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. Megapen Capsule is to be taken empty stomach. Take it preferably half to one hour before food.
Megapen Capsule is a combination of two antibiotics: Ampicillin and Cloxacillin. These antibiotics work by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Together, they treat your infection effectively.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Megapen 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.
Megapen Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Megapen Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Megapen Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Megapen Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advised while taking this medicine.
Megapen Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Megapen Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advised while taking this medicine.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Aug 2017.