Broadicillin 250mg Injection
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Broadicillin 250mg Injection Description
Broadicillin 250mg Injection is an antibiotic medicine used for the treatment of certain bacterial infections such as infections of lungs, airways, throat, skin, soft tissues, sexually transmitted d
iseases, 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. It will be given to you in a hospital or clinic by a doctor or nurse as an injection. 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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Uses of Broadicillin 250mg Injection
Broadicillin 250mg Injection is used for the treatment of several type of bacterial infections of ear, nose and throat infection, respiratory tract, urinary tract, chest infection, sexually transmitted disease, blood poisoning, etc....
Contraindications of Broadicillin 250mg Injection
- If you are allergic to ampicillin or any of the other ingredients of Broadicillin 250mg Injection .
- If you are allergic to any other antibiotics belonging to penicillin or cephalosporin class of antibiotics (called beta-lactams).
- If you have any liver or kidney diseases.
- If you are pregnant or a breastfeeding mother.
Side effects of Broadicillin 250mg Injection
- Allergic reaction
- Skin rash
Precautions and Warnings of Broadicillin 250mg Injection
Can I take Broadicillin 250mg Injection during pregnancy?
Broadicillin 250mg Injection should be avoided during pregnancy due to the lack of safety information. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant while he prescribes you this medicine.
Can I take Broadicillin 250mg Injection while breastfeeding?
Broadicillin 250mg Injection passes into the breastmilk in small amounts and may affect the breastfed baby. Hence it is recommended to take this medicine if you are breastfeeding only if advised by your doctor.
Can I drive if I have taken Broadicillin 250mg Injection ?
Broadicillin 250mg Injection does not affect your ability to drive or to use machinery.
Can I consume alcohol with Broadicillin 250mg Injection ?
There is no known interaction between alcohol and Broadicillin 250mg Injection . However, long term use of alcohol weakens your immune system and body's response to pathogens and infections. 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 Broadicillin 250mg Injection
How Does It Work?
Broadicillin 250mg Injection medicine inhibits bacterial DNA, thereby restricting their growth and eventually killing the bacteria.
Directions for Use of Broadicillin 250mg Injection
- Broadicillin 250mg Injection will be given in the hospital by your doctor or nurse as an injection.
- Do not self-inject this medicine.
Interactions of Broadicillin 250mg Injection
Interactions with other medicines
- Broadicillin 250mg Injection 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, etc.
Storage and disposal of Broadicillin 250mg Injection
- Store Broadicillin 250mg Injection at room temperature. Do not freeze it.
- Protect if from direct sunlight.
- Keep it out of the reach of children.
Dosage of Broadicillin 250mg Injection
This injection will be given by your doctor or nurse, therefore it is less likely to give you more or less of this medicine. However symptoms of overdose may include nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea.
Missed a Dose
You will be monitored by your doctor or nurse on when the medicine should be given to you. It is unlikely that the dose will be missed. However, if you think your doctor or nurse might have missed a dose inform them....
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What is the composition of Broadicillin 250mg Injection ?
A: The composition of Broadicillin 250mg Injection 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 Broadicillin 250mg Injection antibiotic medicine?
A: Yes, Broadicillin 250mg Injection is an antibiotic medicine, that belongs to penicillin group of antibiotics.
Q: What is the dose of Broadicillin 250mg Injection ?
A: The doctor will decide the specific dose for a specific duration depending upon the severity of the condition. Do not self-inject.
Q: What is the action of Broadicillin 250mg Injection ?
A: Broadicillin 250mg Injection is an antibiotic medicine. It works by inhibiting the growth of bacteria causing the infection by preventing bacterial cell wall formation. It is not effective against infections caused by viruses.
Q: Is Broadicillin 250mg Injection effective in covid-19?
A: The doctor will prescribe you the appropriate medicine on the basis of the medical history and severity of the underlying condition and medical history. If you have been tested positive for covid-19, immediately inform your doctor. Do not take any medicine to treat or prevent covid-19 without consulting a doctor.
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