Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection

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Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection Information

Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection is a prescription medicine that is available as a Injection. Other than this, Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The correct dosage of Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Common side effects of Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection include Nausea or vomiting, Diarrhoea. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection as well, which are listed below. Usually, these side effects of Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection's effect during pregnancy is Unknown and Unknown while nursing. In addition, Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection related warnings section.

Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection in conditions like Kidney Disease, Asthma, Liver Disease.

Drug reaction of Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

You should also be aware that Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection Benefits & Uses

Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Osteomyelitis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1000 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 4 daily
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: Dosage strength: Ampicillin (500 mg), Cloxacillin (500 mg)
Geriatric
  • Disease: Osteomyelitis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1000 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 4 daily
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: Dosage strength: Ampicillin (500 mg), Cloxacillin (500 mg)

Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection safe for pregnant women?


    The effects of Megapen on pregnant women are unknown since no research has been done to ascertain it yet.

    Unknown
  • Is the use of Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection safe during breastfeeding?


    In the absence of any scientific study about the side effects of Megapen in breastfeeding women, information on safety of Megapen is unavailable.

    Unknown
  • What is the effect of Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection on the Kidneys?


    Megapen can have moderate side effects on the kidney. If you notice any harmful effects, stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection on the Liver?


    The liver can be affected by Megapen. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it and consult your doctor. You should restart Megapen only after medical advice.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection on the Heart?


    Megapen is rarely harmful for the heart.

    Mild


Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection

  • Is this Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection habit forming or addictive?


    Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection is not addictive in nature.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    After taking Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection can make you drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but take Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection


    Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection, due to a lack of research on this.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection


    No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Megapen 250 mg/250 mg Injection with alcohol will be.

    Unknown


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Ampicillin

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 722-723

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 158-160

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 721

Product Description [Internet]: AMPICLOXTM Ampicillin-cloxacillin. GlaxoSmithKline

smpc [Internet]: Penbritin 250 mg Capsules. Chemidex Pharma Ltd

smpc [Internet]: Penbritin 500 mg Capsules. Chemidex Pharma Ltd

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