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Mahacillin 500 mg Injection

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Composition for Mahacillin 500 mg Injection

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Primary uses of Mahacillin 500 mg Injection

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Medicine Overview of Mahacillin Injection

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Uses of Mahacillin Injection

Mahacillin 500 mg Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Mahacillin Injection side effects

Common

Side Effects of Mahacillin are Rash, Allergic reaction, Nausea, Diarrhoea, Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness).

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How to use Mahacillin Injection

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

How Mahacillin Injection works

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

In Depth Information on Mahacillin Injection

Expert advice for Mahacillin Injection

  • Mahacillin 500 mg Injection is the first choice medicine to treat many types of bacterial infections.
  • Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Finish the prescribed course of Mahacillin 500 mg Injection, 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 but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Stop taking Mahacillin 500 mg Injection and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.
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Mahacillin Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Mahacillin Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Mahacillin 500 mg Injection 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Mahacillin 500 mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. Human 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.
Driving
SAFE
Mahacillin 500 mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Mahacillin 500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mahacillin 500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Mahacillin 500 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Mahacillin Injection

Frequently asked questions about 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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