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PENTAS 200 TABLET

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Composition FOR PENTAS

Penicillin G(200000IU)

food interaction for PENTAS

alcohol interaction for PENTAS

pregnancy interaction for PENTAS

lactation interaction for PENTAS

medicine interaction for PENTAS

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alcohol
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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Pentas 200 tablet at a fixed time.
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Pentas 200 tablet.
SAFE
Pentas 200 tablet 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Pentas 200 tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
  • SERIOUS INTERACTION
    GENTICYN 80MG INJECTION, TOBAMIST 300 MG RESPULES, ACMACIN 100MG INJECTION & 6 more
  • MODERATE INTERACTION
    AVERY 300MG TABLET 
  • SALT INFORMATION FOR PENTAS

    Penicillin G(200000IU)

    Uses

    Pentas 200 tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections, syphilis (type of sexually transmitted disease) and prevention of rheumatic fever

    How it works

    Pentas 200 tablet 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.

    Common side effects

    Nausea, Allergic reaction, Vomiting, Diarrhoea

    SUBSTITUTES FOR PENTAS

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    Expert advice FOR PENTAS

    • It is given as an injection by doctor or nurse directly into a vein or into a muscle.
    • Do not take penicillin G, if you are allergic to penicillin or other beta lactam antibiotic or diabetes.
    • Do not start or continue the penicillin G, if you have a kidney, liver or heart problem.
    • Tell your doctor if you are taking penicillin G and undergoing any blood or urine test, as it may affect the result.
    • Do not start or continue the penicillin G, if you experience an overgrowth of yeast (candida) in the body which can lead to fungal infections or severe diarrhea (pseudomembranous colitis).
    • Avoid using penicillin G, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.

    Frequently asked questions FOR PENTAS

    Penicillin G

    Q.

    Is penicillin G gram positive or negative?
    Penicillin G cannot be termed as gram positive or negative. It is mainly active against gram positive bacteria

    Q.

    Is penicillin good for flu, cough, tooth infection, acne, bladder infection or urinary tract infection (UTI), earaches, chlamydia?
    Penicillin G is not effective against flu, cough, tooth infection, acne, and bladder infection or UTI, but it is used in the treatment of earaches and chlamydia. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug

    Q.

    Does penicillin give you gas, nightmares, or headache?
    Penicillin G may cause headache, but it is not known to cause gas, or nightmares. Please consult your doctor if you experience these side effects

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    Is penicillin gluten free?
    Injectable preparations (e.g. Penicillin G) do not contain gluten. Generally oral preparations of penicillin are gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)