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Hipen Dt 250mg Tab

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Amoxicillin
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Antibiotic

Medical Description

Hipen Dt 250mg Tab is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections like infection of the lungs, airways, tonsils and throat, skin and urinary tract infections. It contains amoxicillin as
an active ingredient. It stops the growth and multiplication of bacteria. Hipen Dt 250mg Tab or other antibiotics should not be used when not sure if the infection is due to bacteria, unnecessary use of antibiotics can make it ineffective treatment. Complete the course as prescribed by the doctor or it may lead to relapse or return the infection.
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Uses of Hipen Dt 250mg Tab

  • Hipen Dt 250mg Tab is used to treat bacterial infections of the airway, lungs, skin, tonsils, throat and urinary tract.
  • It used for the treatment of sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhoea and for reducing the risk of an ulcer due to a bacteria called H. pylori.

Contraindications of Hipen Dt 250mg Tab

  • If you are allergic to amoxicillin or other components of this Hipen Dt 250mg Tab .
  • Having a history of allergic reactions to penicillins or cephalosporins. If you are not sure which are the medicines ask the doctor.

Side effects of Hipen Dt 250mg Tab

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Skin rash
  • Skin itching

Precautions and Warnings of Hipen Dt 250mg Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Hipen Dt 250mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the use of the Hipen Dt 250mg Tab during pregnancy. You can use the medicine in pregnancy only if prescribed by the doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Hipen Dt 250mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
Hipen Dt 250mg Tab passes into breast milk. Hence, you should be cautious and breastfeeding should be discontinued if side effects such as thrush, fungal infection of the mouth are observed in the breastfed infant.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Hipen Dt 250mg Tab ?
A:
There is limited information available on the effect of the medicine on the driving ability of an individual. You may experience dizziness that may influence the ability to drive or operate machines. Hence, avoid driving or operating machine when on treatment with Hipen Dt 250mg Tab .

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Hipen Dt 250mg Tab ?
A:
No known interactions with alcohol. Discuss with the doctor if you drink alcohol too often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You may experience allergic symptoms after taking the medicine.
  • If you have kidney disease then dose adjustments are required.
  • People with kidney problems may experience fits or seizures.
  • You are unable to urinate or may have difficulty urinating.
  • You may have glandular fever, you may experience symptoms like fever, extreme tiredness, sore throat and swollen glands.
  • You may experience watery or bloody diarrhoea, fever, even if this occurs days after stopping the medicine, immediately consult a doctor.

Mode of Action of Hipen Dt 250mg Tab

How Does It Work?

Hipen Dt 250mg Tab blocks the action of an enzyme responsible for cell wall formation in bacteria, thereby stopping the growth and multiplication of bacteria responsible for the infection.

Directions for Use of Hipen Dt 250mg Tab

  • Hipen Dt 250mg Tab should be taken as directed by the doctor.
  • Take with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew it.
  • Avoid overdose of the medicine.

Interactions of Hipen Dt 250mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Hipen Dt 250mg Tab works, or the medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the doctor of medicines, supplements, or herbals you are taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.
  • Especially taking other anti-infective medicines, medicine for the treatment of gout and oral contraceptives.

Storage and disposal of Hipen Dt 250mg Tab

  • Store below 25°C at a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Hipen Dt 250mg Tab

Overdose

The symptoms of an overdose of Hipen Dt 250mg Tab includes nausea, diarrhoea, vomiting. In case of an overdose, contact the doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

You should never miss your dose of antibiotics as it may lead to treatment failure and relapse of the infection. If you miss a dose of Hipen Dt 250mg Tab , take it as soon as you remember. However, if
it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the medicine schedule.
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Hipen Dt 250mg Tab safe to use in pregnancy?

A: Hipen Dt 250mg Tab can be taken by a pregnant woman if prescribed by a doctor. Avoid self-medicating, especially during pregnancy since there is limited safety information available about the use of the medicine during pregnancy. Consult the doctor before taking medicine.

Q: What is Hipen Dt 250mg Tab prescribed for?

A: Hipen Dt 250mg Tab is an antibiotic used for treating infections of the lungs, throat, airways, ears, tonsils, urinary tract, certain reproductive tract infection (gonorrhoea) and to reduce the risk of recurrence of an ulcer due to a bacteria, H. pylori.

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ContainsAmoxicillin
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, rashes
Last Updated on: 25 Aug 2021 | 08:00 PM (IST)
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