Medicine Overview of Sterpen Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Sterpen 500mg Injection 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 Sterpen Injection
- 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 Sterpen and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
Sterpen Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Sterpen 500mg Injection 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.
Sterpen 500mg Injection 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.
Sterpen 500mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Sterpen 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients 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 500mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Sterpen Injection
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
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.
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