Ampikem C 250mg/250mg Capsule

  • Manufacturer : Alkem Laboratories Ltd.
  • Composition : Ampicillin 250mg, Cloxacillin 250mg
  • Generally Prescribed For : Bacterial Infections (Ear, Nose, Throat, GU Tract, Skin, and Soft-Tissue)
  • Estimated Price : 33.75 For 10 Capsules Strip

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Uses of Ampikem C 250mg/250mg Capsule

Ampikem C 250mg/250mg Capsule is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Bacterial Infections (Ear, Nose, Throat, GU Tract, Skin, and Soft-Tissue)

Side effects of Ampikem C 250mg/250mg Capsule

The most common side effects of Ampikem C 250mg/250mg Capsule are - Dry skin, Itching, Rash, Dry nose, Dry mouth, Dry lips, Drowsiness, Nervousness, Dry eyes, Joint pain

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Ampikem C 250mg/250mg Capsule

Do not use Ampikem C 250mg/250mg Capsule if you are allergic to - Ampicillin, Cloxacillin

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Ampikem C 250mg/250mg Capsule.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Ampikem C 250mg/250mg Capsule works

Ampikem C 250mg/250mg Capsule contains - Ampicillin, Cloxacillin

Ampicillin works by interfering with the ability of bacteria to form cell walls. The cell walls of bacteria are vital for their survival, Ampicillin impairs the bonds that hold the bacterial cell wall together.

Cloxacillin inhibits cell wall synthesis and causes cell lysis and death in bacteria that make rigid, cross-linked cell walls in several steps. Cloxacillin affects the final stage of crosslinking by binding with and inactivating penicillin-binding protein, the enzyme that causes linkage in cell wall strands.

Dosage of Ampikem C 250mg/250mg Capsule

The dosage of Ampikem C 250mg/250mg Capsule depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Ampikem C 250mg/250mg Capsule

If you forget to take a dose of Ampikem C 250mg/250mg Capsule, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Interaction

Drug :- allopurinol: Increased risk of rash, particularly in hyperuricemic patient.

aminoglycosides: Possibly inactivated action of aminoglycoside and ampicillin when given together.

heparin, oral anticoagulants: Increased risk of bleeding.

oral contraceptives: Possibly reduced contraceptive effectiveness and breakthrough bleeding.

probenecid: Possibly increased serum ampicillin level and ampicillin toxicity.

tetracyclines: Possibly impaired action of ampicillin.

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  • Dr. Swaroop Choudhari, MD
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