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Pentas 400 Tablet

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Primary uses of Pentas 400 Tablet

Bacterial infections, Syphilis, Prevention of rheumatic fever
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Medicine Overview of Pentas Tablet

Uses of Pentas Tablet

Pentas 400 Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections, syphilis and prevention of rheumatic fever.

Pentas Tablet side effects

Common

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

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. Pentas 400 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Pentas Tablet works

Pentas 400 Tablet 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 Pentas Tablet

Expert advice for Pentas Tablet

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
  • It is better to take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • 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.
  • Discontinue Pentas 400 Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
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Pentas Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Pentas Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Pentas 400 Tablet.
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.
Lactation
SAFE
Pentas 400 Tablet 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
SAFE
Pentas 400 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Pentas 400 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pentas 400 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Pentas 400 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pentas 400 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Pentas
Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
He is suffering from piles doctor advice to fnac now in report vdrl positive so plz get some advice
Dr. Pranay Gandhi
Sexologist
vdrl is a very nonspecific test for syphilis so even if u r vdrl positive doesnt mean that u have syphilis unless u have a big ulcer on ur penis. for piles u must be using laxatives for soft stools so if u wanna avoid the tension simply take an antibiotic course of tablet cefixime 200mg bd for 5 days
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Taking Pentas with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Medicines with composition Capreomycin: Capreo, Capreotec, Kapocin
Pentas with Amikacin
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Medicines with composition Amikacin: Mikasun, Vizocin, Amricin, Gramika, Amitrex, Welmic, Spakin, Acean, Abiox, Blocin
Pentas with Gentamicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gentamicin: Begenta, Indogenta, Spagen, GB Gen, Garacin, Gentadin, Jentin, Gen, Zentax, Gentivin
Pentas with Netilmicin
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Medicines with composition Netilmicin: Netyl, Internet, Netilmac, Netsafe, Netspan, Ntn, Netromycin, Netilcin, Neticin, Netmicin
Pentas with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Pentas with Kanamycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Kanamycin: Kanamac, Kancin, Efficin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz, Artiflo, Acitrom, Aceno, Acenomac
Pentas with Neomycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Neomycin: Neocin
Pentas with Methotrexate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Methotrexate: Methosis, Metrex, Cytotrex, Rhutrex, Meditrex, Vibzi, Meth, Merex, Methorex, Rhutrax
Pentas with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin, Mywarf
Pentas with Probenecid
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Probenecid: Bencid
Pentas with Allopurinol
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Medicines with composition Allopurinol: Urinol, Zeric, Seloric, Aluric, Alopinol, Xoric, Algor, Purolic, Urxoall, Alur
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