Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup

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Your Child’s Medicine At a Glance

Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup is an antibiotic medicine that is effective against a wide range of bacterial and parasitic infections. In children, it is used to treat infections of the teeth, lungs, gastrointestinal tract, urinary tract, and genital tract.

Give Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup to your child orally, preferably at a fixed time, either before or after food. In case your child develops a stomach upset, prefer giving it with food. The usually prescribed frequency is twice a day, once in the morning and once in the evening. If your child vomits within 30 minutes of intake, repeat the same dose but never double up the dose if it is time for the next dose. The dose and duration depend upon the type and severity of the infection, your child’s age, and body weight, so stick to the dose, time, and way prescribed by the doctor.

Some children may develop minor and temporary side effects after taking this medicine. These include nausea, vomiting, metallic taste, headache, loss of appetite, abdominal cramps, and mild skin rash. These side effects usually go away once your child’s body adapts to the medicine. However, in case they persist for long or start bothering your child, you must consult your child’s doctor without any delay.

Your child’s doctor must be aware if your child has ever had any previous episode of allergy, heart problem, liver impairment, and kidney malfunction. This will guide the doctor in planning your child’s overall treatment.

Uses of Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup in Children

  • Treatment of Bacterial & parasitic infections

Benefits of Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup for your child

In Treatment of Bacterial & parasitic infections

Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup is an antibiotic medicine given to children for the treatment of a wide range of bacterial and protozoal infections. These infections may include tooth abscess, gum infection, pneumonia, diarrhea, dysentery, burning sensation while passing urine, and genital tract infection.Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup inhibits the growth of infection-causing organisms by stopping them from multiplying. It is most likely that your child’s infection will start showing improvement within 3 to 5 days of the regular dosing. Make sure to complete the full course of treatment even if your child feels better. Stopping the medicine abruptly by yourself may worsen your child’s condition or cause infection recurrence.

Side effects of Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup in Children

Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup does not pose serious side effects and is well-tolerated by children. In case the side effects do occur, they’re likely to subside once the body adapts to the medicine. Consult your child’s doctor if these side effects persist or bother your child. The most common side effects include-

Common side effects of Boxer NM

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Weight loss
  • Abdominal cramp
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Dizziness
  • Metallic taste
  • Skin rash

How can I give Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup to my child?

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup is to be taken with food.

How Boxer NM Syrup works

Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup is an antibiotic, having metronidazole and norfloxacin as its active ingredients. Both these medicines damage the DNA of the infection-causing bacteria, thus killing it by stopping its growth. This prevents the infection from spreading without making the bacteria resistant to further treatment.

Safety Advice

Kidney
CAUTION
Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup is not advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if I forget to give Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup to my child?

Do not panic. You can give the missed dose as soon as you remember unless your child’s doctor has advised otherwise. Remember not to double the dose to catch up with the missed one. In case of any confusion, do consult your child’s doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Your child has been prescribed Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup for the treatment of bacterial and parasitic infections.
  • If your child develops diarrhea as a side effect, encourage them to drink plenty of water.
  • Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup may cause an altered taste. Eating citrus fruit or sipping plenty of water or fruit juice may help.
  • Do not give any calcium, magnesium, iron, vitamin, or antacid to your child within 2 hours of taking Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup as these can affect the absorption of the medicine.
  • Conditions like common cold and flu are caused by viruses. Never use this medicine for such conditions.
  • Your child must complete the entire course of Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup. Stopping too soon may cause the bacteria to multiply again, become resistant, or cause another infection.
  • Discontinue Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup and inform the doctor immediately if your child develops a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or has difficulty in breathing.
  • Never save the medicine for future illnesses since its effectiveness in future infections cannot be guaranteed.

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FAQs

Q. My child is having a genetic deficiency of the G6PD enzyme. Is it safe to give Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup?

It is advised that you get your child’s G6PD deficiency evaluated before starting the course of treatment. Avoid giving Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup as deficiency of G6PD enzymes can lead to breaking of blood cells resulting in severe anemia.

Q. Can Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup be given along with cough and cold medicines?

No, do not give Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup with cough and cold medicines. Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup can interact with alcohol-containing medicines like cough syrups and cause disulfiram reaction, leading to side effects such as nausea, vomiting, flushing, dizziness, etc.

Q. What if I give excess Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup by mistake?

An extra dose of Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup is unlikely to cause any harm. But, you must still be vigilant because overdose increases the risk of unwanted side effects such as seizures, tremors, severe headache, sudden weakness, blood cell abnormalities, and rapid and irregular heartbeat. Rush to your child’s doctor on an immediate basis if you notice any of these symptoms. If you think you have given too much Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup to your child, immediately speak to a doctor.

Q. What should I do if my child shows no improvement even after taking Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup for the prescribed duration?

Speak to your child’s doctor if your child does not show any improvement even after completing the dose. It could mean that the medicine is not able to act against the infection-causing bacteria. Your child’s doctor may change Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup and prescribe some other antibiotic which is known to have a stronger impact on the infection-causing bacteria.

Q. Can other medicines be given at the same time as Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup?

Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup can sometimes interact with other medicines or substances. Tell your doctor about any other medicines your child is taking before starting Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup. Also, check with your child’s doctor before giving any medicine to your child.

Q. Can I get my child vaccinated while on treatment with Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup?

Antibiotics usually do not interfere with the ingredients in vaccines or cause a bad reaction in a child who has just been vaccinated. However, children taking antibiotics should not get vaccinated until they recover from the illness. As soon as your child feels better, the vaccine can be given.

Q. What should I tell the doctor before giving Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup to my child?

Inform the doctor if your child is suffering from heart disease, genetic disorders involving blood vessels, seizures, psychiatric disorders, diabetes, photoallergy (allergy from sunlight), neuromuscular disorders, or rheumatoid arthritis. This is because there is a possibility that Boxer NM 100 mg/100 mg Syrup may aggravate these conditions and result in complications.

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