Duet 200mg/28.5mg Dry Syrup


Overview

Uses of Duet Dry Syrup

Duet 200mg/28.5mg Dry Syrup is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Duet Dry Syrup side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea

How to use Duet Dry Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Dissolve the powder in sterile water. Shake well and use. Duet 200mg/28.5mg Dry Syrup is to be taken with food.
This will help to avoid stomach upset.

How Duet Dry Syrup works

Duet 200mg/28.5mg Dry Syrup is a combination of two medicines: Amoxycillin and Clavulanic Acid. Amoxycillin 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 Amoxycillin against bacteria.

Duet Dry Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Duet 200mg/28.5mg Dry Syrup 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
Duet 200mg/28.5mg Dry Syrup 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.
Duet 200mg/28.5mg Dry Syrup may cause side effects such as allergic reactions, dizziness or fits that may make you unfit to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Duet 200mg/28.5mg Dry Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Duet 200mg/28.5mg Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Duet 200mg/28.5mg Dry Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Duet 200mg/28.5mg Dry Syrup 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

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat bacterial infections even if they have developed resistance. 
  • Finish the prescribed course, 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 Duet 200mg/28.5mg Dry Syrup 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 Duet 200mg/28.5mg Dry Syrup and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.
  • Do not use leftover medicine for treating any infection in the future. Always consult your doctor before taking any antibiotic.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Duet

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Will Loose Motion occur on side effects due to use of this (Duet 625) medicine?
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Not necessarily in all patients. Take sporolac sachet twice daily till u take medicine.
Hello Sir/Mam i have to lost 15 kgs weight in 2 months as i m 22 yrs old n my weight is 90 kgs right now so please help me in my duet tell me what i have to take in breakfast lunch and dinner
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Hello, greetings from 1mg.comTo assist you in weight loss:- ~Eat a high-protein breakfast which should include egg whites, milk, soya, roasted channa, almonds, walnuts. ~Try to avoid or decrease intake of sugary foods, junk or fatty foods. ~Drink plenty of water & eat salads before eating meal. ~Limit the quantity of carbohydrates but never skip meal. ~Rather than having 3 large meals a day, eat in small quantities at regular intervals every 2-3 hours. ~Don't consume saturated fat like ghee, butter, red meat etc. ~Use less oil in cooking, and preferably use olive or sunflower oil. ~Do moderate exercise daily like brisk walking for 1-2 km. ~Take multivitamin like tab supradyn (https://www.1mg.com/otc/supradyn-tablet-otc111980), 1 tab daily to prevent associated vitamin deficiency, if any. ~Kindly consult your nearby dietitian for a personalised diet chart.Also consider the following Do's n Don't's Hope it helps
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FAQs

Q. Can Duet cause allergic reaction?
Yes, Duet can cause an allergic reaction and is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to penicillins. Get emergency medical help if you have any signs of allergic reaction: hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of your face, lips, tongue or throat.
Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Duet?
The use of Duet is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to penicillins or any other excipient. It should not be used in patients with the history of liver disease.
Q. Can the use of Duet cause contraceptive failure?
Yes, the use of Duet 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 Duet.
Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of Duet?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Duet can increase the risks side effects. Duet 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. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Duet?
Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
Q. What is Duet?
Duet is a combination of two medicines: Amoxicillin and Clavulanic acid. This is used for the treatment of bacterial infection by killing the harmful bacteria that cause infection. It is used for the treatment of bacterial infections, for eg. tonsillitis, sinusitis, otitis media, respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, boils, abscesses, cellulitis, wound infection, osteomyelitis, and dentoalveolar infections.
Q. Is it safe to use Duet?
Duet is safe to use when taken as advised by the doctor. However, in some patients it may cause common side effects like diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, rash, allergic reaction and other uncommon or rare side effects. If you experience any persistent problem while taking this medicine, inform your doctor as soon as possible.
Q. Can I stop taking Duet when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Duet before completing the full course of the treatment, even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. So, it is important to take this medicine for the duration advised by the doctor.
Q. Can the use of Duet cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Duet 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. In case you experience diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if diarrhea persists and you notice any signs of dehydration, like less frequency of urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicine without consulting a doctor.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 2nd Jan 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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