Q. Can the use of Axocilin 500mg Capsule cause failure of contraceptive pills?
Yes, the use of Axocilin 500mg 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 Axocilin 500mg Capsule.
Q. Is Axocilin 500mg Capsule safe?
Axocilin 500mg Capsule is usually considered to be safe when taken as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Axocilin 500mg Capsule cause drowsiness?
No, Axocilin 500mg Capsule has not been reported to cause drowsiness. In case you experience drowsiness while taking Axocilin 500mg Capsule, please consult your doctor.
Q. Can Axocilin 500mg Capsule cause allergic reaction?
Although it is rare but yes, Axocilin 500mg 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 Axocilin 500mg Capsule cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Axocilin 500mg 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 Axocilin 500mg Capsule takes to work?
Usually, Axocilin 500mg Capsule starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take around 2-3 days to make you feel better while taking Axocilin 500mg Capsule.
Q. What if I don't get better after using Axocilin 500mg 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 Axocilin 500mg Capsule when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Axocilin 500mg 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.