Description Of MEGAPEN CAPSULE
Megapen Capsule is a prescription medicine that is used to treat certain infections including, respiratory infections such as pneumonia with inflammation in the bronchi and worsen severe inflammation of the bronchial tubes lining. It is also used to treat problems during childbirth such as fever caused by a uterine infection during delivery. Megapen may also treat other infections such as blood and bone infections, ear, nose and throat infections. This drug contains ampicillin and cloxacillin, both damage the bacteria by acting on the bacterial cell wall formation. Megapen Capsule is also used to prevent & treat bacterial infections in the premature or newborn child, and to treat wound and respiratory system infections after an operation.
MEGAPEN CAPSULE Chemical Name
Ampicillin (250mg) + Cloxacillin (250mg)
MEGAPEN CAPSULE Manufacturer
Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Uses of MEGAPEN CAPSULE
HOW TO USE MEGAPEN CAPSULE?
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your health care physician. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Megapen Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.
How MEGAPEN CAPSULE working
Megan tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Ampicillin and Cloxacillin. These antibiotics work by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Together, they treat your infection effectively.
Adverse effects Of MEGAPEN CAPSULE
- severe skin itching
- skin rash
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of MEGAPEN CAPSULE
a viral infection (mononucleosis)
allergic to beta-lactam antibiotics
blood cancer (leukemia)
Patients suffering from these conditions are at an increased risk for the incident of skin rash when using ampicillin. As a result, the use of ampicillin should be avoided in such patients.
Before you use Megapen tablet, discuss with your health care physician if you are allergic to it or its ingredients. Your health care physician may prescribe an alternative drug and update your medical records to record this information. Tell your doctor if you are allergic any of the following substances: penicillins, or cephalosporins.
Storage Conditions for MEGAPEN CAPSULE
You should store Megapen tablet below 25°C (77°F), the suspension should be used within 7 days of dispensing. Oral drops for newborn babies should be kept in the refrigerator, do not freeze and should be used within 5 days of dispensing, and away from humidity. Store the tablet away from the reach of seed and pets.