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Amox 250 mg Capsule

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Overview

Uses of Amox Capsule

Amox 250 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Amox Capsule side effects

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

How to use Amox 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. Amox 250 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Amox Capsule works

Amox 250 mg Capsule is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Amox Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Amox 250 mg Capsule.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Amox 250 mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Amox 250 mg 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.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Amox 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
Amox 250 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amox 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
Amox 250 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amox 250 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended while you are taking this medicine

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Amox 250 mg Capsule is used to treat infections caused by bacteria.
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Amox 250 mg Capsule may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Stop taking this medicine and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Amox

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Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
Toothace with swelling.have taken amox 500 twice a day and rloc 150 twice a day
Dr. Reema Mangaliyil
Dentist
Take Tab Moxclav 625 mg Tab Metrogyl 400 mg Tab Meftal Forte Tab Opta D twice a day for 3 daysAfter dat consult a dentist and get ur teeth treatedHope u r nt allergic to any medicines and not on any oder medication
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Amox cause failure of contraceptive pills?

Yes, the use of Amox can lower the efficacy of birth control pills. Ask your doctor about using some other methods of contraception (such as a condom, diaphragm, spermicide) while you are taking Amox.

Q. Is Amox safe?

Amox is usually considered to be safe when taken as advised by your doctor.

Q. Does Amox cause drowsiness?

No, Amox has not been reported to cause drowsiness. In case you experience drowsiness while taking Amox, please consult your doctor.

Q. Can Amox cause allergic reaction?

Although it is rare but yes, Amox can cause allergic reaction and is harmful in patients with known allergy to penicillins. Get emergency medical help if you have any of the signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Q. Can the use of Amox cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Amox can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic and it kills the harmful bacteria, however, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Amox takes to work?

Usually, Amox starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take around 2-3 days to make you feel better while taking Amox.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Amox?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Amox when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Amox and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared.
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