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Carbenicilina

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Carbenicilina is a medicament used as an antibiotic that belongs to the group of penicillin medicaments. Carbenicilina can fight many types of bacteria inside the body except viral infections that are common to colds and the flu.

Carbenicilina is a prescribed medicament distributed under the brand name Geocillin. Carbenicilina comes in a tablet that can be administered orally to patients who have infections due to bacteria. This includes patients who have bladder infection.

Proper dosage of Carbenicilina is determined by the doctor based on a series of laboratory tests. For best results, this medicament should be taken orally at least an hour before a meal. Take the medicine with a glass of water to make it easier to swallow.

Follow the prescribed dosage by the doctor and never change the dosage and schedule. Never take two dosages to make up for a missed dosage. You should forget the missed dosage and take the next one.

In case of overdosage, you must immediately seek medical help.

Patients undergoing treatment with Carbenicilina may experience side effects. The common side effects include fever, unusual weakness, severe skin itching and pilling, unusual behavior, seizure, diarrhea and difficulty in urinating.

There are also less serious side effects that may occur such as headache, swollen tongue, emesis, stomach pain, and vaginal discharge or itching. If any of these side effects occur, it is best to consult your doctor before continuing with the medicament.

Individuals who are allergic to Carbenicilina and other antibiotics such as Ampicillin, Amoxicillin, Oxacillin, Penicillin and Dicloxacillin must avoid using the medicine.

Aside from that, you must inform your doctor if you are taking other prescribed medicines, herbal medicines, vitamins and other substances that may interact or interfere with Carbenicilina.

It is also necessary to inform your doctor of your complete medical history including intestine or stomach disorders, kidney problems and blood disorders. Avoid using the medicine longer than prescribed by your physician because it will lead to secondary infections such as vaginal yeast infection, oral infection and bladder infection.

It is also important to tell your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or you are planning to become pregnant prior to medicament. The effectiveness of birth control pills may be interfered with when used together with Carbenicilina. In this case, you can ask for other alternative birth control methods you can use while undergoing treatment with Carbenicilina.

Carbenicilina is prescribed according to your medical condition. Therefore it is not advisable to use the medicament again in case of another infection. This medicament should not be shared with anyone else even if the individual has the same symptoms. Consultation with a doctor is necessary before taking the medicament.

Patients who are taking the medicament are required to have a regular check up of their blood, kidney and liver functions. This is to determine if the medicament is working well in treating the infection. You must follow the schedules according to the doctor's advice.

Carbenicilina has the following structural formula:

Chemical structure of carbenicilina


• Chemical IUPAC Name is 7-[(2-carboxy-2-phenyl-acetyl)amino]-3,3-dimethyl-6-oxo-2-thia-5-azabicyclo[3.2.0]
Carbenicilina available : 500mg tablets

Generic name: Carbenicillin

Brand name(s): Carbenicillina, Carbenicilline, Carbenicillinum, Geocillin, Geopen, Pyopen

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