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Afdimoxin 250mg Capsule

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Overview

Introduction

Afdimoxin 250mg Capsule is a combination medicine. It is prescribed to treat various types of bacterial infections and infectious diarrhea. It fights against the microorganisms to prevent their growth. It also improves the process of digestion by promoting the growth of good bacteria in the gut.

Afdimoxin 250mg Capsule is a prescription medicine. It is advised to take it as per the prescription. It should be taken with food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. The medicine should be swallowed as a whole without crushing or chewing. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The treatment must be completed even if you feel better.

The common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, rashes, etc. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help. To overcome or avoid the side effects, you should keep yourself hydrated by drinking plenty of water and follow a healthy and balanced diet.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid consumption of alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy.

Uses of Afdimoxin Capsule

Side effects of Afdimoxin Capsule

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 Afdimoxin

  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Allergic reaction
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhea

How to use Afdimoxin Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Afdimoxin 250mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Afdimoxin Capsule works

Afdimoxin 250mg Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Amoxycillin and Lactobacillus. Amoxycillin is an antibiotic which works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering that is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Lactobacillus is a live microorganism which restores the balance of good bacteria in the intestine that may get upset with antibiotic use or due to intestinal infections.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Afdimoxin 250mg Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Afdimoxin 250mg Capsule during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Afdimoxin 250mg Capsule 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
UNSAFE
Afdimoxin 250mg Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Afdimoxin 250mg Capsule can have side effects and the symptoms (such as allergic reactions, dizziness and convulsions) may make you unfit to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Afdimoxin 250mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Afdimoxin 250mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Afdimoxin 250mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Afdimoxin 250mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended while you are taking this medicine

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Quick Tips

  • Afdimoxin 250mg Capsule must be taken with food at the same time every day.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Discontinue Afdimoxin 250mg Capsule and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how medicine affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking medication as it may cause increased side effects.

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Patient Concerns

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Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
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My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Paediatrics
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
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FAQs

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Afdimoxin as soon you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

Q. Can the use of Afdimoxin cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Afdimoxin can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Afdimoxin takes to work?

Usually, Afdimoxin starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. Can I stop taking Afdimoxin when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Afdimoxin and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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References

  1. Amoxicillin. Bristol, Tennessee: Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Tennessee LLC; 1974 [revised Sep. 2015]. [Accessed 01 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Mayo Clinic. Lactobacillus Acidophilus. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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