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Amdoxy Capsule


Product introduction

Amdoxy Capsule is a combination medicine that is used to treat various types of bacterial infections. It prevents the growth of the microorganisms that cause the infection. It also prevents diarrhea which may occur as side effect of this medicine.

Amdoxy Capsule is a prescription medicine and it is advised to take it as per the doctor's advice. It can be taken with or without food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. 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 course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine.

Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion, 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.

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 drinking 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. You must take adequate rest for a faster recovery, also take a healthy diet and drink plenty of water.

Uses of Amdoxy Capsule

Benefits of Amdoxy Capsule

In Treatment of Bacterial infections

Amdoxy Capsule 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 sexually transmitted diseases. It stops the growth of the bacteria causing the infection and clears the infection. It also helps treat as well as prevent diarrhea that may occur due to the use of this medicine or due to stomach/gut(intestine) infections.
Take it for as long as prescribed by the doctor and avoid skipping doses. This will make sure that all bacteria are killed and they do not become resistant.

Side effects of Amdoxy 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 Amdoxy

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Photosensitivity
  • Anaphylactic reaction
  • Rash
  • Headache
  • Fast heart rate
  • Hypotension (low blood pressure)

How to use Amdoxy Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Amdoxy Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Amdoxy Capsule works

Amdoxy Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Doxycycline and Lactobacillus.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Amdoxy Capsule.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Amdoxy Capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Amdoxy Capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Amdoxy Capsule may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Visual disturbances such as blurring of vision may occur during treatment with doxycycline.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Amdoxy Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Amdoxy Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amdoxy Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Amdoxy Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Amdoxy Capsule, 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

  • Your doctor has prescribed Amdoxy Capsule to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach and acid reflux.
  • Take it while you are sitting or standing, to prevent any throat irritation. Do not lie down for at least 30 minutes after taking this medicine.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Discontinue the medicine and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

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Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

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FAQs

Q. What is Amdoxy Capsule?

Amdoxy Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Doxycycline and Lactobacillus. Doxycycline is an antibiotic medicine belonging to the class called "tetracyclines”. It is used to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body. On the other hand, Lactobacillus is a live microorganism which restores the balance of good bacteria in the intestine that may get upset with the use of antibiotics.

Q. Can I drink milk while taking Amdoxy Capsule?

No, you should avoid using milk and milk products while taking Amdoxy Capsule. Consuming dairy products along with Amdoxy Capsule can decrease its absorption from the stomach, which may lead to inadequate affect of this medicine.

Q. What is the recommended storage condition for Amdoxy Capsule?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. How long after taking Amdoxy Capsule can I eat?

It is best to wait for 2 hours after consuming Amdoxy Capsule. Consuming food along with Amdoxy Capsule may decrease its absorption from the stomach.

Q. Can I take Amdoxy Capsule with food if its causing stomach upset?

Yes, you can take Amdoxy Capsule with food if its causing you stomach upset. However, avoid consuming milk and milk products 1 hr before and 2 hr after taking this medicine.

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References

  1. ScienceDirect. Lactobacillus. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Doxycycline. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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