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Lectimox Dry Syrup

Manufacturer: Lancer Health Care Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Amoxycillin, Lactobacillus
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Lectimox Dry Syrup is a penicillin which is used with antibiotic clarithromycin and helps in the treatment of stomach ulcers caused by bacterial infections wall formed in the stomach. It also helps in conditions such as lungs, skin, middle ear, urinary tract and sinuses. Lectimox Dry Syrup also cures conditions like tonsilitis, pneumonia, bronchitis and gonorrhea.

Make sure, you may not use Lectimox Dry Syrup if you are allergic to any penicillin. Amoxicillin makes birth control pills less effective, so ask your doctor about using non hormonal birth to prevent pregnancy.

Many drugs interact with Lectimox Dry Syrup, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Discuss with your doctor about each medicine you use.

Lectimox Dry Syrup should be taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor. They are available in liquid form, as chewable tablets and extended-release tablets. You may take it with or without food.

  • Ear Infection (Otitis Media)

    Lectimox Dry Syrup treats infections in the middle ear caused by Streptococci and Staphylococci strains of bacteria.
  • Nose Bleed

    Lectimox Dry Syrup helps in treating infections in the nose and nasal chamber caused by Streptococci and Staphylococci strains of bacteria.
  • Throat Infection

    Lectimox Dry Syrup treats infections in the throat and airways leading to lungs namely Tonsillitis and Pharyngitis caused by Streptococci and Staphylococci strains of bacteria.
  • Lower Respiratory Tract Infection

    It treats infections in the airways leading to the lungs. The infection can be Pneumonia, acute bronchitis or others caused by Streptococci and Staphylococci strains of bacteria.
  • Skin Infection

    It helps in treating infections of skin and skin structure caused by Streptococci and Staphylococci strains of bacteria.
  • Urinary Tract Infection

    It cures infections of urinary tube, bladder (Cystitis) and kidneys (Pyelonephritis).
  • Gonorrhea And Associated Infections

    It treats Gonorrhea and associated infections in the urinary tube and the region around the reproductive organs in both male and female.
  • Typhoid Fever

    It cures typhoid and paratyphoid fever.
  • Stomach Ulcers

    Lectimox Dry Syrup helps in treating stomach ulcers caused by Helicobacter pylori. It is normally used in combination with other medicines.
  • Dental Abscess

    It cures infection of gums that result in formation of pus around the roots of the tooth.
  • Endocarditis

    Lectimox Dry Syrup is used in the prevention of a condition where the inner walls of the heart gets swollen.
  • Allergy

    Lectimox Dry Syrup is not recommended if a patient is highly allergic to amoxicillin or other antibiotics of Penicillins and Cephalosporins groups.
  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of Lectimox Dry Syrup lasts for an average of 1.5 to 2 hours after onset of action.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of Lectimox Dry Syrup 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?

    This syrup is safe to use during breastfeeding. Any incidence of rashes on skin or diarrhea in the infant should be reported. It is advised to consult a doctor before taking this medicine.
  • 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.

Lectimox Dry Syrup 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 Alcohol

    Alcohol

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

    Urine Sugar Test

    Usage of Lectimox Dry Syrup should be reported prior to performing the test. The urine sugar test should be performed with different reagents in such cases.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Doxycycline

    Usage of Lectimox Dry Syrup with Doxycycline should be avoided and usage of other antibiotics should be reported to the doctor.

    Methotrexate

    Usage of Lectimox Dry Syrup 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 Lectimox Dry Syrup 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 Lectimox Dry Syrup with Ethinyl Estradiol decreases the effectiveness of oral contraceptive pills, which might result in unplanned pregnancies.
  • Interaction with Disease

    Mononucleosis

    The condition should be reported to the doctor before taking Lectimox Dry Syrup so that proper substitute can be prescribed.

    Colitis

    Lectimox Dry Syrup should be discontinued if severe diarrhea occurs. Patients having a history of Colitis should be monitored closely.

    Renal Diseases

    Lectimox Dry Syrup 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.
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