Medicine Overview of Mahacillin Injection
Side Effects of Mahacillin are Rash, Allergic reaction, Nausea, Diarrhoea, Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness).
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
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
- Mahacillin 500 mg Injection is used to treat infections caused by bacteria.
- 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. Taking probiotics along with Mahacillin 500 mg Injection may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
- 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.
Mahacillin Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
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.
Mahacillin 500 mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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.
There is limited information available on the use of Mahacillin 500 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Mahacillin Injection
Q. Is ampicillin and amoxicillin the same?
Ampicillin and amoxicillin belongs to the same group of penicillin antibiotics, but differ slightly in their uses
Q. Is Mahacillin light-sensitive?
Yes, Mahacillin is light sensitive it should be kept away from sunlight
Q. Does Mahacillin cover anaerobes, listeria?
Mahacillin is used for infections caused by anaerobes and listeria. It is not typically used to treat chlamydia
Q. Is Mahacillin/Megapen a prodrug?
No, Mahacillin is not a prodrug
Q. Is Mahacillin a cephalosporin?
Mahacillin is not a cephalosporin
Q. Can I take Mahacillin for strep throat, tooth infection, sore throat, chlamydial and bacterial vaginitis?
Mahacillin can be used to treat strep throat, tooth infection, sore throat, bacterial vaginitis
Q. Can I take Mahacillin with Advil (ibuprofen), Tylenol (paracetamol) and Benadryl?
Mahacillin can be taken with paracetamol and Benadryl. Mahacillin when taken with ibuprofen may increase the effects of either drug.
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