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Penom 500 mg Capsule

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Composition for Penom 500 mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Penom 500 mg Capsule

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10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Penom Capsule

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Uses of Penom Capsule

Penom 500 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Penom Capsule side effects

Common

Side Effects of Penom are Rash, Vomiting, Allergic reaction, Nausea, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Penom 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. Penom 500 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Penom Capsule works

Penom 500 mg Capsule is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering which is needed for them to survive.

In Depth Information on Penom Capsule

Expert advice for Penom Capsule

  • Penom 500 mg Capsule is the first choice medicine to treat many types of bacterial infections.
  • Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Finish the prescribed course of Penom 500 mg Capsule, 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.
  • Stop taking Penom 500 mg Capsule and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.
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Penom Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Penom Capsule
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Penom 500 mg Capsule.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Penom 500 mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Penom 500 mg Capsule is safe to use during lactation. Human 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.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Penom 500 mg Capsule can have side effects and the symptoms (such as allergic reactions, dizziness and convulsions) may make you unfit to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Penom 500 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Penom 500 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Penom 500 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Penom 500 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended while you are taking this medicine

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Penom Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Amoxicillin

Penom is active against aerobic (both gram-positive and gram-negative) bacteria and anaerobic bacterial infections like clostridium sp.
Penom is a broad spectrum antibiotic. On long-term use, it may kill helpful bacteria in the body which keep the body’s fungal (yeast) population in check. So, this decrease in the number of helpful bacteria may lead to fungal (yeast) infections.
Penom is only effective against bacterial infections, not viral infections. Consult a doctor before taking any antibiotics.
Penom has not been reported to cause constipation. However, consult your doctor if you have constipation while taking Penom as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Penom has not been reported to cause a headache. However, consult your doctor if you have a headache while taking Penom as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Penom can be used in the treatment of fever only if it is associated with an infection which can be treated with it. Talk to a doctor for the right diagnosis of your condition before taking any antibiotics.
Penom is effective in the treatment of skin and soft tissue infections like boils. However, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your infections.
Penom can be used in the treatment of sorethroat only if it is associated with an infection which can be treated with it. Talk to a doctor for the right diagnosis of your condition before taking any antibiotics.
Penom can be used in the treatment of bacterial vaginosis. However, talk to a doctor before taking any antibiotics for your condition.
Penom is not useful for the treatment of flu. Consult a doctor for knowing the right medicines for its treatment.
Penom can be used for the treatment of ear infection, however, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your infections.
Penom can be used in the treatment of diverticulitis, however, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your condition.
Penom is safe to use if taken at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by a doctor.
Penom is safe to use in heart patients if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor. Always share your medical history with the doctor before taking any medicine.
Penom can be used for the treatment of throat infections. However, it should be used when the cause of infection is diagnosed by the doctor and Penom is recommended for its treatment.
Penom is not a pain killer. It is an antibiotic.
Penom is not a cephalosporin. It is an antibiotic which belongs to a class of drugs known as penicillins.
Penom can be used for treating prostate infections caused by bacteria against which it is active. Consult a doctor for the right diagnosis of your infection and use antibiotics which are recommended.
Yes, Penom can be used to treat urinary tract infection (UTI) if it is caused by the bacteria against which Penom is active. Consult a doctor for the right diagnosis of your infection and use antibiotics which are recommended.
Penom would be needed for the treatment of a cough only if it is associated with an infection. Talk to a doctor for the right diagnosis of your condition before taking any antibiotics.
No, Penom has not been reported to cause drowsiness. In case you experience drowsiness while taking Penom, please consult your doctor.
No, Penom has not been reported to affect sperm. Please consult your doctor.
Penom does not contain penicillin. However, it belongs to the same class of antibiotics.
Penom can cause diarrhea as a common side effect. Please talk to your doctor in case you have this side effect as it could be due to the change in the normal bacteria of your gut and you may need to stop this medicine.
Q. Can I take Penom with tramadol?
Penom can be taken with tramadol. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Penom with metronidazole?
Penom can be taken with metronidazole. No drug-drug interactions have been clinically seen between the two. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Please consult your doctor before taking Penom with any medicine for cold as these medicines have many components and the interaction with each component can be different.
Q. Can I take Penom with metformin?
Yes, Penom can be taken with metformin. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Penom with loratadine?
Yes, Penom can be taken with loratadine. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Penom and aspirin increase levels of each other. Please consult your doctor before taking Penom with aspirin at the same time.

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