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Pylomox 500mg/750mg/15mg kit may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
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Pylomox 500mg/750mg/15mg kit may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION FOR PYLOMOX

Tinidazole(500 mg)

Uses

Tinidazole is used in the treatment of diarrhoea and bacterial infections

How it works

Tinidazole is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria that cause infections.

Common side effects

Ankle swelling, Headache, Dizziness, Angioedema (swelling of deeper layers of skin), Convulsion, Swelling of mouth, Hoarseness of voice, Facial swelling, Shortness of breath, Vomiting, Weakness, Allergic reaction, Lip swelling, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Skin irritation, Coating on tongue, Numbness, Difficulty in swallowing, Loss of appetite, Stomach cramp, Fatigue, Acne-like rash, Dry skin, Altered taste, Urticaria, Stomach upset, Constipation, Limb swelling
Amoxicillin(750 mg)

Uses

Amoxicillin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections

How it works

Amoxicillin 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

Nausea, Allergic reaction, Vomiting, Diarrhoea
Lansoprazole(15 mg)

Uses

Lansoprazole is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers

How it works

Lansoprazole lowers the acid production in the stomach.

Common side effects

Nausea, Headache, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Flatulence

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Expert advice FOR PYLOMOX

  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if you feel dizzy or numb after taking tinidazole.
  • Do not drink alcohol while you are taking this medication and for 3 days afterwards. Alcohol may cause an upset stomach, vomiting, stomach cramps, headaches, sweating, and flushing (redness of the face).
Do not take the medicine:
  • If you are allergic to it or to any other content in the medicine.
  • If you have blood disorders at present or in the past.
  • If you have brain diseases such as epilepsy (fits).
  • If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.
Consult your doctor if you are taking any prescription drugs, especially drugs used for thinning of blood such as warfarin.

Frequently asked questions FOR PYLOMOX

Tinidazole

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Is tinidazole or Fasigyn an antibiotic/sulfa drug?
Tinidazole is an antibiotic/anti-protozoal/anti-amoebic drug. It is not a sulfa drug

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Is tinidazole available or sold over the counter?
No. Tinidazole is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter

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Is tinidazole the same as metronidazole/Flagyl?
Tinidazole is different from metronidazole (also called as Flagyl). However, both of them belong to the same class of drugs

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Is tinidazole/Fasigyn safe?
Yes. Tinidazole is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor

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What are Tiniba and Fasigyn used for?
Tiniba and Fasigyn are brand names of tinidazole available in the market. They are used for the same indications as tinidazole

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Can I take tinidazole with fluconazole/Tylenol/ibuprofen?
Tinidazole can be taken with fluconazole/Tylenol (paracetamol)/ibuprofen only if prescribed by your doctor

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Does tinidazole cure bacterial vaginosis and UTI?
Tinidazole is effective in the treatment of bacterial vaginosis. But it is not used for treatment of UTI

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Does tinidazole cause yeast infections/diarrhea/cancer?
Prolonged use of tinidazole may cause candida or yeast infections. There is no evidence of tinidazole causing cancer. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor

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Does tinidazole treat Chlamydial or urinary tract infections?
Yes. Tinidazole is used to treat Chlamydial infections, but is not effective for treating a urinary tract infection

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Does tinidazole affect birth control?
There is no evidence of tinidazole affecting birth control. Please consult your doctor to confirm whether you require a secondary birth control measure while taking tinidazole.

Amoxicillin

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Does amoxicillin act against anaerobic bacteria?
Amoxicillin is active against aerobic (both gram-positive and gram-negative) bacteria and anaerobic bacterial infections.

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Does amoxicillin cause fungal (yeast) infections?
Amoxicillin is a broad spectrum antibiotic and hence with prolonged use may kill helpful bacteria in the body that keep the body’s fungal (yeast) population in check, thereby it can cause fungal (yeast) infections.

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Can I take amoxicillin for virus infections?
Amoxicillin is only effective against bacterial infections, not viral infections. Please consult your doctor if you have any infections as they should be properly diagnosed before the start of any antibiotics.

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Does amoxicillin cause constipation, or a headache?
No. Amoxicillin does not cause constipation or headache. However, consult your doctor if you experience these side effects.

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Is amoxicillin gluten free?
Yes, amoxicillin is gluten free.

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Can I take amoxicillin for fever?
No, do not take amoxicillin for fever unless advised by your doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for fever as it is very important to diagnose the cause of the fever before treating it.

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Can I take amoxicillin for boils?
Amoxicillin is indicated for boils only when advised by your doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics.

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Can I take amoxicillin for a sore throat?
Do not take amoxicillin for a sore throat unless advised by your doctor. Antibiotics should be taken in this condition only if it is advised by your doctor as it should be taken only once the doctor has properly diagnosed the problem and the underlying cause of infection.

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Can I take amoxicillin for a cold?
Amoxicillin is not indicated for a cold unless this is associated with a bacterial infection against which amoxicillin is active. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotic.

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Can I take amoxicillin for bacterial vaginosis?
Amoxicillin can be used in the treatment of bacterial vaginosis only when advised by a doctor as it should be taken only once the doctor has properly diagnosed the problem and the underlying cause of infection.

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Can I take amoxicillin for flu?
Amoxicillin is not indicated for the treatment of flu. Immediately consult your doctor in case you have any symptoms of flu.

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Can I take amoxicillin for an ear infection?
Amoxicillin can be used in the treatment of ear infection only when advised by your doctor as it should be taken only once the doctor has properly diagnosed the problem and the cause of infection.

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Can I take amoxicillin for diverticulitis?
Amoxicillin can be used in the treatment of diverticulitis only when advised by your doctor as it should be taken only once the doctor has properly diagnosed the problem and the underlying cause of infection.

