PRESSILIN 250MG TABLET

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Composition FOR PRESSILIN 250mg tablet

Amoxicillin(250mg)

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Pressilin 250mg tablet at a fixed time.
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Pressilin 250mg tablet.
SAFE
Pressilin 250mg tablet 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Pressilin 250mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION FOR PRESSILIN 250mg tablet

Amoxicillin(250mg)

Pressilin tablet uses

Pressilin 250mg tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How pressilin tablet works

Pressilin 250mg tablet 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.

Common side effects of pressilin tablet

Nausea, Allergic reaction, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.

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Expert advice FOR PRESSILIN tablet

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions FOR PRESSILIN 250mg tablet

Amoxicillin

Q. Does amoxicillin act against anaerobic bacteria?
Amoxicillin is active against aerobic (both gram-positive and gram-negative) bacteria and anaerobic bacterial infections like clostridium sp.
Q. Does amoxicillin cause fungal (yeast) infections?
Amoxicillin 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.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin for virus infections?
Amoxicillin is only effective against bacterial infections, not viral infections. Consult a doctor before taking any antibiotics.
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Q. Does amoxicillin cause constipation?
Amoxicillin has not been reported to cause constipation. However, consult your doctor if you have constipation while taking amoxicillin as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Does amoxicillin cause headache?
Amoxicillin has not been reported to cause a headache. However, consult your doctor if you have a headache while taking amoxicillin as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Is amoxicillin gluten free?
Yes, amoxicillin is gluten free.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin for fever?
Amoxicillin 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.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin for boils?
Amoxicillin 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.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin for a sore throat?
Amoxicillin 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.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin for bacterial vaginosis?
Amoxicillin can be used in the treatment of bacterial vaginosis. However, talk to a doctor before taking any antibiotics for your condition.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin for flu?
Amoxicillin is not useful for the treatment of flu. Consult a doctor for knowing the right medicines for its treatment.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin for an ear infection?
Amoxicillin can be used for the treatment of ear infection, however, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin for diverticulitis?
Amoxicillin can be used in the treatment of diverticulitis, however, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your condition.
Q. Is amoxicillin safe?
Amoxicillin is safe to use if taken at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by a doctor.
Q. Is amoxicillin safe for heart patients?
Amoxicillin 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.
Q. Is amoxicillin used for throat infections?
Amoxicillin 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 amoxicillin is recommended for its treatment.
Q. Is amoxicillin a pain killer?
Amoxicillin is not a pain killer. It is an antibiotic.
Q. Is amoxicillin a cephalosporin?
Amoxicillin is not a cephalosporin. It is an antibiotic which belongs to a class of drugs known as penicillins.
Q. Is amoxicillin good for prostate infection?
Amoxicillin 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.
Q. Does amoxicillin treat urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Yes, amoxicillin can be used to treat urinary tract infection (UTI) if it is caused by the bacteria against which amoxicillin is active. Consult a doctor for the right diagnosis of your infection and use antibiotics which are recommended.
Q. Does amoxicillin contain sulfa?
No, amoxicillin does not contain sulfa. It is an antibiotic which belongs to a class of medicines known as penicillins.
Q. Does amoxicillin can treat cough?
Amoxicillin 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.
Q. Does amoxicillin cause drowsiness?
No, amoxicillin has not been reported to cause drowsiness. In case you experience drowsiness while taking amoxicillin, please consult your doctor.
Q. Does amoxicillin affect sperm?
No, amoxicillin has not been reported to affect sperm. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Does amoxicillin contain penicillin?
Amoxicillin does not contain penicillin. However, it belongs to the same class of antibiotics.
Q. Does amoxicillin cause diarrhea in babies?
Amoxicillin can cause diarrhea as a common side effect in babies as well as adults. In case you have diarrhea, it could be due to the change in the normal bacteria in the gut and you may need to stop the medicine. Do not stop any medicine without consulting your doctor.
Q. Does amoxicillin decrease milk secretion?
No, amoxicillin has not been reported to decrease milk secretion. Please consult your doctor if you are breast-feeding before taking the medicine.
Q. Does amoxicillin cause diarrhea?
Amoxicillin 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 amoxicillin with milk?
Amoxicillin capsules should be swallowed with water. However, they can be taken before, during or after your meals.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin with tramadol?
Amoxicillin 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 amoxicillin with food?
Yes, amoxicillin can be taken with food. Amoxiciilin capsules should be swallowed with water.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin with yogurt?
Yes, amoxicillin can be taken with yogurt. Amoxicillin capsules should be swallowed with water.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin with metronidazole?
Amoxicillin 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.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin with medicine for a cold?
Please consult your doctor before taking amoxicillin with any medicine for cold as these medicines have many components and the interaction with each component can be different.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin with metformin?
Yes, amoxicillin 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 amoxicillin with loratadine?
Yes, amoxicillin 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.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin with aspirin?
Amoxicillin and aspirin increase levels of each other. Please consult your doctor before taking amoxicillin with aspirin at the same time.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)