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
  • Diarrhoea
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 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

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Expert Advice

  • Amox 250 mg Capsule is used to treat infections caused by bacteria.
  • Finish the prescribed course of Amox 250 mg Capsule, 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 Amox 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 Amox 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Amox

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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
Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
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FAQs

Q. Does Amox act against anaerobic bacteria?
Amox is active against aerobic (both gram-positive and gram-negative) bacteria and anaerobic bacterial infections like clostridium sp.
Q. Does Amox cause fungal (yeast) infections?
Amox 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.
Q. Can I take Amox for virus infections?
Amox is only effective against bacterial infections, not viral infections. Consult a doctor before taking any antibiotics.
Q. Does Amox cause constipation?
Amox has not been reported to cause constipation. However, consult your doctor if you have constipation while taking Amox as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Does Amox cause headache?
Amox has not been reported to cause a headache. However, consult your doctor if you have a headache while taking Amox as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Can I take Amox for fever?
Amox 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.
Q. Can I take Amox for boils?
Amox 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.
Q. Can I take Amox for a sore throat?
Amox 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.
Q. Can I take Amox for bacterial vaginosis?
Amox can be used in the treatment of bacterial vaginosis. However, talk to a doctor before taking any antibiotics for your condition.
Q. Can I take Amox for flu?
Amox is not useful for the treatment of flu. Consult a doctor for knowing the right medicines for its treatment.
Q. Can I take Amox for an ear infection?
Amox can be used for the treatment of ear infection, however, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take Amox for diverticulitis?
Amox can be used in the treatment of diverticulitis, however, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your condition.
Q. Is Amox safe?
Amox is safe to use if taken at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by a doctor.
Q. Is Amox safe for heart patients?
Amox 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.
Q. Is Amox used for throat infections?
Amox 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 Amox is recommended for its treatment.
Q. Is Amox a pain killer?
Amox is not a pain killer. It is an antibiotic.
Q. Is Amox a cephalosporin?
Amox is not a cephalosporin. It is an antibiotic which belongs to a class of drugs known as penicillins.
Q. Is Amox good for prostate infection?
Amox 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.
Q. Does Amox treat urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Yes, Amox can be used to treat urinary tract infection (UTI) if it is caused by the bacteria against which Amox is active. Consult a doctor for the right diagnosis of your infection and use antibiotics which are recommended.
Q. Does Amox can treat cough?
Amox 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.
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. Does Amox affect sperm?
No, Amox has not been reported to affect sperm. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Does Amox contain penicillin?
Amox does not contain penicillin. However, it belongs to the same class of antibiotics.
Q. Does Amox cause diarrhea?
Amox 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 Amox with tramadol?
Amox 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 Amox with metronidazole?
Amox 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.
Q. Can I take Amox with a medicine for cold?
Please consult your doctor before taking Amox with any medicine for cold as these medicines have many components and the interaction with each component can be different.
Q. Can I take Amox with metformin?
Yes, Amox 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 Amox with loratadine?
Yes, Amox 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.
Q. Can I take Amox with aspirin?
Amox and aspirin increase levels of each other. Please consult your doctor before taking Amox with aspirin at the same time.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 28th Aug 2018.
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