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Amlox 250 mg/250 mg Capsule


Overview

Introduction

Amlox 250 mg/250 mg Capsule is a combination medicine that is used to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the microorganisms to prevent their growth and further spread of the infection.

Amlox 250 mg/250 mg Capsule is a prescription medicine. It is advised to take it as per the prescription. It can 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 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. Your doctor may ask for a few laboratory and diagnostic tests to know the effects of the medicine on your body.

Uses of Amlox Capsule

Side effects of Amlox Capsule

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

How to use Amlox Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Amlox 250 mg/250 mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Amlox Capsule works

Amlox 250 mg/250 mg Capsule is a combination of two antibiotics: Amoxycillin and Dicloxacillin. These antibiotics work by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Amlox 250 mg/250 mg Capsule does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Amlox 250 mg/250 mg Capsule 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
Amlox 250 mg/250 mg Capsule 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
Amlox 250 mg/250 mg Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Amlox 250 mg/250 mg Capsule can have side effects and the symptoms (such as allergic reactions, dizziness and convulsions) may make you unfit to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Amlox 250 mg/250 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amlox 250 mg/250 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Amlox 250 mg/250 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amlox 250 mg/250 mg 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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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat bacterial infections.
  • 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 Amlox 250 mg/250 mg Capsule may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Stop taking Amlox 250 mg/250 mg Capsule and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

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FAQs

Q. How long does Amlox takes to work?

Usually, Amlox starts working soon after using it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. Can I stop taking Amlox when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Amlox 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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