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