Longacillin 1200000IU Injection

Longacillin 1200000IU Injection

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Introduction

Longacillin 1200000IU Injection is an antibiotic used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. It is effective in infections of the throat, ear, nasal sinuses, respiratory tract, skin and soft tissue, and sexually transmitted diseases like syphilis.

Longacillin 1200000IU Injection is also used to prevent some infections such as Rheumatic fever and infection of the heart valves (bacterial endocarditis) in people with pre-existing heart disease. It is a penicillin-type of antibiotic, which mainly fights and stops the growth of the gram-positive type of bacteria. It is given as a drip (intravenous infusion) or as an injection directly into a vein or a muscle under the supervision of a healthcare professional. This medicine should be used regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening. The total duration of treatment and precise dosage will be decided by your doctor, depending on the type of infection that you have and how well you respond to the medication.

Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you are allergic to penicillin or any penicillin-type of medicine. Rash, allergic reactions or pain, swelling, and redness at the site of injection may be seen as side effects in some patients. These are temporary and usually resolve quickly. Consult your doctor if any of these side effects persist or if your condition worsens. This medicine is generally regarded as safe to use during pregnancy if used under a doctor’s supervision.

Uses of Longacillin Injection

Side effects of Longacillin Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Longacillin

  • Rash
  • Allergic reaction
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Longacillin Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Longacillin Injection works

Longacillin 1200000IU Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Longacillin 1200000IU Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.

Pregnancy

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Longacillin 1200000IU Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.

Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Longacillin 1200000IU Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.

Driving

SAFE
Longacillin 1200000IU Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.

Kidney

CAUTION
Longacillin 1200000IU Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Longacillin 1200000IU Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

CAUTION
Longacillin 1200000IU Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Longacillin 1200000IU Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.