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Campicillin 250 mg is an antibiotic drug used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. It contains the active ingredient Ampicillin, effective in bacterial infections of the nose, throat, lungs, urinary tract, and skin. Being an antibiotic agent, Campicillin acts by killing the bacteria responsible for causing an infection in your body. The medicine may make you feel better within a few days, but you should continue taking it for the prescribed period even if you feel fine. Stopping the treatment may make the infection return and harder to treat.
The medicine is for oral use; absorption of the drug is impaired by food. Therapy can be started as per dosing recommendations provided by a doctor. Swallow with a glass full of water without opening the capsule.
Campicillin 250mg is an antibiotic medication that stops the growth of many types of bacteria. It should be used on an empty stomach. In general, it is taken usually four times a day. Use it regularly, evenly spaced intervals as per the doctor’s instructions. Do not skip doses and complete the entire course of treatment. Sudden discontinuation of stopping the treatment too early may lead to worsening of the symptom. The correct dosage and total duration of treatment depend on the type of infection you are suffering from and how well you respond to the treatment. Consuming alcohol with Campicillin 500 mg capsule does not cause any side effects, but limiting consumption is always a wise decision.
Before taking Campicilin 250 mg, inform your doctor straight away if you are allergic to penicillin or any penicillin-type medication. Nausea, vomiting, rash, diarrhoea, and allergic reactions. Let your doctor know if you have a history of an allergic reaction
The doctor prescribes the dosage of the drug depending on your age, condition, and response to the treatment.
The antibiotic drug is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy, but inform your doctor before taking it during your pregnancy days. The drug is equally safe and well-tolerated in breastfeeding women. There is no evidence to show that Ampicillin passes into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is harmful to the baby. Patients dealing with kidney and liver issues should take extra precautions while taking antibiotic medication. If you have any doubt, please consult your doctor. There is limited evidence available on the use of the medicine in patients with hepatic insufficiency. Simultaneous use with oral contraceptives may lead to increased risk of breakthrough bleeding and reduced efficacy of the contraceptive drug. You may be more prone to get a rash with the concomitant use of allopurinol. Probenecid increases blood levels. Alert your doctor if you are taking any other medications, including prescription or herbal products.
Campicillin 250 mg is less toxic as compared to any other antibiotics. Side effects are rare and hardly occurs. These include headache, nausea, vomiting nausea, weakness, stomach pain, and diarrhoea.