Megamox 100 MG Dry Syrup
As a penicillin antibiotic, Megamox 100 MG Dry Syrup 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. 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?In case of pregnancy, you must consult the doctor.
Is it habit forming?It does not contain habit-forming tendencies.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Breastfeeding women should consult doctor before using this syrup.
Does this affect kidney function?Depending on the severity of the renal impairment, dosage of the medicine should be modified.
Are there any missed dose instructions?Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip missed dose only if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?Consult your doctor in case of overdose.
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 Medicine
MedicineThis syrup interacts with Doxycycline, Methotrexate, Warfarin, Ethinyl Estradiol, Live cholera vaccine, Probenecid.
Interaction with Disease
DiseaseThis syrup interacts with Mononucleosis, Colitis, Renal Diseases.
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