Cipmox 500 MG Capsule
As a penicillin antibiotic, Cipmox 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 are/have:
- Asthma, liver or kidney disease
- Mononucleosis, a history of diarrhoeacaused by taking antibiotics, or food or drug allergies
- 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.
Symptoms of penicillin overdose include neuromuscular hypersensitivity (agitation, hallucinations, asterixis, encephalopathy, confusion, and seizures) and electrolyte imbalance with potassium or sodium salts, especially in renal failure.
Hemodialysis may be helpful to aid in the removal of the drug from the blood, otherwise most treatment is supportive or symptom directed. Take entire prescription, even if you are feeling better. Take at equal intervals around-the-clock; may be taken with milk, juice, or food.
How long is the duration of effect?The effect of this medication lasts for an average of 1.5 to 2 hours after onset of action.
What is the onset of action?The effect of this medication can be observed within 1-2 hours of administration.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medication does not cause any harm to the fetus, but there is no scientific evidence to certify it. Hence, it is best to consult a doctor before consuming it during pregnancy. It is best to be administered orally.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies have been reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medication can be given to the women who are breastfeeding but only after evaluating the benefits and risks with the doctor.
Does this affect kidney function?Depending on the severity of the renal impairment, dosage of the medicine should be modified.
Does this affect liver function?Caution must be taken in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment might be needed. Kindly consult your doctor before taking this medication.
Is It safe with alcohol?Alcohol can be taken with Amoxycillin, as no significant harmful side effects are observed.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?It is found that this medication may affect the patient alertness due to the side effects which it may cause, thus suggested to avoid driving if taking this medicine.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Cipmox 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 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.
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Interaction with Medicine
- Decreased effect: Efficacy of oral contraceptives may be reduced.
- Increased effect: Disulfiram, probenecid may increase amoxicillin levels.
- Increased toxicity: Allopurinol theoretically has an additive potential for amoxicillin rash.
Interaction with Disease
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