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Ampistar 500mg Capsules

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Ampistar 500mg Capsules Description

Ampistar 500mg Capsules is an antibiotic medicine used for the treatment of certain bacterial infections such as infections of the lungs, airways, throat, skin, soft tissues, sexually transmitted di

eases, urinary tract, etc. It contains ampicillin as an active ingredient that belongs to the penicillin group of antibiotics. This medicine is not to be used in viral infections like flu, cold, etc. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history, before starting this medicine.

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ContainsAmpicillin
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsAllergic reaction, skin rash, itching, irritation
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Ampistar 500mg Capsules

Ampistar 500mg Capsules is used for the treatment of several types of bacterial infections of ear, nose and throat infection, respiratory tract, urinary tract, chest infection, sexually transmitted d...
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Contraindications of Ampistar 500mg Capsules

  • If you are allergic to ampicillin or any of the other ingredients of Ampistar 500mg Capsules .
  • If you are allergic to any other antibiotics belonging to penicillin or cephalosporin class of antibiotics (called beta-lactams).

Side effects of Ampistar 500mg Capsules

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Skin rash, itching, irritation, redness

Precautions and Warnings of Ampistar 500mg Capsules

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ampistar 500mg Capsules during pregnancy?
A:
Ampistar 500mg Capsules can be taken during pregnancy if prescribed by the doctor. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant while he prescribes you this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Ampistar 500mg Capsules while breastfeeding?
A:
Consult your doctor before taking Ampistar 500mg Capsules while breastfeeding as limited safety data is available.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Ampistar 500mg Capsules ?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of this medicine on driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Ampistar 500mg Capsules ?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and Ampistar 500mg Capsules . Consult the doctor for more information if you drink too often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of allergic reactions like skin rash and swelling of the face or neck due to antibiotic use.
  • You are already taking any other antibiotic medicine.
  • You have any blood-related disorder.
  • You have kidney problems.
  • You have low immunity or have glandular fever.
  • You are going to have urine tests for glucose, as this medicine may affect the test results.

Mode of Action of Ampistar 500mg Capsules

How Does It Work?

Ampistar 500mg Capsules medicine inhibits bacterial DNA, thereby restricting their growth and eventually killing the bacteria.

Directions for Use of Ampistar 500mg Capsules

  • Ampistar 500mg Capsules should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Ampistar 500mg Capsules

Interactions with other medicines

  • Ampistar 500mg Capsules may interact with other medicines, discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking.
  • In particular, if you are taking any other antibiotic medicines, anti-gout medicines, oral contraceptives, probenecid, allopurinol, etc.

Storage and disposal of Ampistar 500mg Capsules

  • Store Ampistar 500mg Capsules at room temperature.
  • Protect it from direct sunlight.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children.

Dosage of Ampistar 500mg Capsules

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose are nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea. If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of Ampistar 500mg Capsules medicine, contact your doctor immediately or ...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Ampistar 500mg Capsules, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the composition of Ampistar 500mg Capsules ?

A: The composition of Ampistar 500mg Capsules consists of ampicillin, as an active ingredient. It is used to treat different types of bacterial infections of the throat, lungs, ears, nose, heart, sexually transmitted disease and urinary tract. It stops the growth of bacteria causing the infection by preventing bacterial cell wall formation.

Q: Is Ampistar 500mg Capsules an antibiotic medicine?

A: Yes, Ampistar 500mg Capsules is an antibiotic medicine, that belongs to penicillin group of antibiotics.
Last Updated on: 27 Jun 2022 | 11:04 AM (IST)

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