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Warcilin 250mg Capsule

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By PFIZER LTD
15 Capsule(s) in Strip

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Amoxycillin / Amoxicillin(250.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Warcilin Capsule 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...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
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uses

Uses of Warcilin 250mg Capsule

  • Warcilin Capsule 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

Contraindications of Warcilin 250mg Capsule

  • If you are allergic to amoxicillin or other components of this Warcilin Capsule.
  • Having a history of allergic reactions to penicillins or cephalosporins. If you are not sure which are the medicines ask the doctor.
sideEffects

Side effects of Warcilin 250mg Capsule

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

Precautions and Warnings of Warcilin 250mg Capsule

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Warcilin Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the use of the Warcilin Capsule during pregnancy. You can use the medicine in pregnancy only if prescribed by the doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Warcilin Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Warcilin Capsule 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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Warcilin Capsule?
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 Warcilin Capsule.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Warcilin Capsule?
A:
No known interactions with alcohol. Discuss with the doctor if you drink alcohol too often.
otherGeneralWarnings

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.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Warcilin 250mg Capsule

How Does It Work?

Warcilin Capsule 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.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Warcilin 250mg Capsule

  • Warcilin Capsule 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

Interactions of Warcilin 250mg Capsule

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Warcilin Capsule 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.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Warcilin 250mg Capsule

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

Dosage of Warcilin 250mg Capsule

Overdose

The symptoms of an overdose of Warcilin Capsule 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 Warcilin Capsule, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Warcilin Capsule safe to use in pregnancy?

A: Warcilin Capsule 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 Warcilin Capsule prescribed for?

A: Warcilin Capsule 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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ContainsAmoxycillin / Amoxicillin(250.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, rashes
Last Updated on: 25 Aug 2021 | 08:00 PM (IST)
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