Almox 500mg Capsule

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Composition for Almox 500mg Capsule

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₹7.45/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Almox Capsule

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Uses of Almox Capsule

Almox 500mg Capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Almox Capsule

Common

Nausea, Allergic reaction, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.

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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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Almox 500mg Capsule at a fixed time.

How Almox Capsule works

Almox 500mg capsule is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

In Depth Information on Almox Capsule

Expert advice for Almox Capsule

  • Do not take this drug if you are allergic to amoxicillin or penicillin.
  • Take the medicine with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • You may have loose stools while taking this drug. It gets better after finishing the course, If it worsens consult your doctor.
  • Amoxicillin can make birth control pills less effective. Ask your doctor about using a non-hormone method of birth control (such as a condom, diaphragm, spermicide) to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine. 
  • Space the doses evenly during the day, at least 4 hours apart.
  • Keep taking amoxicillin until the treatment is finished, even if you feel better.
  • Do not take amoxicillin for more than 2 weeks or two doses in 1 hour.
  • Tell your doctor that you are taking amoxicillin before you go through urine or blood tests for liver function test.
  • Consult your doctor before taking amoxicillin if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Almox 500mg Capsule
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Almox 500mg Capsule.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Almox 500mg 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Almox 500mg 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.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Almox 500mg Capsule can have side effects and the symptoms (such as allergic reactions, dizziness and convulsions) may make you unfit to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Almox 500mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Almox 500mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Almox 500mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Almox 500mg 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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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Almox 500mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Amoxicillin

Almox is active against aerobic (both gram-positive and gram-negative) bacteria and anaerobic bacterial infections like clostridium sp.
Almox is a broad spectrum antibiotic. On long-term use, it may kill helpful bacteria in the body which keep the body’s fungal (yeast) population in check. So, this decrease in the number of helpful bacteria may lead to fungal (yeast) infections.
Almox is only effective against bacterial infections, not viral infections. Consult a doctor before taking any antibiotics.
Almox has not been reported to cause constipation. However, consult your doctor if you have constipation while taking Almox as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Almox has not been reported to cause a headache. However, consult your doctor if you have a headache while taking Almox as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Almox can be used in the treatment of fever only if it is associated with an infection which can be treated with it. Talk to a doctor for the right diagnosis of your condition before taking any antibiotics.
Almox is effective in the treatment of skin and soft tissue infections like boils. However, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your infections.
Almox can be used in the treatment of sorethroat only if it is associated with an infection which can be treated with it. Talk to a doctor for the right diagnosis of your condition before taking any antibiotics.
Almox can be used in the treatment of bacterial vaginosis. However, talk to a doctor before taking any antibiotics for your condition.
Almox is not useful for the treatment of flu. Consult a doctor for knowing the right medicines for its treatment.
Almox can be used for the treatment of ear infection, however, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your infections.
Almox can be used in the treatment of diverticulitis, however, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your condition.
Almox is safe to use if taken at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by a doctor.
Almox is safe to use in heart patients if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor. Always share your medical history with the doctor before taking any medicine.
Almox can be used for the treatment of throat infections. However, it should be used when the cause of infection is diagnosed by the doctor and Almox is recommended for its treatment.
Almox is not a pain killer. It is an antibiotic.
Almox is not a cephalosporin. It is an antibiotic which belongs to a class of drugs known as penicillins.
Almox can be used for treating prostate infections caused by bacteria against which it is active. Consult a doctor for the right diagnosis of your infection and use antibiotics which are recommended.
Yes, Almox can be used to treat urinary tract infection (UTI) if it is caused by the bacteria against which Almox is active. Consult a doctor for the right diagnosis of your infection and use antibiotics which are recommended.
Almox would be needed for the treatment of a cough only if it is associated with an infection. Talk to a doctor for the right diagnosis of your condition before taking any antibiotics.
No, Almox has not been reported to cause drowsiness. In case you experience drowsiness while taking Almox, please consult your doctor.
No, Almox has not been reported to affect sperm. Please consult your doctor.
Almox does not contain penicillin. However, it belongs to the same class of antibiotics.
Almox can cause diarrhea as a common side effect. Please talk to your doctor in case you have this side effect as it could be due to the change in the normal bacteria of your gut and you may need to stop this medicine.
Q. Can I take Almox with tramadol?
Almox can be taken with tramadol. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Almox with metronidazole?
Almox can be taken with metronidazole. No drug-drug interactions have been clinically seen between the two. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Please consult your doctor before taking Almox with any medicine for cold as these medicines have many components and the interaction with each component can be different.
Q. Can I take Almox with metformin?
Yes, Almox can be taken with metformin. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Almox with loratadine?
Yes, Almox can be taken with loratadine. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Almox and aspirin increase levels of each other. Please consult your doctor before taking Almox with aspirin at the same time.
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