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Swimox 125 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Swimox Tablet

Swimox Tablet side effects

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

How to use Swimox 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. Swimox 125 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Swimox Tablet works

Swimox 125 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.

Swimox Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Swimox 125 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Swimox 125 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Swimox 125 mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Swimox 125 mg Tablet can have side effects and the symptoms (such as allergic reactions, dizziness and convulsions) may make you unfit to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Swimox 125 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Swimox 125 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Swimox 125 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Swimox 125 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended while you are taking this medicine

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Expert Advice

  • Swimox 125 mg Tablet is used to treat infections caused by bacteria.
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Swimox 125 mg Tablet may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Stop taking this medicine and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Swimox

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My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
How much dose of ceftriaxone is neccesary for preventing drug resistance in body
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
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it is an antibiotic and is used for treating bacterial infections
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Swimox cause failure of contraceptive pills?

Yes, the use of Swimox can lower the efficacy of birth control pills. Ask your doctor about using some other methods of contraception (such as a condom, diaphragm, spermicide) while you are taking Swimox.

Q. Is Swimox safe?

Swimox is usually considered to be safe when taken as advised by your doctor.

Q. Does Swimox cause drowsiness?

No, Swimox has not been reported to cause drowsiness. In case you experience drowsiness while taking Swimox, please consult your doctor.

Q. Can Swimox cause allergic reaction?

Although it is rare but yes, Swimox can cause allergic reaction and is harmful in patients with known allergy to penicillins. Get emergency medical help if you have any of the signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Q. Can the use of Swimox cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Swimox can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic and it 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. How long does Swimox takes to work?

Usually, Swimox starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take around 2-3 days to make you feel better while taking Swimox.

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

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

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

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

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References
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