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Labicillin 500mg Injection

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Product introduction

Labicillin 500mg Injection is a penicillin-type antibiotic used to treat a variety of bacterial infections of the skin, bones and joints, respiratory tract (e.g. pneumonia), urinary tract, gastrointestinal tract, brain (e.g, meningitis), heart, blood, and others.

Labicillin 500mg Injection is given as a drip (intravenous infusion) or as an injection directly into a vein or a muscle under the supervision of a healthcare professional. This medicine should be used regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening. The total duration of treatment and precise dosage will be decided by your doctor, depending on the type of infection that you have and how well you respond to the medication. It is effective in both adults and children.

Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you are allergic to penicillin or any penicillin-type of medicine. Rash, vomiting, allergic reactions, nausea, diarrhea, and local pain, swelling, or redness at the site of injection may be seen as side effects in some patients. These are temporary and usually resolve quickly. Consult your doctor if any of these side effects persist or if your condition worsens. This medicine is generally regarded as safe to use during pregnancy if used under a doctor’s supervision.

Uses of Labicillin Injection

Benefits of Labicillin Injection

In Bacterial infections

Labicillin 500mg Injection is an antibiotic medicine that works by killing the infection-causing bacteria in your body. It is effective for bacterial infections of the throat, ears, urinary tract, skin, soft tissues, and typhoid fever. Labicillin 500mg Injection is given by a doctor or a nurse and should not be self-administered. This medicine usually makes you feel better within a few days, but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.

Side effects of Labicillin Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Labicillin

  • Rash
  • Allergic reaction
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Vomiting

How to use Labicillin Injection

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

How Labicillin Injection works

Labicillin 500mg Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Safety advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Labicillin 500mg Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Labicillin 500mg Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Labicillin 500mg Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Labicillin 500mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Labicillin 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Labicillin 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Labicillin 500mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Labicillin Injection?

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

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Quick tips

  • Labicillin 500mg Injection is used to treat infections caused by bacteria.
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Labicillin 500mg Injection may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Stop taking this medicine and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Aminopenicillins {Penicillins}
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Cell wall active agent -Extended spectrum Penicillin

Patient concerns

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Obstetrics and Gynaecology
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FAQs

Q. Can Labicillin 500mg Injection cause allergic reaction?

Although it is rare but yes, Labicillin 500mg Injection can cause allergic reaction and is harmful in patients with known allergy to penicillins. Get emergency medical help if you have any of the signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Q. How long does Labicillin 500mg Injection takes to work?

Usually, Labicillin 500mg Injection starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take around 2-3 days to make you feel better while taking Labicillin 500mg Injection.

Q. Can the use of Labicillin 500mg Injection cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Labicillin 500mg Injection can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic and it kills the harmful bacteria, however, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

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References

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Country of origin: India
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