Penicillin G-Natrium Sandoz Overdose

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Overdose of Penicillin G-Natrium Sandoz in details

When a dose is taken in higher dose than the recommended doses, it is called Overdose. Overdose always needs a clinical supervision. Any medicine or drug when consumed in Overdose produces untoward side effects on one or various organs in the body. A medicine is excreted in the kidney or metabolized in the liver most of the times. This process goes without any hurdles when taken in normal dose, but when taken in an overdose, the body is not able to metabolize it or send it out properly which causes the effects of anoverdose.

Symptoms: Agitation, confusion, asterixis, hallucinations, stupor, coma, multifocal myoclonus, seizures and encephalopathy, hyperkalaemia. Management: Symptomatic and supportive treatment.

Penicillin G-Natrium Sandoz warnings

Warnings are a mix of Precautions. Contraindications and interactions and serious harmful effects associated with the medicine intake. A diabetic or Hypertensive patient need to be warned about few drug interactions. A known hypersensitivity patient needs to be careful about the reactions or anaphylactic shock. A pregnant woman or a breastfeeding woman should be warned of certain medications. A Hepatitis [liver disease] patient or a cardiac patient should avoid few drugs.

Penicillin G-Natrium Sandoz is an antibiotic for treatment of infection Take at regular intervals, around the clock. Always finish course of therapy Take with or without meals May cause serious allergic reactions in those with penicillin allergy May cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhea; notify your doctor or pharmacist if these occur.

Penicillin G-Natrium Sandoz precautions

Certain people who are very sick or very old or who are sensitive show an exacerbation of side effect of the drug which can turn dangerous at times. So, it is very important to remember the precautions while taking the medicine. Pregnancy and Breastfeeding are also special categories wherein extra care or precaution is needed when taking a drug. Few patients may have a hypersensitivity reaction to few medications, and that can be life-threatening rarely. Penicillin hypersensitivity is one example. Diarrhea, rashes are few other symptoms which need a watch. A patient with other co-existing diseases like liver disease, heart disease, kidney disease should take special precautions.

Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins & other β-lactams. History of allergy. High doses esp in poor renal function. Avoid skin contact. Spirochete infections, especially syphilis. Not for treatment of neurosyphilis. Superinfections. Intrathecal route. Monitor renal, hepatic & hematological status during prolonged & high-dose therapy. May interfere w/ urine glucose tests using copper sulfate, direct Coombs' test, test for urinary or serum proteins & Guthrie test.


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