Octamox 125mg Tablet DT

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Composition for Octamox 125mg Tablet DT

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Medicine Overview of Octamox Tablet DT

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Uses of Octamox Tablet DT

Octamox 125mg Tablet DT is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Octamox Tablet DT

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Nausea, Allergic reaction, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Octamox Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Octamox 125mg Tablet DT at a fixed time.

How Octamox Tablet DT works

Octamox 125mg tablet dt is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

In Depth Information on Octamox Tablet DT

Expert advice for Octamox Tablet DT

  • Do not take this drug if you are allergic to amoxicillin or penicillin.
  • Take the medicine with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • You may have loose stools while taking this drug. It gets better after finishing the course, If it worsens consult your doctor.
  • Amoxicillin 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 this medicine. 
  • Space the doses evenly during the day, at least 4 hours apart.
  • Keep taking amoxicillin until the treatment is finished, even if you feel better.
  • Do not take amoxicillin for more than 2 weeks or two doses in 1 hour.
  • Tell your doctor that you are taking amoxicillin before you go through urine or blood tests for liver function test.
  • Consult your doctor before taking amoxicillin if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Octamox 125mg Tablet DT
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Octamox 125mg Tablet DT.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Octamox 125mg Tablet DT 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Octamox 125mg Tablet DT is safe to use during lactation. Hu
man 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.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Octamox 125mg Tablet DT can have side effects and the symptoms (such as allergic reactions, dizziness and convulsions) may make you unfit to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Octamox 125mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Octamox 125mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Octamox 125mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Octamox 125mg Tablet DT 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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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Octamox 125mg Tablet DT

Frequently asked questions for Amoxicillin

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