Medicine Overview of Zycillin Injection
Side Effects of Zycillin are Rash, Allergic reaction, Nausea, Diarrhoea, Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness).
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Zycillin 500 mg Injection 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 Zycillin Injection
- Zycillin 500 mg Injection is the first choice medicine to treat many types of bacterial infections.
- Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.
- Finish the prescribed course of Zycillin 500 mg Injection, 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 but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
- Stop taking Zycillin 500 mg Injection and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.
Zycillin Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Zycillin 500 mg 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.
Zycillin 500 mg 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.
Zycillin 500 mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Zycillin 500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zycillin 500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Zycillin 500 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Zycillin 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
Q. Is Zycillin light-sensitive?
Yes, Zycillin is light sensitive it should be kept away from sunlight
Q. Does Zycillin cover anaerobes, listeria?
Zycillin is used for infections caused by anaerobes and listeria. It is not typically used to treat chlamydia
Q. Is Zycillin/Megapen a prodrug?
No, Zycillin is not a prodrug
Q. Is Zycillin a cephalosporin?
Zycillin is not a cephalosporin
Q. Can I take Zycillin for strep throat, tooth infection, sore throat, chlamydial and bacterial vaginitis?
Zycillin can be used to treat strep throat, tooth infection, sore throat, bacterial vaginitis
Q. Can I take Zycillin with Advil (ibuprofen), Tylenol (paracetamol) and Benadryl?
Zycillin can be taken with paracetamol and Benadryl. Zycillin when taken with ibuprofen may increase the effects of either drug.
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