Megasyn 250mg Capsule

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Composition for Megasyn 250mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Megasyn Capsule

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Uses of Megasyn Capsule

Megasyn 250mg Capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Megasyn Capsule

Common

Rash.

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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. Megasyn 250mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

How Megasyn Capsule works

Megasyn 250mg capsule 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 Megasyn Capsule

Expert advice for Megasyn Capsule

  • 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 Megasyn 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Megasyn 250mg Capsule
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Megasyn 250mg 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Megasyn 250mg Capsule is safe to use during lactation. Huma
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.
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Driving
SAFE
Megasyn 250mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Megasyn 250mg Capsule should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Megasyn 250mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Megasyn
250mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

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
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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