Pentas 400 Tablet

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Primarily used for

Bacterial infections, Syphilis, Prevention of rheumatic fever
7.55
₹1.26/Tablet
6 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Pentas Tablet

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Uses of Pentas Tablet

Pentas 400 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 400 Tablet at a fixed time.

How Pentas Tablet works

Pentas 400 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Pentas 400 Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Pentas 400 Tablet.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Pentas 400 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 400 Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human st
udies 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
Pentas 400 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Pentas 400 Tablet should be used with caution in patients wi
th kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pentas 400 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Pentas 400 Tablet should be used with caution in patients wi
th liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pentas 400 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Genticyn 80mg Injection, Mci 250mg Injection, LA Mika 100mg Injection, Tobatose Injection

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