Axn 333 MG Tablet
As a penicillin antibiotic, this medication treats bacterial infections. It interferes with the synthesis of cell wall in a bacteria and stops it from growing. It 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 amoxicillin if you are allergic to any penicillin based antibiotic. Amoxicillin 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 a baby as it may cause harm to the baby. To make sure amoxicillin is safe for you, inform your doctor if you have asthma, liver or kidney disease, mononucleosis, a history of diarrhoea caused by taking antibiotics; or food or drug allergies.
Other drugs may interact with amoxicillin, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell each of your health care providers about all medicines you use now and any medicine you start or stop using.
Take this medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor. They are available in liquid form, as chewable tablets and as 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 how severe the condition is.
Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.
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?This medicine is not known to cause any harm to the fetus.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies have been reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medicine is safe to use during breastfeeding.
Missed Dose instructionsThe 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.
Overdose instructionsOne should contact the doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms of an overdosage include convulsions, change in behaviour or a severe skin rash.
This medication is a 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
MononucleosisThe condition should be reported to the doctor before taking this medication so that proper substitute can be prescribed.
ColitisThis medication should be discontinued if severe diarrhea occurs. Patients having a history of Colitis should be monitored closely.
Renal DiseasesThis medication should be given after making adjustments in the dosage. The kidney function should be periodically monitored especially if the dosage is for a longer period of time. Suitable dose adjustments are to be made if a patient is on hemodialysis.
Interaction with Alcohol
AlcoholInteraction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Lab Test
Urine Sugar TestThe usage of this medication should be reported prior to perform the test. The urine sugar test should be performed with different reagents in such cases.
Interaction with Medicine
DoxycyclineUsage of this medication with Doxycycline should be avoided and usage of other antibiotics should be reported to the doctor.
MethotrexateUsage of this medication with Methotrexate or other chemotherapy medicines should be reported to the doctor. The levels of Methotrexate in the body along with symptoms of toxicity should be closely monitored while both these medicines are taken.
WarfarinUsage of this medication with Warfarin should be reported to the doctor. The clotting time should be monitored promptly. Symptoms like increased bleeding, swelling, dizziness and weakness should be reported immediately.
Ethinyl EstradiolUsage of this medication with Ethinyl Estradiol decreases the effectiveness of oral contraceptive pills, which might result in unplanned pregnancies.
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