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Lectimox CV 325mg Injection

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Primary uses of Lectimox CV 325mg Injection

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Medicine Overview of Lectimox CV Injection

Uses of Lectimox CV Injection

Lectimox CV 325mg Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Lectimox CV Injection side effects

Common

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

How to use Lectimox CV Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Lectimox CV Injection works

Lectimox CV 325mg Injection 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.

In Depth Information on Lectimox CV Injection

Expert advice for Lectimox CV Injection

  • 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 Lectimox CV 325mg Injection 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 Lectimox CV 325mg Injection 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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Lectimox CV Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Lectimox CV Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Lectimox CV 325mg Injection 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
Lectimox CV 325mg Injection 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.
Lectimox CV 325mg Injection may cause side effects such as allergic reactions, dizziness or fits that may make you unfit to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lectimox CV 325mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lectimox CV 325mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Lectimox CV 325mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lectimox CV 325mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended while you are taking this medicine

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Lectimox CV Injection

Frequently asked questions about Lectimox CV Injection

Q. Can Lectimox cv cause allergic reaction?
Yes, Lectimox cv can cause an allergic reaction and is contraindicated in 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 Lectimox cv?
The use of Lectimox cv is contraindicated in 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 Lectimox cv cause contraceptive failure?
Yes, the use of Lectimox cv can lower the efficacy of birth control pills. Ask your doctor about using some other methods of contraception (such as a condom, diaphragm, spermicide) along with while you are taking Lectimox cv.
Q. Can I take a higher dose of Lectimox cv than recommended?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Lectimox cv can lead to increased side effects. Lectimox cv 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 Lectimox cv expire?
Yes, Lectimox cv does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Lectimox cv after the expiry date.
Q. What is Lectimox cv?
Lectimox cv 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 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 Lectimox cv?
Lectimox cv 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. Inform your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any persistent problem while taking this medicine.
Q. Can I stop taking Lectimox cv when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Lectimox cv before you finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared. So, it is important to take this medicine for the duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. Can the use of Lectimox cv cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Lectimox cv 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 you have persistent diarrhea and 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.

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