PENTAS 200 TABLET

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Primarily used for

Bacterial Infections, syphilis, prevention of rheumatic fever
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Kidney
4.18
₹0.7/tablet
6 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of PENTAS TABLET

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Uses of PENTAS TABLET

Pentas 200 tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections, syphilis and prevention of rheumatic fever.
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Side effects of PENTAS TABLET

Common

Nausea, Allergic reaction, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.

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How to use PENTAS 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Pentas 200 tablet at a fixed time.

How PENTAS TABLET 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.

In Depth Information on PENTAS TABLET

Expert advice for PENTAS TABLET

  • 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for PENTAS 200 TABLET
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Pentas 200 tablet.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Pentas 200 tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution should be used in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
GENTICYN 80MG INJECTION, ACMACIN 100MG INJECTION, AMICOM 250MG INJECTION, BIKLIN 250MG INJECTION

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for PENTAS 200000IU TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Penicillin G (Benzylpenicillin)

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. 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.
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. 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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