Medicine Overview of Sterpen Injection
Uses of Sterpen Injection
Sterpen 500mg Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
Side effects of Sterpen Injection
How to use Sterpen Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Sterpen Injection works
Sterpen 500mg injection 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 Sterpen Injection
Expert advice for Sterpen Injection
- Do not take ampicillin with food or milk.
- Do not start or continue the ampicillin suspension/capsule and consult your doctor if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to ampicillin, penicillin, cephalosporin, any other antibiotic of this class or any other ingredient of suspension/capsule.
- Do not start or continue the ampicillin suspension/capsule and consult your doctor if you suffer from liver problems ar diabetes.
Special precautions for Sterpen 500mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Sterpen 500mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Sterpen 500mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. Hu+more
man 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....
Sterpen 500mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Sterpen 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patie+more
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sterpen 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
There is limited information available on the use of Sterpen+more
500mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Frequently asked questions for Sterpen 500mg Injection
Frequently asked questions for 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, Sterpen is light sensitive it should be kept away from sunlight
Sterpen is used for infections caused by anaerobes and listeria. It is not typically used to treat chlamydia
No, Sterpen is not a prodrug
Sterpen is not a cephalosporin
Q. Can I take Sterpen for strep throat, tooth infection, sore throat, chlamydial and bacterial vaginitis?
Sterpen can be used to treat strep throat, tooth infection, sore throat, bacterial vaginitis
Sterpen can be taken with paracetamol and Benadryl. Sterpen when taken with ibuprofen may increase the effects of either drug.
Substitutes for Sterpen Injection
Campicillin 500mg Injection
Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Broadicilin 500mg Injection
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
Zycillin 500mg Injection
₹0.86/ml of Injection
Afdillin 500mg Injection
Anglo-French Drugs & Industries Ltd
₹1.65/ml of Injection
Ampicad 500mg Injection
₹2.39/ml of Injection