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Flamox 500 mg Capsule

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Flamox 500 mg Capsule

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Flamox 500 mg Capsule

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29.03
₹2.9/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Flamox Capsule

Uses of Flamox Capsule

Flamox 500 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Flamox Capsule side effects

Common

Side Effects of Flamox are Rash, Vomiting, Allergic reaction, Nausea, Diarrhoea.

How to use Flamox 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. Flamox 500 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Flamox Capsule works

Flamox 500 mg Capsule is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering which is needed for them to survive.

In Depth Information on Flamox Capsule

Expert advice for Flamox Capsule

  • Flamox 500 mg Capsule is used to treat infections caused by bacteria.
  • Finish the prescribed course of Flamox 500 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 Flamox 500 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 Flamox 500 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.
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Flamox Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Flamox Capsule
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Flamox 500 mg Capsule.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Flamox 500 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
Flamox 500 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.
Flamox 500 mg Capsule can have side effects and the symptoms (such as allergic reactions, dizziness and convulsions) may make you unfit to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Flamox 500 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Flamox 500 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Flamox 500 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Flamox 500 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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Frequently asked questions about Flamox Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Amoxycillin

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