Campicillin 500mg

Campicillin 500mg
Campicillin 500mg
Active Ingredients
Ampicillin
Generic Brand for
Omnipen
Strength
500 mg
Manufacture by
Cadila
Packing
capsules in Blister
Pack Size Unit price Qty Gross Total
30 Capsules $0.85 $0.85
60 Capsules $0.75 $0.75
90 Capsules $0.68 $0.68

Product Description

Campicillin 500mg Capsules - Drug Information

Campicillin 500 is an antibiotic drug to treat illnesses caused by bacteria. It helps treat ear, bladder, or ear infections, gonorrhea, pneumonia Salmonella, and E. Coli. The doctor may also advise it to treat some other conditions caused by harmful bacteria.

It is an antibiotic that is part of the class of antibiotics referred to as penicillin. It treats the effects of bacterial infections and prevents them from spreading. The drug does this by preventing the development of bacteria. Campicillin 500 cannot treat viral infections.

The company manufactures Campicillin 500 mg from Nicholas Piramal (India). It is possible to buy Campicillin 500 mg online too.

Uses of Ampicillin 500mg Capsules

As a generic version of the brand Duricef, Campicillin 500 treats health issues.

  • Pharyngitis
  • Shigellosis
  • Gonorrhea
  • Intraabdominal infection
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Bronchopneumonia
  • Typhoid fever
  • Bronchitis
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Sinusitis

How does it work?

Campicillin 500mg Capsules contain Ampicillin as its active salt, a penicillin-type antibiotic. It functions by resulting in the death of harmful bacteria that cause illness. The drug inhibits the bacteria from developing and forming their protective covering. It is usually known as the cell wall, which helps them survive in the human body. Thus, it weakens them and results in their death, and kills the bacteria. The drug stops their further development and prevents them from spreading the infection.

How to take Campicillin 500mg Capsules?

As a prescription drug, you must take Campicillin Capsules as directed by your doctor. The dosage strength is generally based on various aspects. It includes weight, age, the severity of the condition, and how you respond to the medicine.

It is typically indicated to take it four times daily, every six hours, or as mentioned in your prescription. You should strictly follow the dose directed to you by your physician.

Take the Capsules orally by swallowing them with the help of water and do not chew or crush them while having them. You should take the medication on a full stomach(after having a meal), usually 1 hour before or 2 hours after eating. While continuing the treatment of this medicine, drink plenty of fluids. Do not forget to take any dose during the treatment course and use it as long as your doctor says.

Side effects

Nausea, diarrhea, rash, vomiting, and stomach pain are the side effects that it may cause. However, these symptoms are temporary and appear in a mild form, usually getting well soon. But if they worsen and persist, you need to seek medical attention. Also, other allergic reactions may occur as adverse reactions.

Inform your doctor if they occur and take precautions to prevent them from appearing. Please do not take a higher or double dose, as it can be a reason behind these adverse outcomes. Furthermore, discuss with your doctor and know how to manage them if they appear in a mild form.

Precautions and Safety advice

A person with an allergy to Ampicillin should also avoid Campicillin Capsules if they have a history of allergy to penicillin or any penicillin class of medication.

During pregnancy and breastfeeding, Campicillin 500mg Capsules are usually considered safe.

Before you take Campicillin Capsules, let your doctor know if you have health problems such as

  • Allergy to active salt
  • Blood-related disorder
  • low immunity or have glandular fever
  • Kidney related problems
  • Leukemia
  • HIV or syphilis

Also, let your doctor know if you already take any other medicine or supplements. Be cautious and ensure you avoid drug interactions that can harm your health.

You need caution while taking Ampicillin Capsules if you suffer from kidney disease. A doctor may adjust your dose depending on your medical status to make the treatment safe. Hence discuss a doctor first.

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