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Carbenicillina

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Carbenicillina is a medication used as an antibiotic and is part of the group of penicillin medications. Carbenicillina can fight various types of bacteria inside the body except viral infections that are common to colds and the flu.

Carbenicillina is a prescription medication distributed under the brand name Geocillin. Carbenicillina is available in a tablet that can be administered orally to patients with infections due to bacteria, including patients who have a bladder infection.

The proper dosage for Carbenicillina is determined by the doctor based on a series of laboratory tests. For best results, it is recommended that this medication be taken orally at least an hour before a meal. Taking the medicine with a glass of water will make it easier to swallow.

Follow the prescribed dosage and schedule given to you by the doctor and never change the dosage or schedule. Never take two doses to make up for a missed dose. Simply forget the missed dose and take the next one.

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

Patients undergoing treatment with Carbenicillina may experience side effects. The common side effects include pyrexia, 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 cephalalgia, 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 medication.

Individuals who are allergic to Carbenicillina 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 Carbenicillina.

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 medication. The effectiveness of birth control pills may be interfered with when used together with Carbenicillina. In this case, you can ask for other alternative birth control methods you can use while undergoing treatment with Carbenicillina.

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

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

Carbenicillina has the following structural formula:

Chemical structure of carbenicillina


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

Generic name: Carbenicillin

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

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