Carbenicillin

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What are you taking Carbenicillin for?

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  • Other
  • Bacterial Infections
  • Gram-negative Bacterial Infections
  • Prostatitis
  • Urinary Tract Infections

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  • A month or so
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Uses of Carbenicillin

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Carbenicillin is used in the treatment of:

  • Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections
  • Prostatitis
  • Urinary Tract Infections

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Carbenicillin Brand Names

Carbenicillin may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Carbenicillin Drug Class

Carbenicillin is part of the drug class:

Carbenicillin Interactions

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:

  • AMIKACIN/CARBENICILLIN
  • CARBENICILLIN/DEMECLOCYCLINE
  • CARBENICILLIN/DOXYCYCLINE
  • CARBENICILLIN/GENTAMICIN
  • CARBENICILLIN/METHOTREXATE
  • CARBENICILLIN/MINOCYCLINE
  • CARBENICILLIN/NETILMICIN
  • CARBENICILLIN/OXYTETRACYCLINE
  • CARBENICILLIN/TETRACYCLINE
  • CARBENICILLIN/TOBRAMYCIN

This is not a complete list of Carbenicillindrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Carbenicillin and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Carbenicillin falls into category B:

There are no well-done studies that have been done in humans with Carbenicillin. But in animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication, and the babies did not show any medical issues related to this medication.

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In animal studies, pregnant animals were given Carbenicillin, and some babies had problems. But in human studies, pregnant women were given this medication and their babies did not have any problems related to this medication.

Carbenicillin Dosage

Take carbenicillin exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Carbenicillin dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Carbenicillin is available in the following doses:

  • Carbenicillin 382 Mg Oral Tablet

Forms of Medication

Carbenicillin is available in the following forms:

  • Injectable Solution
  • Oral Tablet