Q. Can I give Amoxycare 125mg Dry Syrup to my child repeatedly for a long time?
Giving your child Amoxycare 125mg Dry Syrup for a long term can cause fungal infection (oral thrush) in the mouth and severe gastrointestinal infections (superinfections). Therefore, do not alter the dose and duration on your own and give Amoxycare 125mg Dry Syrup to your child exactly as prescribed. Additionally, irregular treatment, repeated use, and misuse of Amoxycare 125mg Dry Syrup can make the bacteria resistant.
Q. Are there any possible serious side effects of Amoxycare 125mg Dry Syrup?
Although rare, Amoxycare 125mg Dry Syrup may cause some serious side effects such as persistent vomiting, kidney damage, allergy, diarrhea, and severe gastrointestinal infections. Always consult your child’s doctor for help in such a situation.
Q. What other medicines should not be given along with Amoxycare 125mg Dry Syrup?
Avoid giving Amoxycare 125mg Dry Syrup along with medicines like aminoglycosides (such as amikacin, gentamicin, streptomycin) and anticoagulants or blood-thinners (such as warfarin). Before you start giving Amoxycare 125mg Dry Syrup to your child, let your child’s doctor know if your child is taking any of the above-mentioned medicines.
Q. Can I vaccinate my child while he is taking Amoxycare 125mg Dry Syrup?
Inform the doctor if your child is taking Amoxycare 125mg Dry Syrup at the time of vaccinations like BCG, cholera, and typhoid as Amoxycare 125mg Dry Syrup can neutralize the effect of these vaccines.
Q. The mucus coming out of my child’s nose is yellow-green. Is it a sign of a bacterial infection?
In the common cold, the mucus changes its color and thickens up with time, but this does not mean that your child needs antibiotics. Common cold symptoms often last for 7-10 days. In case they fail to clear up within this duration, reach out to your child’s doctor for guidance.
Q. Is Amoxycare 125mg Dry Syrup safe for children suffering from infectious mononucleosis?
No, do not give this medicine to your child in this case as a high percentage of children with infectious mononucleosis develop a skin rash (erythematous rash) while taking Amoxycare 125mg Dry Syrup.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 29th Jul 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.