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Umox Plus Tablet


Overview

Uses of Umox Plus Tablet

Umox Plus Tablet side effects

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

How to use Umox Plus 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. Umox Plus Tablet is to be taken with food.
This will help to avoid stomach upset.

How Umox Plus Tablet works

Umox Plus Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Amoxycillin, Clavulanic Acid and Lactobacillus. Amoxycillin is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Clavulanic Acid is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Amoxycillin against bacteria. This treats your infection, but may upset your digestive system by killing healthy gut bacteria as well. Lactobacillus is added to restore the balance of healthy bacteria.

Umox Plus Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Umox Plus 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.
Umox Plus Tablet may cause side effects such as allergic reactions, dizziness or fits that may make you unfit to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Umox Plus Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Umox Plus Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Umox Plus Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Umox Plus Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended while you are taking this medicine

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat bacterial infections even if they have developed resistance.
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Umox Plus Tablet may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Stop taking Umox Plus Tablet 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 Umox Plus

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I'm past 16yrs to suffering with diabetic and B.P. intial stages doctors suggested for glucobay50mg and vitamin tablets and Zilos50mg for Bp.after three years again my sugar level not controlled so, medicines power increased same tablets. Again two years not controlled sugar levals. So, I have changed for diabetic specialist doctor.He recommended for prandial M.0.3 twice a day and methilda plus for vitamin and ZilosAMfor bp.After two years again doctor increased for insulin for Human mixed for M:30p.E:20.p.and tablets same as follows. After two years again my sugar levals not in my controlled. So,I'm changed medicine Homeopathy medicine but not in use.again Aurvethic and Ciddha,Herbal medicines.But no any use.Again I come to allopathic tablets for Glycomet Gp-1.And Insugin 30/70 for 50.pfor per day and TellybayAM for Bp.to continues till date.Now Governments sublimentory tablets announced for AYUSH 82 Now past 20days I have taking with allopathic tablets.Now my sugar levels 325 not reduced sugar levels without food .last year Urinary infections problems start so, Doctor recommend for Urimaxo.4mg one tablet for bed times. So,Please sir At any Have my sugar level should be controlled with your treatment.when will the treatment started please inform me. My Mobile number:09486539789.E.Mail:velu0033@gmail.com THANK YOU. I'M A.PALANIVEL.EX-Army from Salem.TamilNadu.
Dr. Ashwin Porwal
Diabetes Specialist
can you please clear me finally on which medicines you are and on what time you take them and in which dose you take themplus don't try these herbal or ayurvedic medicines they won't help at all
I m having acolate p plus for cold.
Dr. Vijay Verma
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
Visit ent specialist near you for proper examination as.it can be viral or bacterial infection
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FAQs

Q. What are the contraindications associated with the use of Umox Plus?

Umox Plus is considered to be harmful for patients with a history of allergic reactions to any penicillin. It is also avoided in patients with a previous history of cholestatic jaundice/liver dysfunction associated with the medicine.

Q. Which is the best time to take Umox Plus?

Umox Plus may be taken every 8 hours or every 12 hours, depending on the dose prescribed by your doctor. It should be taken with a meal or snack to reduce the possibility of getting an upset stomach. Many antibiotics can cause diarrhea. If diarrhea is severe or lasts for more than 2 or 3 days, call your doctor.

Q. Can I stop Umox Plus in between if I feel better?

No, complete the course even if you feel better. It is common to feel better early in the course of therapy. However, skipping doses or not completing the full course of therapy may reduce the effectiveness of the immediate treatment. It might also make the bacteria develop resistance against the treatment.

Q. Can I take Umox Plus if I am allergic to penicillin?

If you have had an allergic reaction to one type of penicillin, you may get allergic to ampicillin or to some cephalosporins, but not necessarily. Make sure you tell your doctor if you are allergic to penicillin.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Umox Plus?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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  2. Amoxycillin. Research Triangle Park, NC: GlaxoSmithKline; 2006. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Clavulanic Acid. Terrungem SNT, Portugal: Hikma Farmaceutica (Portugal) S.A; 2001 [revised 30 Jul. 2015]. [Accessed 28 Mar. 2018] (online) Available from:External Link
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Dalamal House, 4th Floor, J. B. Road, Nariman Point, Mumbai – 400 021
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