Nepocil 500mg Capsule

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Composition for Nepocil 500mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Nepocil Capsule

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Uses of Nepocil Capsule

Nepocil 500mg Capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Nepocil Capsule

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How to use Nepocil 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 Nepocil 500mg Capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Nepocil Capsule works

Nepocil 500mg 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 Nepocil Capsule

Expert advice for Nepocil 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Nepocil 500mg Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Nepocil 500mg 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
Nepocil 500mg 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
Nepocil 500mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Nepocil 500mg Capsule should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nepocil 500mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Nepocil
500mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Nepocil 500mg 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, Nepocil is light sensitive it should be kept away from sunlight
Nepocil is used for infections caused by anaerobes and listeria. It is not typically used to treat chlamydia
No, Nepocil is not a prodrug
Nepocil is not a cephalosporin
Nepocil can be used to treat strep throat, tooth infection, sore throat, bacterial vaginitis
Nepocil can be taken with paracetamol and Benadryl. Nepocil when taken with ibuprofen may increase the effects of either drug.
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