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Pentas 200 MG Description

Pentas Tablet is an antibiotic and is used in treating different types of bacterial infections of the skin, ear, nose, throat, chest, bone, private parts, etc. It contains benzylpenicillin (also call

ed Penicillin G) as its active ingredient. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in the correct doses and for the exact duration as prescribed. Do not stop taking the Pentas, as it may result in treatment failure and reoccurrence of the infection, thus you should always complete the course of the treatment. You may experience diarrhoea as the most common side effect after taking this medicine. However, not everyone experiences this side effect. Reach out to your doctor if diarrhoea persists or worsens. Before using Pentas, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.


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ContainsBenzylpenicillin(200.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDiarrhea, nausea, vomiting
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Uses of Pentas 200 MG

Pentas Tablet is used to treat various types of bacterial infections such as skin infections, respiratory tract infections, dental infections, infection of tonsils and throat, lung infections, urinary...
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Contraindications of Pentas 200 MG

  • If you are allergic to Benzylpenicillin or any other ingredients of Pentas Tablet.
  • If you have a history of an allergic reaction to other Penicillins or Cephalosporins.

Side effects of Pentas 200 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Skin rashes

Precautions and Warnings of Pentas 200 MG



Can I take Pentas Tablet during pregnancy?
There is limited information about the effects of the Pentas Tablet on pregnancy, thus you should avoid taking this medicine unless advised by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Pentas Tablet while breastfeeding?
It is unknown if this medicine passes into breast milk, hence you should consult your doctor before using Pentas Tablet while breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have consumed Pentas Tablet?
Pentas has no or negligible influence on your ability to drive.


Can I consume alcohol with Pentas Tablet?
You should avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with Pentas Tablet as alcohol is known to worsen the infection.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any problems with your liver or kidneys.
  • You are suffering from any heart disease.
  • You experience any severe allergic reaction or side effects after taking Pentas Tablet.
  • You have diabetes.
  • You are pregnant or think you might be pregnant.
  • You are breastfeeding.

Mode of Action of Pentas 200 MG

How Does It Work?

Benzylpenicillin in Pentas Tablet works by inhibiting the enzymes called Penicillin-Binding Proteins (PBP's) which helps to form a bacterial cell wall, thus causing bacteria's death and preventing the...
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Directions for Use of Pentas 200 MG

  • Pentas Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a 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 and should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine on your own without consulting the doctor.

Interactions of Pentas 200 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Pentas Tablet may interact with other medicines, discuss it with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have...
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  • The use of oral contraceptives along this medicine may alter its effects and may result in an unwanted pregnancy.
  • Other medicines like probenecid, methotrexate, allopurinol, neomycin, warfarin should be used with caution along with this medicine.
  • You should let the doctor or the laboratory person know that you are using this medicine while going for a lab test, as this medicine may interfere with the lab tests.

Storage and disposal of Pentas 200 MG

  • Store Pentas Tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly, do not flush it in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Pentas 200 MG


If you think you have taken too much of Pentas, contact your doctor immediately or visit your nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Pentas Tablet take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedu...
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What is the use of Pentas Tablet?

A: Pentas Tablet is used to treat various types of bacterial infections such as skin infections, respiratory tract infection, dental infections, infection of tonsils and throat, lung infection, urinary tract infections, sexually transmitted infections, etc.

Q: Can I stop taking Pentas Tablet on my own?

A: No, you should never stop taking Pentas Tablet until it is advised by the doctor, even if you are feeling good. If you discontinue the treatment before completing the course, your symptoms may reoccur.

Q: Does Pentas Tablet cause diarrhoea?

A: Yes, Pentas Tablet may cause diarrhoea as its side effect.

Q: Is Pentas habit-forming?

A: No habit-forming tendencies have been reported with Pentas. But you should take it only in doses as prescribed by the doctor.

Q: Does the Pentas Tablet treat urinary tract infection (UTI)?

A: Yes, the Pentas Tablet will help in treating urinary tract infection (UTI) caused due by various bacterial organisms.

Q: What are the side effect of Pentas?

A: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, skin rashes are a few common side effects of Pentas. It is not necessary that everyone experience the same.

Q: What is the dosage of Pentas?

A: The dose and frequency of Pentas will be depending upon the type and severity of infection. Do not modify the dose on your own without consulting a doctor.

Q: When should I take Pentas?

A: You should take Pentas at any time of the day with or without food as advised by the doctor. But it is advised to take it at a fixed time every day to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body and for best results.

Q: What is the composition of Pentas?

A: The composition Pentas consists of benzylpenicillin (also called Penicillin G) as its active ingredient, which belongs to an antibiotic class of medicines.

Q: Can I take Pentas for rheumatic fever?

A: No, you should not take Pentas for any other medical condition other than what it is prescribed for. The doctor will prescribe you the appropriate medicine after proper diagnosis. Hence it would be best to take a doctor's advice before taking any medicine to treat fever. Refrain from self-medication in any case.
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Last Updated on: 13 Sep 2022 | 01:45 PM (IST)

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