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Omniclav 625Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Cipla Ltd
Medicine composition: Amoxycillin, Clavulanic Acid
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 09, 2019

This is a combination medication which has Amoxycillin and Clavulanic as active ingredients. Acid As a penicillin antibiotic, this medication treats bacterial infections. It interferes with the synthesis of the cell wall in a bacteria and stops it from growing. This medication is used to treat infections of the lungs and airways, skin, middle ear, sinuses, and the urinary tract. This medication when used with an antibiotic clarithromycin, it treats stomach ulcers.

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. Common side effects may include

  • Stomach pain
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
  • Vaginal itching or discharge or swollen or black tongue

The medication is primarily used for the following conditions:

  • Ear Infection (Otitis Media)

  • Nose Bleed

  • Gonorrhea And Associated Infections

  • Typhoid Fever

  • Stomach Ulcers

  • Dental Abscess

Possible side effects of this tablet are as follows:

  • Fever

  • Joint Pain

  • Skin Yellowing

  • Easy Bruising And Bleeding

  • Altered Sense Of Taste

  • Convulsions

  • 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 is not known to cause any harm to the fetus. But the evidence is inadequate and it should be used only when necessary after consulting a doctor.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies have been reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medication 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.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Omniclav 625Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

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  • 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.
  • 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. It also works as a beta-lactamase inhibitor by binding to beta-lactamase enzyme produced by bacterial cells, which in turn inhibits its enzymatic action and prevents beta-lactam antibiotics from being metabolized by the enzyme.

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

    Usage of this medication should be reported prior to performing the test. The urine sugar test should be performed with different reagents in such cases.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • 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 omniclav 625mg tablet?

Ans: This medication has Amoxycillin and Clavulanic Acid as active elements present. It performs its action by avoiding the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is important for the survival of bacteria. Clavulanic Acid is a beta-lactamase obstructor which decreases resistance and improves the activity of Amoxicillin against bacteria.

Ques: What are the uses of omniclav 625mg tablet?

Ans: This medication is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as ear infection (otitis media), nose infection (sinusitis), throat infection (tonsillitis/pharyngitis), skin and soft tissue infections and urinary tract infection.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of omniclav 625mg tablet?

Ans: This medication has some commonly reported side effects. Here are some side effects of this medication which are as follows: allergic skin reaction, diarrhea, fever, joint pain, skin yellowing, easy bruising and bleeding, heavy menstrual bleeding, etc.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal omniclav 625mg tablet?

Ans: Store this medication in a cool dry place and keep it in the original pack or container until it is time to take them. Store this medication out of sight and reach of children and pets.
Disclaimer: The information produced here is best of our knowledge and experience and we have tried our best to make it as accurate and up-to-date as possible, but we would like to request that it should not be treated as a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment.

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