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Synthocilin 500mg Injection

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Overview

Introduction

Synthocilin 500mg Injection is a penicillin-type antibiotic used to treat a variety of bacterial infections of the skin, bones and joints, respiratory tract (e.g., pneumonia), urinary tract, gastrointestinal tract, brain (e.g., meningitis), heart, blood, and others.

Synthocilin 500mg Injection works by stopping the growth of bacteria, which helps to resolve the underlying infection and improve your symptoms. It is given as a drip (intravenous infusion) or as an injection directly into a vein or a muscle under the supervision of a healthcare professional. This medicine should be used regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening. The total duration of treatment and precise dosage will be decided by your doctor, depending on the type of infection that you have and how well you respond to the medication. It is effective in both adults and children.

Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you are allergic to penicillin or penicillin-type of medicines. Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and local pain, swelling, redness at the site of injection may be seen as side effects in some patients. These are temporary and usually resolve quickly. Consult your doctor if any of these side effects persist or if your condition worsens. This medicine is generally regarded as safe to use during pregnancy if used under a doctor’s supervision.

Uses of Synthocilin Injection

Side effects of Synthocilin Injection

Common
  • Rash
  • Allergic reaction
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Synthocilin Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Synthocilin Injection works

Synthocilin 500mg Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Synthocilin 500mg Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Synthocilin 500mg Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Synthocilin 500mg Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Synthocilin 500mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Synthocilin 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Synthocilin 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Synthocilin 500mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Synthocilin 500mg Injection is used to treat infections caused by bacteria.
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Synthocilin 500mg Injection may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Stop taking this medicine and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Patient Concerns

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Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
Ask A Chemist
Loteprednol is used in the treatment of inflammatory and allergic conditions of the superficial layers of the eye, such as allergic conjunctivitis (allergic itching and redness of the whites of the eye, with tearing), conjunctivitis that occurs as part of acne rosacea (persistent redness over the areas of the face and nose), superficial punctate keratitis (inflammation of cornea), iritis (Inflammation of the interior eye structures), cyclitis (inflammation of cilliary body of the eye). It is also used in the treatment of postoperative inflammation of the eye after the eye surgery.Tobramycin is used as an injection for treating bacterial infections of the skin, heart, stomach, brain, spinal cord, lungs, and urinary tract (bladder and kidneys). It is also used in the treatment of cystic fibrosis. In the form of eye-drops, it can be used to treat eye infections.
My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
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FAQs

Q. Can Synthocilin cause allergic reaction?

Although it is rare but yes, Synthocilin can cause allergic reaction and is harmful in patients with known allergy to penicillins. Get emergency medical help if you have any of the signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Q. How long does Synthocilin takes to work?

Usually, Synthocilin starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take around 2-3 days to make you feel better while taking Synthocilin.

Q. Can the use of Synthocilin cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Synthocilin can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic and it kills the harmful bacteria, however, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

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