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Pencip 800000IU Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Pencip 800000IU Tablet is an antibiotic used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. It is effective in infections of the throat, ear, nasal sinuses, respiratory tract, skin and soft tissue, and sexually transmitted diseases like Syphilis.

Pencip 800000IU Tablet is also used to prevent some infections such as Rheumatic fever and infection of the heart valves (bacterial endocarditis) in people with pre-existing heart disease. It is a penicillin-type of antibiotic, which mainly fights and stops the growth of the gram-positive type of bacteria. This tablet may be swallowed with or without food, but it should be used regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor.

Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening. The total duration of treatment and precise dosage will be decided by your doctor, depending on the type of infection that you have and how well you respond to the medication.

Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you are allergic to penicillin or any penicillin-type of medicine. Rash, vomiting, allergic reactions, nausea and diarrhea may be seen as side effects in some patients. These are temporary and usually resolve quickly. Consult your doctor if any of these side effects persist or if your condition worsens. This medicine is generally regarded as safe to use during pregnancy if used under a doctor’s supervision.

Uses of Pencip Tablet

Side effects of Pencip Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Pencip

  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Allergic reaction
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Rash
    There are many treatments for a wide range of skin problems. Avoid hot showers or baths because hot water can irritate the skin. Make sure to pat dry your skin after a bath or shower. Do not rub or scratch the affected area. Leave the skin exposed to the air as much as possible. Do not use perfumed soaps or deodorants. Water containing chlorine can make most skin problems worse, so avoid swimming. Avoid spicy foods, alcohol, tobacco smoke and caffeine as it may also make itching worse. Avoid excessive sun exposure. Always use sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors. Moisturizers can be used regularly to soothe and hydrate the affected area. If it does not get better within a week, speak to a pharmacist or doctor.
  • Coping with Vomiting
    You can help yourself by eating small, frequent meals rather than large ones and drinking plenty of fluids. Eat slowly. Avoid fatty, fried, spicy and very sweet foods. Eat cold or slightly warm food if the smell of cooked or cooking food makes you feel sick. Get plenty of fresh air. You could also try chewing ginger or drinking ginger tea. Eat bananas to replace potassium in your blood which can drop if you are sick (vomit). Use oral rehydration salts to replace vitamins and minerals lost through being sick. There are some medicines that can help you stop feeling sick. Speak to your doctor if your condition does not improve.
  • Coping with Allergic reaction
    Avoid touching other areas of your body, especially your face. Wash the affected area with water. Put a cold compress such as an ice pack or wet washcloth on the itchy area in case of a mild reaction. Using moisturizing creams may also bring relief. Speak to your doctor if the itchiness or rash gets worse or does not go away. Get medical help right away if you see signs of severe allergic reactions such as difficulty breathing, swelling of face or throat, sudden weakness with dizziness and restlessness.
  • Coping with Nausea
    You can help yourself by eating small, frequent meals rather than large ones and drinking plenty of fluids. Eat slowly. Avoid fatty, fried, spicy and very sweet foods. Eat cold or slightly warm food if the smell of cooked or cooking food makes you feel sick. Get plenty of fresh air. You could also try chewing ginger or drinking ginger tea. Eat bananas to replace potassium in your blood which can drop if you are sick (vomit). Use oral rehydration salts to replace vitamins and minerals lost through being sick. There are some medicines that can help you stop from feeling sick. Speak to your doctor if your condition does not improve.
  • Coping with Diarrhea
    Keep up your intake of fluids and electrolytes (sugars and salts) to avoid getting dehydrated. Eat less fiber (avoid raw fruits, fruit juice and vegetables). Talk to your doctor about possible medication to manage diarrhea. Ask about reducing the dosage of your drug or other suitable treatments.

How to use Pencip Tablet

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. Pencip 800000IU Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Pencip Tablet works

Pencip 800000IU Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Pencip 800000IU Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Pencip 800000IU Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Pencip 800000IU Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Pencip 800000IU Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Pencip 800000IU Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pencip 800000IU Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Pencip 800000IU Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pencip 800000IU Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Pencip 800000IU Tablet
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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Pencip 800000IU Tablet for the treatment of bacterial infections.
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • 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.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking this medicine.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Pencip with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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My child verry high cough and fever in cold sesion try to much doctor but result is no . It's will be countiue cough and fever it's good to be only antiboitic
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Paediatrics
Antibiotics are required if bacterial infections. Consult child specialist
ASO Titre is bit higher than normal. Shall I have to be worried for that much
Dr. Priyanka Shekhar
General Practitioner
ASO titer determination can help distinguish beta-hemolytic Group A Streptococcal rheumatic fever from acute rheumatic diseases.Get done rheumatoid factor test
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FAQs

Q. Can Pencip cause allergic reaction?

Although it is rare but yes, Pencip can cause allergic reaction and is harmful to use in patients with known allergy to penicillins. Get emergency medical help if you have any of the signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

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References

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