Megatin DC Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Megatin DC Capsule

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Uses of Ampicillin

Ampicillin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Ampicillin

Common

Rash.

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How to use Ampicillin

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 Megatin DC Capsule empty stomach.

How Megatin DC Capsule works

Ampicillin 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.
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Uses of Dicloxacillin

Dicloxacillin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Dicloxacillin

Common

Nausea, Allergic reaction, Diarrhoea, Vomiting.

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How to use Dicloxacillin

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 Megatin DC Capsule empty stomach.

How Megatin DC Capsule works

Dicloxacillin 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 Megatin DC Capsule

Expert advice for Ampicillin

  • 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 Ampicillin and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Expert advice for Dicloxacillin

  • 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 Dicloxacillin and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
Warnings
Special precautions for Megatin DC Capsule
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Megatin DC 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
Megatin DC Capsule is safe to use during lactation. Human s
tudies 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
It is not known whether Megatin DC Capsule alters the abilit
y to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Megatin DC Capsule should be used with caution in patients w
ith kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Megatin DC Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Megatin
DC Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Frequently asked questions for Megatin DC 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
Q. Is Ampicillin light-sensitive?
Yes, Ampicillin is light sensitive it should be kept away from sunlight
Q. Does Ampicillin cover anaerobes, listeria?
Ampicillin is used for infections caused by anaerobes and listeria. It is not typically used to treat chlamydia
Q. Is Ampicillin/Megapen a prodrug?
No, Ampicillin is not a prodrug
Q. Is Ampicillin a cephalosporin?
Ampicillin is not a cephalosporin
Q. Can I take Ampicillin for strep throat, tooth infection, sore throat, chlamydial and bacterial vaginitis?
Ampicillin can be used to treat strep throat, tooth infection, sore throat, bacterial vaginitis
Q. Can I take Ampicillin with Advil (ibuprofen), Tylenol (paracetamol) and Benadryl?
Ampicillin can be taken with paracetamol and Benadryl. Ampicillin when taken with ibuprofen may increase the effects of either drug.
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Frequently asked questions for Dicloxacillin

Q. Is dicloxacillin a penicillin, tetracycline or a broad spectrum antibiotic?
Dicloxacillin belongs to class of medicines called penicillin antibiotics. Dicloxacillin is not a tetracycline or a broad spectrum antibiotic
Q. Does it contain sulfa?
It does not contain sulfa
Q. Is dicloxacillin used to treat sexually transmitted disease, strep throat, and methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)?
Dicloxacillin can be used to treat strep throat. It is not approved to treat sexually transmitted diseases and is not active against MRSA
Q. Is dicloxacillin the same as amoxicillin?
Dicloxacillin and amoxicillin belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, dicloxacillin is resistant to beta-lactamase producing organism, while amoxicillin is susceptible to degradation by beta-lactamase producing organism
Q. Can I take dicloxacillin with Tylenol, Advil, Benadryl, and Tums?
Dicloxacillin can be taken with Tylenol, Benadryl and Tums. Dicloxacillin when taken with Advil (ibuprofen) may increase the effects of either dicloxacillin or ibuprofen
Q. Does dicloxacillin decrease milk supply?
Generally, dicloxacillin does not decrease milk secretion
Q. Does dicloxacillin cause heartburn?
It may cause heartburn.
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