Piracillin 500mg Capsule


Composition for Piracillin 500mg Capsule

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10 capsules in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Piracillin Capsule


Uses of Piracillin Capsule

Piracillin 500mg Capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How to use Piracillin 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. Piracillin 500mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

How Piracillin Capsule works

Piracillin 500mg Capsule is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.

In Depth Information on Piracillin Capsule

Expert advice for Piracillin Capsule

  • 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 Piracillin 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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Piracillin Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Piracillin Capsule
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Piracillin 500mg 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.
Piracillin 500mg Capsule is safe to use during lactation. H
uman 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.
Piracillin 500mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Piracillin 500mg Capsule should be used with caution in pati
ents with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Piracillin 500mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Piracil
lin 500mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Piracillin Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Ampicillin

Q. Is ampicillin and amoxicillin the same?
Ampicillin and amoxicillin belongs to the same group of penicillin antibiotics, but differ slightly in their uses
Yes, Piracillin is light sensitive it should be kept away from sunlight
Piracillin is used for infections caused by anaerobes and listeria. It is not typically used to treat chlamydia
No, Piracillin is not a prodrug
Piracillin is not a cephalosporin
Piracillin can be used to treat strep throat, tooth infection, sore throat, bacterial vaginitis
Piracillin can be taken with paracetamol and Benadryl. Piracillin when taken with ibuprofen may increase the effects of either drug.

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