Mahacillin 500mg Injection

Mankind Pharma Ltd

Composition for Mahacillin 500mg Injection

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Primarily used for

1 Injection in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Mahacillin Injection


Uses of Mahacillin Injection

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

Side effects of Mahacillin Injection




How to use Mahacillin Injection

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

How Mahacillin Injection works

Mahacillin 500mg Injection 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 Injection

Expert advice for Mahacillin Injection

  • 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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Special precautions for Mahacillin 500mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Mahacillin 500mg 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 500mg 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 500mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Mahacillin 500mg Injection should be used with caution in pa
tients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mahacillin 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Mahacil
lin 500mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Mahacillin 500mg Injection

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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