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Is amoxicillin safe?
Yes. Amoxicillin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.

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Is amoxicillin safe for heart patients?
Yes. Amoxicillin is safe to use in heart patients if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor. Please share your mrdical history with the doctor before taking any medicine.

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Is amoxicillin used for throat infections?
Amoxicillin can be used for throat infections only once the cause of infection is diagnosed by the doctor and the doctor advises to use amoxicillin.

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Is amoxicillin a pain killer?
No, amoxicillin is not a pain killer. It is an antibiotic.

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Is amoxicillin a cephalosporin?
No, amoxicillin is not a cephalosporin. Amoxicillin is an antibiotic which belongs to a class of drugs known as penicillins.

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Is amoxicillin good for prostate infection?
Amoxicillin can be used for treating prostate infections caused by bacteria against which amoxicillin is active. Please consult your doctor before using any antibiotic for treating the infection as it should be taken only after the doctor has properly diagnosed the cause of infection.

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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. Please consult your doctor before using amoxicillin for treating UTI as it should be taken only after the doctor has diagnosed the cause and site of infection.

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Does amoxicillin contain sulfa?
No, amoxicillin does not contain sulfa. Amoxicillin is an antibiotic which belongs to a class of medicines known as penicillins.

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Does amoxicillin can treat cough?
Amoxicillin can help in the relief of cough if this is caused by an infection of the throat or lungs caused by bacteria against which amoxicillin is active. Please consult your doctor before using amoxicillin for the relief of cough as it should be taken only after the doctor has diagnosed the cause of infection.

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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.

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Does amoxicillin affect sperm?
No, amoxicillin has not been reported to affect sperm. Please consult your doctor.

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Does amoxicillin contain penicillin?
Amoxicillin does not contain penicillin. Amoxicillin belongs to a class of drugs known as penicillins.

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Does amoxicillin cause diarrhea in babies?
Amoxicillin can cause diarrhea as a common side effect in babies as well as adults. 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 gut and you may need to stop the medicine.

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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.

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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.

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Can I take amoxicillin with milk?
Amoxiciilin capsules should be swallowed with water. However, they can be taken before, during or after your meals.

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Can I take amoxicillin with tramadol?
Yes, amoxicillin can be taken with tramadol. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take amoxicillin with food?
Yes, amoxicillin can be taken with food. Amoxiciilin capsules should be swallowed with water.

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Can I take amoxicillin with yogurt?
Yes, amoxicillin can be taken with yogurt. Amoxicillin capsules should be swallowed with water.

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Can I take amoxicillin with metronidazole?
Yes, 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.

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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.

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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.

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Can I take amoxicillin with loratadine?
Yes, amoxicillin can be taken with loratadine. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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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.

Lansoprazole

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Is lansoprazole/ prevacid the same as omeprazole or pantoprazole?
Prevacid is the brand name of lansoprazole. Lansoprazole, omeprazole and pantoprazole belong to a group of drugs called proton pump inhibitors and are used to reduce acid content of the stomach. They treat the same kind of diseases, but are used in different doses and dosage forms. Please consult your doctor for the most appropriate medicine for you

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Is lansoprazole an antibiotic?
Lansoprazole is not an antibiotic. It belongs to group of drugs called proton pump inhibitors and is used to reduce acid content of the stomach, and the diseases associated with excessive acid production. It may however, be used in combination with antibiotics for treating certain types of stomach and gut ulcers

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Is lansoprazole available over the counter?
Yes, lansoprazole available over the counter

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Is lansoprazole gluten free?
Yes, lansoprazole is gluten free. However, please refer to the information available on the tablet strip for contents of individual brands

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Is lansoprazole generic?
Yes, It is available in the generic form

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Is lansoprazole dangerous?
Lansoprazole is a safe drug when taken at doses and for a duration prescribed by your doctor. It has certain side-effects, the commonest one being headache, dizziness, nausea, diarrhea, stomach ache, constipation, vomiting, gas, dry mouth or throat, liver toxicity, rash due to allergy, itching, rash, unusual tiredness. Long term use can cause weakness and fracture of bones

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Can I take lansoprazole for heartburn?
Yes lansoprazole is used for heartburn

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Can I take lansoprazole forever/ how long can I take lansoprazole for/ can you take lansoprazole for life?
If you take lansoprazole for longer duration (more than a year) your doctor will probably keep you under regular surveillance, as long term use can cause thinning, weakening and fracture of bones. Take lansopraxole only at the dose and for duration advised by your doctor and report any new and exceptional symptoms and circumstances

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Can you take lansoprazole for IBS?
Lansoprazole may be one of the medicines given for symptomatic relief of IBS (irritable bowel syndrome

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Is lansoprazole a vesicant?
No, lansoprazole is not a vesicant

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Can I take lansoprazole with amoxicillin/ naproxen/ citalopram/ sertraline/ ciprofloxacin/ doxycycline/ ramipril/ gabapentin/ Gaviscon?
Lansoprazole may interfere with the absorption of amoxicillin/ maproxen/ citalopram/sertraline/ ciprofloxacin/ doxycycline/ ramipril/ gabapentin from the gut. Maintain sufficient gap if these medicines are to be taken together. Gaviscon and lansoprazole are not to be taken together, as Gaviscon interferes with the action of lansoprazole. Please consult your doctor before taking other medicines along with lansoprazole

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Does lansoprazole cause hair loss or dry mouth or make you tired?
Yes. All these are side effects of lansoprazole

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Does lansoprazole make you burp?
No, lansoprazole dose not make you burp

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Does lansoprazole make you hungry?
No, lansoprazole does not make you hungry

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Does lansoprazole cause cancer?
No, lansoprazole does not cause cancer.

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