Almox 500 MG Capsule
As a penicillin antibiotic, Almox 500 MG Capsule treats bacterial infections. It interferes with the synthesis of the cell walls in bacteria and stops it from growing. This is used to treat infections of the lungs and airways, skin, middle ear, sinuses, and the urinary tract.
It also treats conditions like tonsillitis, pneumonia, bronchitis, and gonorrhoea. This medication when used with an antibiotic clarithromycin, it treats stomach ulcers. You should not use it if you are allergic to any penicillin based antibiotic.
This medication can make birth control pills less effective, so ask your doctor about using non-hormonal birth control to prevent pregnancy during the treatment. Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding.
To make sure this medication is safe for you, inform your doctor:
- if you have asthma, liver or kidney disease
- if you have mononucleosis, a history of diarrhoea caused by taking antibiotics, or food or drug allergies
- If you are already taking any medicines
Take this medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor. They are available in liquid form, as chewable tablets and extended-release tablets. Some forms of this medicine may be taken with or without food. Dosage is as per doctor’s prescription and it varies according to age, medical condition and severity of the condition.
How long is the duration of effect?The effect of this medicine lasts for an average of 1.5 to 2 hours after onset of action.
What is the onset of action?The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1-2 hours of administration.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this medication.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies have been reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?In case of breastfeeding, you must consult the doctor.
Does this affect kidney function?Depending on the severity of the renal impairment, dosage of the medicine should be modified.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Almox 500 MG Capsule , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?One should contact the doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected.
This medication belongs to the class of Penicillin antibiotic and inhibits the transfer of a peptide group in the transpeptidation process. As a result, the bacterium is not able to build cell walls and is killed.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Disease
DiseaseThis medication interacts with Renal Diseases, Colitis and Mononucleosis.
Interaction with Medicine
MedicineThis medication interacts with Methotrexate, Warfarin, Ethinyl Estradiol, Live cholera vaccine and others.
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