Kapocin 500 mg Injection


Uses of Kapocin Injection

Kapocin 500 mg Injection is used in the treatment of tuberculosis.

Kapocin Injection side effects

  • Injection site pain
  • Renal dysfunction
  • Balance disorder (loss of balance)
  • Renal disorder
  • Hearing loss

How to use Kapocin Injection

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

How Kapocin Injection works

Kapocin 500 mg Injection is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Kapocin Injection related warnings

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Kapocin 500 mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Kapocin 500 mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Kapocin 500 mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kapocin 500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Kapocin 500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Kapocin 500 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, regular monitoring of liver function test is advised in patients with liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Kapocin Injection?

If you miss a dose of Kapocin 500 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Kapocin 500 mg Injection
Capreo 500mg Injection
Concept Pharmaceuticals Ltd
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Expert Advice

  • Kapocin 500 mg Injection is used for the treatment of tuberculosis, in combination with other medicines.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • It is given by an injection into a muscle.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Kapocin 500 mg Injection may cause dizziness.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood, urine, and hearing tests while you are on this medication.
  • Your doctor will ensure that you are well hydrated before and during treatment with this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.
  • Discontinue Kapocin 500 mg Injection and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Kapocin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Alendrate, Alenost, Aldrofos
Brand(s): Vistovanc
Brand(s): Durapen
Brand(s): Tenvir AF
Brand(s): Hospicin B
Brand(s): Torsevent
Brand(s): Albapam
Brand(s): Heptavir
Brand(s): Zidohope


Q. How long does Kapocin takes to work?

Usually, Kapocin starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Kapocin?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Your doctor may increase the dose of Kapocin or switch you to an alternate option, which may work for you. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Kapocin if I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Kapocin and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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Atlanta Arcade, Marol Church Road, Andheri (East), Mumbai - 400059, INDIA.
1 Injection in 1 vial