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Odoxil 500 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Odoxil Tablet

Odoxil Tablet side effects

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

How to use Odoxil 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. Odoxil 500 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Odoxil Tablet works

Odoxil 500 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Odoxil Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Odoxil 500 mg Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Odoxil 500 mg Tablet 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
Odoxil 500 mg Tablet 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.
Avoid prolonged use of Odoxil 500 mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
UNSAFE
Odoxil 500 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Odoxil 500 mg Tablet may cause a headache, dizziness, nervousness, sleeplessness, and fatigue, therefore the ability to drive may be influenced.
Kidney
CAUTION
Odoxil 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Odoxil 500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Odoxil 500 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Odoxil 500 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Odoxil 500 mg Tablet to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Discontinue Odoxil 500 mg Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Odoxil 500 mg Tablet as it may cause increased side effects.

Patient Concerns

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Giving cellulitis type picture. U need antibiotics under supervision
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Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Norflox and odoxil both are antibiotics. Usually there is no need to take two antibiotics at a time.
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Odoxil cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Odoxil can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which 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. What if Odoxil doesn't work?

Talk to your doctor if Odoxil doesn't seem to work for you. Your doctor may increase the dose of Odoxil or switch you to an alternate option, which may work for you.

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

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

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

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

Q. Is Odoxil good for urinary tract infection?

Odoxil is a relatively safe and effective antibiotic that is available for the treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI).

Q. Is Odoxil safe?

Odoxil is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

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