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Dentomox 250 MG Capsule

Manufacturer: Fourrts India Laboratories Pvt. Ltd
Medicine composition: Amoxycillin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: February 04, 2020

As a penicillin antibiotic, Dentomox 250 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.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.

The medication can treat the below provided problems:

  • Bacterial Infections

  • Ear Infection (Otitis Media)

  • Throat Infection

  • Lower Respiratory Tract Infection

  • Urinary Tract Infection

  • Gonorrhea And Associated Infections

  • Typhoid Fever

  • Stomach Ulcers

  • Dental Abscess

  • Endocarditis

A patient can suffer from the following side effects:

  • 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.
  • 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 Dentomox 250 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. Symptoms of an overdosage include convulsions, change in behaviour or a severe skin rash.
  • India

  • United States

  • Japan

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

    Mononucleosis

    The condition should be reported to the doctor before taking this medication so that proper substitute can be prescribed.

    Colitis

    This medication should be discontinued if severe diarrhea occurs. Patients having a history of Colitis should be monitored closely.

    Renal Diseases

    This 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

    Alcohol

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Urine Sugar Test

    The 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

    Doxycycline

    Usage of this medication with Doxycycline should be avoided and usage of other antibiotics should be reported to the doctor.

    Methotrexate

    Usage 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.

    Warfarin

    Usage 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 Estradiol

    Usage of this medication with Ethinyl Estradiol decreases the effectiveness of oral contraceptive pills, which might result in unplanned pregnancies.

Ques: What is Dentomox 250 MG Capsule?

Ans: This medication penicillin antibiotic treats bacterial infections. It interferes with the synthesis of the cell walls in bacteria and stops them from growing.

Ques: How long do I need to use Dentomox 250 MG Capsule before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: This medication is to be taken till the time you see an improvement in your health conditions.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Dentomox 250 MG Capsule?

Ans: This medication should be taken in the dosage as prescribed by the doctor.

Ques: Should I use Dentomox 250 MG Capsule empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication should be taken after food in a prescribed dosage.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Dentomox 250 MG Capsule?

Ans: This medication should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original packaging. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets.
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