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Almox 250 Capsule


Overview

Uses of Almox Capsule

Almox 250 Capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Almox Capsule side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Allergic reaction
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Almox Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Almox 250 Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Almox Capsule works

Almox 250 Capsule is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Almox Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Almox 250 Capsule.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Almox 250 Capsule is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Almox 250 Capsule is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Almox 250 Capsule can have side effects and the symptoms (such as allergic reactions, dizziness and convulsions) may make you unfit to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Almox 250 Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Almox 250 Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Almox 250 Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Almox 250 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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Expert Advice

  • Almox 250 Capsule is used to treat infections caused by bacteria.
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Almox 250 Capsule may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Stop taking this medicine and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Almox

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Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Almox cause failure of contraceptive pills?

Yes, the use of Almox can lower the efficacy of birth control pills. Ask your doctor about using some other methods of contraception (such as a condom, diaphragm, spermicide) while you are taking Almox.

Q. Is Almox safe?

Almox is usually considered to be safe when taken as advised by your doctor.

Q. Does Almox cause drowsiness?

No, Almox has not been reported to cause drowsiness. In case you experience drowsiness while taking Almox, please consult your doctor.

Q. Can Almox cause allergic reaction?

Although it is rare but yes, Almox can cause allergic reaction and is harmful in patients with known allergy to penicillins. Get emergency medical help if you have any of the signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Q. Can the use of Almox cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Almox can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic and it kills the harmful bacteria, however, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Almox takes to work?

Usually, Almox starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take around 2-3 days to make you feel better while taking Almox.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Almox?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Almox when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Almox and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Alkem Laboratories Limited, Devashish Building, Alkem House, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013.
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