Engel 500mg Tablet
Engel 500 MG Tablet is used for the treatment of susceptible infections of the lower respiratory tract, otitis media, urinary tract, skin and soft tissue, bone and joint, sepsis and gonorrhoea. It is an antibiotic drug that a part of the class of medicines called cephalosporin.
This broad-spectrum antibiotic is useful in treating a wide variety of infections that are caused by bacteria. This medicine specifically used for the treatment of infections caused by staphylococci, group B streptococci, H. influenzae (type A and B), E. coli, Enterobacter, Salmonella, and Klebsiella.
It is used in the treatment of conditions such as acute or chronic bronchitis, tonsillitis, Lyme disease, Chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, pneumonia, laryngitis, sinusitis and urinary tract infections. This drug is also used to treat bacterial infections of the throat, cervix, pelvis, urethra, skin, middle ear and nasal passage.
Engel 500 MG Tablet works by creating a hostile environment for the bacteria to survive. It damages the cell walls of bacteria, prevents the growth of bacteria and therefore eliminates the bacterial infection.
Engel 500 MG Tablet intervenes in the bacteria’s process of forming cell walls. The cell walls of the bacteria are essential for their survival. The bacterial cell walls protect the contents of the cell from leaking out. This antibiotic damages the bond that keeps the cell wall in one piece.
Therefore, Engel 500 MG Tablet causes holes to appear in the cell wall, making it impossible for the bacteria to survive. In this way, by destroying bacteria and inhibiting the reproduction of bacterial cells, the antibiotic is effective in eliminating bacterial infections.
The risk of side effects increases if you take this medication while suffering from conditions like liver disorders, kidney problems, heart conditions, allergies, gastrointestinal diseases, phenylketonuria and diarrhoea caused by Clostridium difficile.
Since it might lead to negative reactions for these patients, you should consult with your doctor before starting a prescription of Engel 500 MG Tablet, if you are a:
You could have an allergic reaction from taking Engel 500 MG Tablet. An allergy to this anti-biotic will result in symptoms such as hives, rashes, swelling of the tongue, throat, face, hands or feet, itchiness and difficulty in breathing. If you experience any of these symptoms, you should discontinue the usage of this drug and contact a medical health professional immediately.
After acute overdose, most agents cause only nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea, although neuromuscular hypersensitivity and seizures are possible, especially in patients with renal insufficiency; many beta-lactam antibiotics have the potential to cause neuromuscular hyperirritability or seizures.
Hemodialysis may be helpful to aid in the removal of the drug from the blood but not usually indicated, otherwise most treatment is supportive or symptom directed following GI decontamination.
Take as directed, at regular intervals around-the-clock (with or without food). Chilling oral suspension improves flavor (do not freeze). Complete full course of medication, even if you feel better. Drink 2-3 L fluid/day. If diarrhea occurs, yogurt or buttermilk may help.
Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.
This medicine is prescribed for the following conditions:
Lower Respiratory Tract Infection
Otitis Media (Infection Of Ear)
Urinary Tract Infection
Skin And Soft Tissue Infections
Bone And Joint Infections
Gonorrhea And Associated Infections
Following are some of the common side effects that may occur:
Liver Transaminases Increased
Increased Creatinine Level In Blood
Are there any missed dose instructions?
Missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember. A dose should be skipped if the time of the second scheduled dose is near.
Are there any overdose instructions?
Doctor consultation is recommended if an overdose is suspected. Immediate medical attention may be needed in such situation.
Belonging to the second generation cephalosporins, this medication works as a bactericidal by inhibiting the bacterial cell wall synthesis by binding to penicillin-binding proteins which would inhibit the growth and multiplication of bacteria.