Almox 250 mg Tablet DT

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Almox 250 mg Tablet DT is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. It is effective in infections of the throat, ear, nasal sinuses, respiratory tract (e.g., pneumonia), urinary tract, skin and soft tissue, and typhoid fever.

Additionally, Almox 250 mg Tablet DT helps to eliminate a bacteria known as H. pylori in people with peptic ulcer disease. It is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that fights and stops the growth of many types of bacteria. This medicine is best taken with a meal to reduce the chance of a stomach upset. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you to remember to take it.

Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening. The total duration of treatment and precise dosage will be decided by your doctor, depending on the type of infection that you have and how well you respond to the medication.

Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you are allergic to penicillin or any penicillin-type of medicine. Rash, vomiting, allergic reactions, nausea, and diarrhea may be seen as side effects in some patients. These are temporary and usually resolve quickly. Consult your doctor if any of these side effects persist or if your condition worsens. This medicine is generally regarded as safe to use during pregnancy if used under a doctor’s supervision.

Uses of Almox Tablet DT

Benefits of Almox Tablet DT

In Bacterial infections

Almox 250 mg Tablet DT is a versatile antibiotic medicine which can be used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria. These include infections of the blood, brain, lungs, bones, joints, urinary tract, stomach and intestines. It can also be used to treat gum ulcers and other dental infections (abscesses), leg ulcers and pressure sores. It works by stopping the growth of the bacteria causing the infection.

This medicine usually makes you feel better quite quickly. However, you should continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even when you feel better, to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant. This medicine is generally safe to use while pregnant or breastfeeding, but you should ask your doctor.

Side effects of Almox Tablet DT

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 Almox

  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Allergic reaction
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Almox Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Almox 250 mg Tablet DT may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Almox Tablet DT works

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

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Almox 250 mg Tablet DT does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Almox 250 mg Tablet DT is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Almox 250 mg Tablet DT 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
Almox 250 mg Tablet DT may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Almox 250 mg Tablet DT can have side effects and the symptoms (such as allergic reactions, dizziness and convulsions) may make you unfit to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Almox 250 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Almox 250 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Almox 250 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Almox 250 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended while you are taking this medicine

What if you forget to take Almox Tablet DT?

If you miss a dose of Almox 250 mg Tablet DT, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • Almox 250 mg Tablet DT 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.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Almox 250 mg Tablet DT 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Aminopenicillins {Penicillins}
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Cell wall active agent -Extended spectrum Penicillin

Patient Concerns

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My kid aet Almox dry syrup at a single time while am in bath time.is it make any problem i already gave plenty of water
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I'm having cold & cough and also suffering from boil in hair focile (baaltod). Can i have antibiotic levifloxacin and almox 250 both at a time?
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Antibiotics can be prescribed after the patient is examined and his symptoms assessed
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Almox 250 mg Tablet DT cause failure of contraceptive pills?

Yes, the use of Almox 250 mg Tablet DT 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 250 mg Tablet DT.

Q. Is Almox 250 mg Tablet DT safe?

Almox 250 mg Tablet DT is usually considered to be safe when taken as advised by your doctor.

Q. Does Almox 250 mg Tablet DT cause drowsiness?

No, Almox 250 mg Tablet DT has not been reported to cause drowsiness. In case you experience drowsiness while taking Almox 250 mg Tablet DT, please consult your doctor.

Q. Can Almox 250 mg Tablet DT cause allergic reaction?

Although it is rare but yes, Almox 250 mg Tablet DT 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 250 mg Tablet DT cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Almox 250 mg Tablet DT 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 250 mg Tablet DT takes to work?

Usually, Almox 250 mg Tablet DT starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take around 2-3 days to make you feel better while taking Almox 250 mg Tablet DT.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Almox 250 mg Tablet DT?

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 250 mg Tablet DT when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Almox 250 mg Tablet DT 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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Alkem Laboratories Limited, Devashish Building, Alkem House, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013.
Country of Origin: India

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