Amotid 500mg Capsule

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Composition for Amotid 500mg Capsule

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₹5.64/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Amotid Capsule

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Uses of Amotid Capsule

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

Common

Nausea, Allergic reaction, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Amotid 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 Amotid 500mg Capsule at a fixed time.

How Amotid Capsule works

Amotid 500mg capsule is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.

In Depth Information on Amotid Capsule

Expert advice for Amotid Capsule

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better. 
  • It is better to take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • 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 Amotid 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Amotid 500mg Capsule
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Amotid 500mg Capsule.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Amotid 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
Amotid 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.

Amotid 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
Amotid 500mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amotid 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
Amotid 500mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amotid 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 Amotid 500mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Amoxicillin

Amotid is active against aerobic (both gram-positive and gram-negative) bacteria and anaerobic bacterial infections like clostridium sp.
Amotid 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.
Amotid is only effective against bacterial infections, not viral infections. Consult a doctor before taking any antibiotics.
Amotid has not been reported to cause constipation. However, consult your doctor if you have constipation while taking Amotid as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Amotid has not been reported to cause a headache. However, consult your doctor if you have a headache while taking Amotid as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Amotid 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.
Amotid 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.
Amotid 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.
Amotid can be used in the treatment of bacterial vaginosis. However, talk to a doctor before taking any antibiotics for your condition.
Amotid is not useful for the treatment of flu. Consult a doctor for knowing the right medicines for its treatment.
Amotid can be used for the treatment of ear infection, however, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your infections.
Amotid can be used in the treatment of diverticulitis, however, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your condition.
Amotid is safe to use if taken at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by a doctor.
Amotid 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.
Amotid 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 Amotid is recommended for its treatment.
Amotid is not a pain killer. It is an antibiotic.
Amotid is not a cephalosporin. It is an antibiotic which belongs to a class of drugs known as penicillins.
Amotid 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, Amotid can be used to treat urinary tract infection (UTI) if it is caused by the bacteria against which Amotid is active. Consult a doctor for the right diagnosis of your infection and use antibiotics which are recommended.
Amotid 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, Amotid has not been reported to cause drowsiness. In case you experience drowsiness while taking Amotid, please consult your doctor.
No, Amotid has not been reported to affect sperm. Please consult your doctor.
Amotid does not contain penicillin. However, it belongs to the same class of antibiotics.
Amotid 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 Amotid with tramadol?
Amotid 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 Amotid with metronidazole?
Amotid 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 Amotid with any medicine for cold as these medicines have many components and the interaction with each component can be different.
Q. Can I take Amotid with metformin?
Yes, Amotid 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 Amotid with loratadine?
Yes, Amotid 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.
Amotid and aspirin increase levels of each other. Please consult your doctor before taking Amotid with aspirin at the same time.
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