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Hactamox 500mg/125mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Hactamox 500mg/125mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Hactamox Tablet


Uses of Hactamox Tablet

Hactamox 500mg/125mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used for the short-term treatment of bacterial infection eg. tonsillitis, sinusitis, otitis media, acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, lobar and bronchopneumonia, cystitis, urethritis, pyelonephritis, boils, abscesses, cellulitis, wound infection, osteomyelitis, dentoalveolar abscess.

Hactamox Tablet side effects


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


How to use Hactamox Tablet

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. Hactamox 500mg/125mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
This will help to avoid stomach upset.

How Hactamox Tablet works

Hactamox 500mg/125mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Amoxicillin and Potassium Clavulanate. Amoxicillin is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Potassium Clavulanate is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Amoxicillin against bacteria.

In Depth Information on Hactamox Tablet

Hactamox Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Hactamox Tablet
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Hactamox 500mg/125mg Tablet.
Hactamox 500mg/125mg Tablet 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.
Hactamox 500mg/125mg Tablet 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.
Hactamox 500mg/125mg Tablet can have side effects and the symptoms (such as allergic reactions, dizziness and convulsions) may make you unfit to drive.
Hactamox 500mg/125mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Hactamox 500mg/125mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Hactamox 500mg/125mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Hactamox 500mg/125mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advised while you are taking this medicine.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Hactamox Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Hactamox Tablet

Q. Can I take oral contraceptive pills while taking Hactamox?
No. Hactamox 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 Hactamox.
Q. What is Hactamox?
Hactamox is a combination of two medicines: Amoxacillin and Potassium Clavulanate. This medication is used to treat bacterial infection. This medication works by killing the harmful bacteria that cause infection.
Q. Is it safe to use Hactamox?
Hactamox is safe in most of the patients when used according to the doctors advice. 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 your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any persistent problem due to the medication.
Q. Can I stop taking Hactamox when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Hactamox and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared.
Q. Can the use of Hactamox cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Hactamox can cause diarrhoea. Antibiotics can kill good, or helpful, bacteria in your stomach or intestine and cause diarrhoea. In case, you experience diarrhoea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if you have persistent diarrhoea and any signs of dehydration like less urination with dark coloured and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicine without consulting a doctor.
Q. Can Hactamox cause allergic reaction?
Yes, Hactamox 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 Hactamox?
The use of Hactamox 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 the Hactamox.
Q. Can I take a higher dose of this medicine than recommended?
No, taking higher than recommended dose of Hactamox can lead to increased side effects. Hactamox 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 Hactamox expire?
Yes, Hactamox does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Hactamox after the expiry date.

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