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Almox 500mg Capsule
Almox 500mg Capsule

Almox 500mg Capsule

By ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD
10 Capsule(s) in Strip
56.18*
MRP 80.26
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Almox 500 MG Description

Almox 500 capsule is an antibiotic medicine. It is used to treat bacterial infections of the lungs, airways, tonsils, throat, skin, and urinary tract. It contains amoxicillin as the active ingredient

Almox 500 capsule works by stopping the growth and multiplication of infection-causing bacteria. Take Almox 500 capsule in the exact dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. You can take it with or without meals. Do not stop taking this medicine even if you feel better within a few days. Always finish the course of prescribed antibiotic medicines for effective treatment. Almox 500 capsule or other antibiotics should not be used when not sure if the infection is due to bacteria. The unnecessary use of antibiotics can make the treatment ineffective. If you experience common side effects like diarrhoea after taking Almox 500, it is suggested to drink enough fluids and stay hydrated. Not everyone gets these side effects and they usually go away with time. Inform your doctor if these symptoms are severe or do not go away. Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to any of its components. Before starting Almox 500 capsule, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant, or breastfeeding and about your complete medical history. Also, inform the doctor about all other medicines and supplements you take.

Product Summary

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ContainsAmoxycillin / Amoxicillin(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, rashes
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Almox 500 MG

  • Almox 500 capsule is used to treat bacterial infections of the airway, lungs, skin, tonsils, throat and urinary tract.
  • It used for the treatment of sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhoea and for reducing the risk of an ulcer due to a bacteria called H. pylori.

Contraindications of Almox 500 MG

  • If you are allergic to amoxicillin or other components of this Almox 500 capsule.
  • If you have a history of allergic reactions to penicillins or cephalosporins. If you are not sure what these medicines are, please ask the doctor.

Side effects of Almox 500 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Skin rash
  • Skin itching

Precautions and Warnings of Almox 500 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Almox 500 capsule during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the use of the Almox 500 capsule during pregnancy. You can use the medicine in pregnancy only if prescribed by the doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Almox 500 capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Almox 500 capsule passes into breast milk. Hence, you should be cautious and breastfeeding should be discontinued if side effects such as thrush, fungal infection of the mouth are observed in the breastfed infant.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Almox 500 capsule?
A:
There is limited information available on the effect of the medicine on the driving ability of an individual. You may experience dizziness that may influence the ability to drive or operate machines. Hence, avoid driving or operating machine when on treatment with Almox 500 capsule.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Almox 500 capsule?
A:
No known interactions with alcohol. Discuss with the doctor if you drink alcohol too often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience allergic symptoms after taking the medicine.
  • You have kidney disease.
  • People with kidney problems may experience fits or seizures.
  • You are unable to urinate or may have difficulty urinating.
  • You may have glandular fever, you may experience symptoms like fever, extreme tiredness, sore throat and swollen glands.
  • You may experience watery or bloody diarrhoea, fever, even if this occurs days after stopping the medicine, immediately consult a doctor.

Directions for Use of Almox 500 MG

  • Almox 500 capsule should be taken as directed by the doctor.
  • Take with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew it.
  • Avoid overdose of the medicine.

Storage and disposal of Almox 500 MG

  • Store below 25°C at a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Almox 500 MG

Overdose

The symptoms of an overdose of Almox 500 capsule includes nausea, diarrhoea, vomiting. In case of an overdose, contact the doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • You should never miss your dose of antibiotics as it may lead to treatment failure and relapse of the infection.
  • If you miss a dose of Almox 500 capsule, take it as soon as you remember.
  • However, if it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the medicine schedule.

Mode of Action of Almox 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Almox 500 capsule blocks the action of an enzyme responsible for cell wall formation in bacteria, thereby stopping the growth and multiplication of bacteria responsible for the infection.

Interactions of Almox 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Almox 500 capsule works, or the medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the doctor of medicines, supplements, or herbals you are taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.
  • Especially taking other anti-infective medicines, medicine for the treatment of gout and oral contraceptives.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Almox 500 capsule safe to use in pregnancy?

A: Almox 500 capsule can be taken by a pregnant woman if prescribed by a doctor. Avoid self-medicating, especially during pregnancy since there is limited safety information available about the use of the medicine during pregnancy. Consult the doctor before taking medicine.

Q: What is Almox 500 capsule used for?

A: Almox 500 capsule is an antibiotic used for treating infections of the lungs, throat, airways, ears, tonsils, urinary tract, certain reproductive tract infection (gonorrhoea) and to reduce the risk of recurrence of an ulcer due to a bacteria, H. pylori.

Q: How does Almox 500 capsule work?

A: Almox 500 capsule works by blocking the action of an enzyme responsible for cell wall formation in bacteria, thereby stopping the growth and multiplication of bacteria responsible for the infection.

Q: Is Almox 500 capsule an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Almox 500 capsule is an antibiotic medicine

Q: How often can I take Almox 500 capsule?

A: The dose and the duration of your treatment with Almox 500 capsule will be decided by your doctor. You should follow all the directions or instructions told by them. If you have any problems, you need to let them know, so your doctor addresses your problems.

Q: When do you take the Almox 500?

A: You can take the Almox 500 on an empty stomach or with food, as advised by the doctor. But if you experience stomach upset, then taking it with food may help.

Q: Are Almox and amoxicillin the same?

A: Yes, Almox 500 contains amoxicillin as an active ingredient. It is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections like infection of the lungs, airways, tonsils and throat, skin and urinary tract infections.

Q: Can Almox 500 be used for cough?

A: No, it is not effective for cough. A cough could be due to different causes and hence it would be best to take a doctor's advice before taking any medicine to treat cough. You should avoid using antibiotics unnecessarily as it makes antibiotics ineffective for future treatment.

Q: Can I take the Almox 500 capsule if I have loose motions?

A: No, you should not take the Almox 500 capsule for treating loose motions.

Q: Can I take the Almox 500 capsule if I have a sore throat?

A: The Almox 500 capsule is an antibiotic to be taken for throat infection if prescribed by your doctor. Do not self-medicate. Sore throat in most cases is a viral infection in which antibiotics are not effective. Hence, it is important to consult your doctor, let the doctor decide if it is a viral or bacterial infection and treat you accordingly.

Q: Can Almox 500 be used for a toothache?

A: No, Almox 500 is not a painkiller medicine and hence cannot be used for the treatment of toothache.

Q: How to use Almox 500?

A: Take Almox 500 capsule exactly as recommended by your doctor.

Q: Can Almox 500 be used during breastfeeding?

A: Almox 500 capsule passes into breast milk. This medicine should only be used during breastfeeding if recommended by the doctor after benefit/risk assessment.

Q: Can Almox 500 be used in children?

A: Yes, Almox 500 capsule can be used in children. However, this medicine should only be given to your child if it is recommended by your doctor. Do not give this medicine to your child on your own.

Q: Almox 500 vs. azithromycin?

A: Almox 500 capsule and azithromycin are both antibiotics used for the treatment of various bacterial infections. However, the only difference is that Almox 500 capsule contains amoxicillin as the active substance which belongs to the penicillin-like class of antibiotics whereas azithromycin belongs to the macrolide class of antibiotics. Your doctor will recommend the best suitable medicine for you based on your signs and symptoms.
Last Updated on: 17 August 2022 | 11:42 AM (IST)

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