Oxy 500mg Capsule

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Pfizer Ltd

Composition for Oxy 500mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Oxy Capsule

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Uses of Oxy Capsule

Oxy 500mg Capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Oxy Capsule

Common

Rash, Nausea, Photosensitivity, Vomiting, Loss of appetite, Haemolytic anemia, Diarrhoea, Urticaria.

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How to use Oxy Capsule

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. It is better to take Oxy 500mg Capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Oxy Capsule works

Oxy 500mg capsule is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Oxy Capsule

Expert advice for Oxy Capsule

  • Always take oxytetracycline 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals as food and some dairy products may interfere with drug absorption.
  • If you are taking oxytetracycline for long-term, you may need periodic laboratory evaluation of organ systems such as blood tests, kidney and liver function tests. 
  • Exercise caution if you are an elderly patient or have renal or hepatic impairment, myasthenia gravis (abnormal, progressive weakness of muscles), and systemic lupus erythematosus (auto immune disease in which immune system attacks its own organs)
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Warnings
Special precautions for Oxy 500mg Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Oxy 500mg Capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Oxy 500mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Oxy 500mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Oxy 500mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with
kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
UNSAFE
Oxy 500mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with
liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Sucramal Suspension, Gardenal 30mg Tablet, Sufrate O Suspension

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Oxy 500mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Oxytetracycline

Q. Is oxytetracycline is same as tetracycline?
No, both the drugs are different
Q. Can I take oxytetracycline for cystitis/tonsillitis/gum infection?
Oxytetracycline can be taken for cystitis and gum infection but not in case of tonsillitis. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Does oxytetracycline cause weight gain?
No, it doesn't cause weight gain. However, consult your doctor if you experience such side effect
Q. Does oxytetracycline affect the contraceptive implant?
No, oxytetracycline doesn't affect contraceptive implants.
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