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Omnix 50 Dry Syrup

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Overview

Introduction

Omnix 50 Dry Syrup is an antibiotic belonging to the cephalosporin group, which is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. It is effective in infections of the respiratory tract (eg. pneumonia), urinary tract, ear, nasal sinus, throat, and some sexually transmitted diseases.

Omnix 50 Dry Syrup may be taken on an empty stomach or without food. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you to remember to take it. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for, but you should always complete a full course of this antibiotic as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it until you have finished, even when you feel better. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive and the infection may come back or worsen. It will not work for viral infections such as flu or the common cold. Using any antibiotic when you do not need it can make it less effective for future infections.

The most common side effects of this medicine include vomiting, nausea, stomach pain, indigestion, and diarrhea. These are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or do not go away.

Before taking it, you should let your doctor know if you are allergic to any antibiotics or have any kidney or liver problems. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine. This medicine is generally regarded as safe to use during pregnancy and breastfeeding if prescribed by a doctor.

Uses of Omnix Dry Syrup

Side effects of Omnix Dry Syrup

Common
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea

How to use Omnix Dry Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Dissolve the powder in sterile water. Shake well and use. Omnix 50 Dry Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Omnix Dry Syrup works

Omnix 50 Dry Syrup is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Omnix 50 Dry Syrup does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Omnix 50 Dry Syrup 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
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Omnix 50 Dry Syrup 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 Omnix 50 Dry Syrup, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
SAFE
Omnix 50 Dry Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Omnix 50 Dry Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Omnix 50 Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Omnix 50 Dry Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Omnix 50 Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Omnix Dry Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Omnix 50 Dry Syrup, 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

  • Your doctor has prescribed Omnix 50 Dry Syrup 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 harder to treat.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • 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 Omnix 50 Dry Syrup as it may cause increased side effects.
  • Discontinue Omnix 50 Dry Syrup and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Patient Concerns

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For dry cough best medicine with antibiotics. I have perches benadryl and omnix 100
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, antibiotics are generally not useful fo4 cough alone if no features of bacterial infection. Start syp chericoff 5 ml thrice daily for the next week. Also honey 1 tsf thrice daily for the next week.Give lukewarm water and fluids to drink.
What are use mega-cv dry syrupChild are not drinking milk
Dr. Pranav Gupta
Child Specialist
Mega CV is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections
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FAQs

Q. How long should I take Omnix?

You should take Omnix as long as advised by your doctor. It is usually prescribed for 7-14 days. Take it for the full duration of your treatment.

Q. Can I stop taking Omnix when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Omnix before completing the full course of treatment. Your may start feeling better before the infection is completely cured. So, it is important to take this medicine for the duration advised by the doctor.

Q. Is Omnix a strong antibiotic?

Yes, Omnix is a strong antibiotic i.e broad-spectrum antibiotic, which is used to treat variety of bacterial infection like Urinary tract infection, Otitis Media, Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis, Bronchitis and Gonorrhea

Q. Can the use of Omnix cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Omnix 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. Can I stop taking Omnix when my symptoms are relieved?

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

Q. How long does Omnix takes to work?

Usually, Omnix starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

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

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.

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