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Novamox Paediatric Drops

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Overview

Uses of Novamox Oral Suspension

Novamox Oral Suspension side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Allergic reaction
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Novamox Oral Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Novamox Paediatric Drops may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Novamox Oral Suspension works

Novamox Paediatric Drops is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Novamox Oral Suspension related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Novamox Paediatric Drops does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Novamox Paediatric Drops 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.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Novamox Paediatric Drops is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Novamox Paediatric Drops may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Novamox Paediatric Drops can have side effects and the symptoms (such as allergic reactions, dizziness and convulsions) may make you unfit to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Novamox Paediatric Drops should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Novamox Paediatric Drops may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Novamox Paediatric Drops should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Novamox Paediatric Drops may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended while you are taking this medicine

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Novamox Paediatric Drops is used to treat infections caused by bacteria.
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Novamox Paediatric Drops may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Stop taking this medicine and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Novamox

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Dry cougf and cold i use novamox and koufrest pd this is right
Dr. Amit Modi
Child Specialist
Hello, Novamox is amoxycillin, an antibiotic of penicillin group. While Kofrest is an anti allergic and anti tussive medication. Please visit a pediatrician physically for advice on prescription drugs. Clinical evaluation is necesary before prescribing these drugs.
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Novamox cause failure of contraceptive pills?

Yes, the use of Novamox 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 Novamox.

Q. Is Novamox safe?

Novamox is usually considered to be safe when taken as advised by your doctor.

Q. Does Novamox cause drowsiness?

No, Novamox has not been reported to cause drowsiness. In case you experience drowsiness while taking Novamox, please consult your doctor.

Q. Can Novamox cause allergic reaction?

Although it is rare but yes, Novamox can cause allergic reaction and is harmful 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. Can the use of Novamox cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Novamox 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. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Novamox takes to work?

Usually, Novamox starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take around 2-3 days to make you feel better while taking Novamox.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Novamox?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Novamox when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Novamox and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared.

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