Mycocin Forte Capsule

Prescription Required

Introduction

Mycocin Forte Capsule is a combination medicine that is prescribed to treat various types of respiratory infections. It treats the infection and prevents further infections by acting against the microorganisms. It also reduces the viscosity of the mucus (phlegm) for easy cough out.

Mycocin Forte Capsule is a prescription medicine. It is advised to take it as per the prescription. It can be taken with or without food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The treatment must be completed even if you feel better.

The common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, rashes, etc. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reactions like rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc. then you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy.

Uses of Mycocin Forte Capsule

  • Respiratory tract infection

Benefits of Mycocin Forte Capsule

In Respiratory tract infection

Respiratory tract infections are those infections that can affect the sinuses, throat, airways or lungs. Mycocin Forte Capsule contains two different medicines, Amoxycillin and Bromhexine, that work together to kill the bacteria that cause respiratory tract infections. Amoxycillin works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Bromhexine helps to loosen thick mucus, making it easier to cough out. This makes it easier for air to move in and out. It also enhances the activity of Amoxycillin against bacteria.
It usually makes you feel better within a few days, but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Mycocin Forte Capsule

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Mycocin Forte

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Bloating
  • Indigestion
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Sweating
  • Skin rash
  • Allergic reaction

How to use Mycocin Forte Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Mycocin Forte Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Mycocin Forte Capsule works

Mycocin Forte Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Amoxycillin and Bromhexine which treat respiratory tract infections associated with excessive mucus (phlegm). Amoxycillin is an antibiotic which kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering. Bromhexine is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Addition of Bromhexine enhances the antibacterial effect of Amoxycillin.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Mycocin Forte Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Mycocin Forte Capsule is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Mycocin Forte Capsule during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Mycocin Forte Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Mycocin Forte Capsule can have side effects and the symptoms (such as allergic reactions, dizziness and convulsions) may make you unfit to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Mycocin Forte Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mycocin Forte Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Mycocin Forte Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mycocin Forte Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended while you are taking this medicine

What if you forget to take Mycocin Forte Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Mycocin Forte Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • Take your medication timely to maintain steady levels in your body.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking medication as it may cause increased side effects.
  • Discontinue Mycocin Forte Capsule and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea might occur as a side effect of medicine. Drink plenty of fluids or inform your doctor if it bothers you.

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ANTI INFECTIVES

Patient Concerns

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Nose in close Cold chest flue a
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
Can't prescribe without proper clinical examination. It can be upper respiratory tract infection or lower respiratory tract infection
Cough problem and body pain also headache
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
It can be viral infection or respiratory tract infection. Consult a ENT specialist
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FAQs

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Mycocin Forte Capsule as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

Q. Can the use of Mycocin Forte Capsule cause allergic reaction?

Although it is rare but yes, Mycocin Forte Capsule can cause allergic reaction and is harmful in patients with known allergy to penicillins. Get emergency medical help if you have any signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty in breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

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References

  1. Amoxycillin. Research Triangle Park, NC: GlaxoSmithKline; Oct. 2006. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Bromhexine. Pharmaceutical Society of Singapore; 2017. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Amoxycillin. South Ruislip, Middlesex: Aurobindo Pharma - Milpharm Ltd.; 2002 [revised 12 Oct. 2017]. [Accesed 9 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. ScienceDirect. Bromhexine. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: August, 2021

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