Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Cavmox Kid Tablet DT is to be taken with food. This will help to avoid stomach upset.
Cavmox Kid Tablet DT is a combination of two medicines: Amoxicillin and Clavulanic Acid. Amoxicillin is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Clavulanic Acid is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Amoxicillin against bacteria.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Cavmox Kid Tablet DT 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.
Cavmox Kid Tablet DT 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.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well. Cavmox Kid Tablet DT may cause side effects such as allergic reactions, dizziness or fits that may make you unfit to drive.
Cavmox Kid Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cavmox Kid Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Cavmox Kid Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cavmox Kid Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended while you are taking this medicine
Yes. Cavmox can cause allergic reaction and is contraindicated 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. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Cavmox?
The use of Cavmox is contraindicated in patients with known allergy to Penicillins or any other excipient. It should not be used in patients with previous history of liver damage associated with Cavmox.
Q. Can I take oral contraceptive pills while taking Cavmox?
No. Cavmox can make birth control pills less effective. Ask your doctor about using a non-hormone method of birth control (such as a condom, diaphragm, spermicide) to prevent pregnancy while taking Cavmox.
Q. Can I take a higher dose of this medicine than recommended?
No, taking higher than recommended dose of Cavmox can lead to increased side effects. Cavmox takes time to show its full effect and treat your infection. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Does Cavmox expire?
Yes, Cavmox does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Cavmox after the expiry date.
Q. What is Cavmox?
Cavmox is a combination of two medicines: Amoxacillin and Clavulanic acid. This medication is used to treat or prevent bacterial infection. This medication works by killing the harmful bacteria that cause infection.
Q. Is it safe to use Cavmox?
Cavmox is safe to in most of the patients; However, in some patients it may cause some unwanted side effects like diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, rash, allergic reaction and other uncommon or rare side effects. Inform the doctor as soon as possible if the patient is experiencing any persistent problem due to the medication.
Q. Can I stop taking Cavmox when my symptoms are relieved?
No. Take Cavmox for the full prescribed length of time. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared. Skipping doses may increase your risk of further infection.
Q. Can the use of Cavmox cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Cavmox can cause diarrhea. Antibiotics can kill good, or helpful, bacteria in your stomach or intestine and cause diarrhea. In case, you experience diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if you have persistent diarrhea and any signs of dehydration like less urination with dark coloured and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicines without consulting a doctor.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.