Medicine Overview of Megasyn Capsule
Uses of Megasyn Capsule
Megasyn 250mg Capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
Side effects of Megasyn Capsule
How to use Megasyn 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 Megasyn 250mg Capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
How Megasyn Capsule works
Megasyn 250mg capsule is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.
In Depth Information on Megasyn Capsule
Expert advice for Megasyn Capsule
- Do not take ampicillin with food or milk.
- Do not start or continue the ampicillin suspension/capsule and consult your doctor if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to ampicillin, penicillin, cephalosporin, any other antibiotic of this class or any other ingredient of suspension/capsule.
- Do not start or continue the ampicillin suspension/capsule and consult your doctor if you suffer from liver problems ar diabetes.
Special precautions for Megasyn 250mg Capsule
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Megasyn 250mg Capsule is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Megasyn 250mg Capsule is safe to use during lactation. Huma+more
n 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....
Megasyn 250mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Megasyn 250mg Capsule should be used with caution in patient+more
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Megasyn 250mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
There is limited information available on the use of Megasyn+more
250mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Frequently asked questions for Megasyn 250mg 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, Megasyn is light sensitive it should be kept away from sunlight
Megasyn is used for infections caused by anaerobes and listeria. It is not typically used to treat chlamydia
No, Megasyn is not a prodrug
Megasyn is not a cephalosporin
Q. Can I take Megasyn for strep throat, tooth infection, sore throat, chlamydial and bacterial vaginitis?
Megasyn can be used to treat strep throat, tooth infection, sore throat, bacterial vaginitis
Megasyn can be taken with paracetamol and Benadryl. Megasyn when taken with ibuprofen may increase the effects of either drug.
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