Q. Can the use of Astomox 250 Capsule cause failure of contraceptive pills?
Yes, the use of Astomox 250 Capsule 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 Astomox 250 Capsule.
Q. Is Astomox 250 Capsule safe?
Astomox 250 Capsule is usually considered to be safe when taken as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Astomox 250 Capsule cause drowsiness?
No, Astomox 250 Capsule has not been reported to cause drowsiness. In case you experience drowsiness while taking Astomox 250 Capsule, please consult your doctor.
Q. Can Astomox 250 Capsule cause allergic reaction?
Although it is rare but yes, Astomox 250 Capsule 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 Astomox 250 Capsule cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Astomox 250 Capsule 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 Astomox 250 Capsule takes to work?
Usually, Astomox 250 Capsule starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take around 2-3 days to make you feel better while taking Astomox 250 Capsule.
Q. What if I don't get better after using Astomox 250 Capsule?
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 Astomox 250 Capsule when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Astomox 250 Capsule and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared.
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.