Mahacillin 500mg Capsule

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Mankind Pharma Ltd

Composition for Mahacillin 500mg Capsule

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₹3.85/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Mahacillin Capsule

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Uses of Mahacillin Capsule

Mahacillin 500mg Capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Mahacillin Capsule

Common

Rash.

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How to use Mahacillin 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 is better to take Mahacillin 500mg Capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Mahacillin Capsule works

Mahacillin 500mg capsule 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 Mahacillin Capsule

Expert advice for Mahacillin Capsule

  • 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 Mahacillin 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Mahacillin 500mg Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Mahacillin 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
Mahacillin 500mg Capsule is safe to use during lactation. H
uman 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
SAFE
Mahacillin 500mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Mahacillin 500mg Capsule should be used with caution in pati
ents with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mahacillin 500mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Mahacil
lin 500mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Mahacillin 500mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for 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, Mahacillin is light sensitive it should be kept away from sunlight
Mahacillin is used for infections caused by anaerobes and listeria. It is not typically used to treat chlamydia
No, Mahacillin is not a prodrug
Mahacillin is not a cephalosporin
Mahacillin can be used to treat strep throat, tooth infection, sore throat, bacterial vaginitis
Mahacillin can be taken with paracetamol and Benadryl. Mahacillin when taken with ibuprofen may increase the effects of either drug.
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