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Ameebee 200mg/250mg Tablet

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Ameebee 200mg/250mg Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics which is used to treat diarrhea and dysentery. It prevents the growth of the infection-causing microorganisms.

Ameebee 200mg/250mg Tablet is a prescription medicine. It is advised to take it as the prescription. It should be taken with 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 treatment must be completed even if you feel better.

Ameebee 200mg/250mg Tablet may lead to some side effects such as nausea, headaches, dryness of mouth, etc. To overcome any such side effects, it is advised to eat a healthy balanced diet and drink plenty of fluid. If any of the side effects get aggravated, contact your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must consult your doctor immediately.

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.

Uses of Ameebee Tablet

Side effects of Ameebee Tablet

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 Ameebee

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Metallic taste
  • Flatulence

How to use Ameebee Tablet

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. Ameebee 200mg/250mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Ameebee Tablet works

Ameebee 200mg/250mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Metronidazole and Diloxanide. Metronidazole is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging the DNA. Diloxanide is an amoebicide. It works inside the large intestine to kill the infection causing amoeba (parasites). Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Consuming alcohol while taking Ameebee 200mg/250mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heart beat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure (Disulfiram reaction).
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ameebee 200mg/250mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Ameebee 200mg/250mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Ameebee 200mg/250mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Ameebee 200mg/250mg Tablet may make you feel sleepy, dizzy, confused. You may have hallucinations, fits (convulsions) or temporary eyesight problems (such as blurred or double vision) affecting your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Ameebee 200mg/250mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Ameebee 200mg/250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ameebee 200mg/250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Ameebee 200mg/250mg Tablet should be taken with food but at the same time every day.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • It may cause dizziness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how medicine affects you.
  • It is advisable to stay hydrated and drink plenty of water to overcome medicine side effects.
  • Discontinue Ameebee 200mg/250mg Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

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ANTI INFECTIVES

Patient Concerns

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Diarrhea and dysentery last 15 days I had taken levofoxcin+ornidazol bd for 5 days along refaximin 400 tab bd for 5 day but it is start again
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
Get a colonoscopy done for chronic Diarrhea
For diarrhea which antibiotic is good for kids and for dysentery which antibiotic is good for kids?
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Paediatrics
There are many underlying causes of Patient?s symptoms. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Final and perfect diagnosis cannot be done without doing clinical examination of patient. Please consult me or any other Paediatrician. will take detail history and will examine patient in detail. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will give opinion and prescribe you treatment. At time may ask you relevant investigations if necessary. Patient may need antibiotics and/or other prescription drugs. It is mandatory for the customer to have a prescription for the prescription medicines he/she is procuring. Valid prescription cannot be given without diagnosis and clinical examination. Advice given without doing clinical examination can be imperfect or some time harmful to patient.
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FAQs

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Ameebee 200mg/250mg Tablet as soon as 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 I stop taking Ameebee 200mg/250mg Tablet when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Ameebee 200mg/250mg Tablet 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. Qureshi H, Ali A, Baqai R, et al. Efficacy of a Combined Diloxanide Furoate—Metronidazole Preparation in the Treatment of Amoebiasis and Giardiasis. J Int Med Res. 1997;25(3):167-70. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Metronidazole. New York, New York: Pfizer; 2013. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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  4. Mayo Clinic. Metronidazole. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  5. ScienceDirect. Diloxanide. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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