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Longacillin 6iu Injection 1ml

By HINDUSTAN ANTIBIOTICS LTD
1ml Injection
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Longacillin 6iu Injection 1ml Description

Longacillin Injection is an antibiotic medicine. It is used for the treatment and prevention of various bacterial infections such as skin infections, sexually transmitted diseases, rheumatic fever, e

tc. It contains benzathine penicillin as its active ingredient. This injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse in a hospital or clinic. Do not self-inject this medicine. Please follow any aftercare instructions given by your doctor. Before using Longacillin Injection, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.

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Product Summary

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ContainsBenzathine Penicillin
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsNausea, diarrhoea, application site reaction
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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uses

Uses of Longacillin 6iu Injection 1ml

For the treatment and prevention of bacterial infections such as skin infection, sexually transmitted diseases like syphilis, rheumatic fever (that affects joints, heart, and skin), etc.
contraindications

Contraindications of Longacillin 6iu Injection 1ml

  • If you are allergic to penicillin or similar antibiotics or any of the ingredient of Longacillin Injection.
  • If you have a history of previous allergic reactions upon the use of antibiotic medicines containing cephalosporin, carbapenem, or monobactam. If you are not sure about these medicines, ask your docto...
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sideEffects

Side effects of Longacillin 6iu Injection 1ml

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Pain and swelling at the site of application
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Longacillin 6iu Injection 1ml

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Longacillin Injection during pregnancy?
A:
Consult your doctor before taking Longacillin Injection during pregnancy. This injection can be used during pregnancy after careful consideration of the benefits and risks by the prescribing doctor. Tell your doctor if you are or may be pregnant before taking this injection.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Longacillin Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding before taking Longacillin Injection. Components of this injection pass into breast milk. A breastfed baby should be watched for fungal infections of mouth and diarrhoea, if this happens discontinue breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Longacillin Injection?
A:
Longacillin Injection can affect the ability to drive, hence avoid driving immediately after taking this injection.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Longacillin Injection?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol with Longacillin Injection as it is known to affect the immune response of an individual which is very critical in combating infection.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have or ever had an allergic reaction to other antibiotics like penicillin or other beta-lactam antibiotics.
  • You have any pre-existing medical condition.
  • Your liver and kidneys are not functioning properly, in this case, dose adjustment may be required.
  • You experience any allergic symptoms such as rashes, difficulty in breathing, itching after taking this injection.
  • You have asthma, have a fever or any kind of previously known allergy.
  • Regular monitoring of liver and kidney function may be required when you are taking this injection.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Longacillin 6iu Injection 1ml

How Does It Work?

Longacillin Injection works by inhibiting the cell wall formation in bacteria and thereby killing the bacteria.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Longacillin 6iu Injection 1ml

  • Longacillin Injection will be given into your muscles by a healthcare professional.
  • Please follow any aftercare instructions given by the doctor/nurse.
interactions

Interactions of Longacillin 6iu Injection 1ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Longacillin Injection works or this medicine itself can affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, herbals, or supplements you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
  • Especially if you are taking any other antibiotics, medicines for the treatment of gout, anticoagulants and medicines used in chemotherapy like methotrexate. If you are not sure about these medicines,...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Longacillin 6iu Injection 1ml

  • Store Longacillin Injection in a cool and dry place, away from sunlight.
  • Keep it out of the reach and sight of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Longacillin 6iu Injection 1ml

Overdose

It is less likely that you will get an overdose of this injection as it is given by a healthcare professional. If an overdose is suspected, inform your doctor.

Missed a Dose

It is less likely that a dose of this injection will be missed since it is to be given under medical supervision. If you think that you have not been given a dose, talk to your doctor immediately.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is diarrhoea a common side effect during the treatment with Longacillin Injection?

A: Yes, diarrhoea is a common side effect during the treatment with Longacillin Injection or any antibiotics.

Q: What is Longacillin Injection used for?

A: This injection is used for the treatment and prevention of bacterial infections caused by susceptible organisms.

Q: How will Longacillin Injection be given to me?

A: Longacillin Injection will be given into your muscles (intramuscular injection).

Q: Can Longacillin Injection be used during pregnancy?

A: Consult your doctor before taking Longacillin Injection during pregnancy. This injection can be used during pregnancy after careful consideration of the benefits and risks by the prescribing doctor. Tell your doctor if you are or may be pregnant before taking this injection.
Last Updated on: 17 Sep 2022 | 11:32 AM (IST)
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