipen a is safe to use in heart patients if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor. Always share your medical history with the doctor before taking any medicine.
Hipen a can be used for the treatment of throat infections. However, it should be used when the cause of infection is diagnosed by the doctor and Hipen a is recommended for its treatment.
Hipen a is not a pain killer. It is an antibiotic.
Hipen a is not a cephalosporin. It is an antibiotic which belongs to a class of drugs known as penicillins.
Hipen a can be used for treating prostate infections caused by bacteria against which it is active. Consult a doctor for the right diagnosis of your infection and use antibiotics which are recommended.
Yes, Hipen a can be used to treat urinary tract infection (UTI) if it is caused by the bacteria against which Hipen a is active. Consult a doctor for the right diagnosis of your infection and use antibiotics which are recommended.
Hipen a would be needed for the treatment of a cough only if it is associated with an infection. Talk to a doctor for the right diagnosis of your condition before taking any antibiotics.
No, Hipen a has not been reported to cause drowsiness. In case you experience drowsiness while taking Hipen a, please consult your doctor.
No, Hipen a has not been reported to affect sperm. Please consult your doctor.
Hipen a does not contain penicillin. However, it belongs to the same class of antibiotics.
Hipen a can cause diarrhea as a common side effect. Please talk to your doctor in case you have this side effect as it could be due to the change in the normal bacteria of your gut and you may need to stop this medicine.
Q. Can I take Hipen a with tramadol?
Hipen a can be taken with tramadol. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Hipen a with metronidazole?
Hipen a can be taken with metronidazole. No drug-drug interactions have been clinically seen between the two. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Please consult your doctor before taking Hipen a with any medicine for cold as these medicines have many components and the interaction with each component can be different.
Q. Can I take Hipen a with metformin?
Yes, Hipen a can be taken with metformin. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Hipen a with loratadine?
Yes, Hipen a can be taken with loratadine. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Hipen a and aspirin increase levels of each other. Please consult your doctor before taking Hipen a with aspirin at the same time.
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