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Almox 500mg Strip Of 15 Capsules

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By ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD
15 Capsule(s) in Strip
MRP 46.25*
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Amoxycillin / Amoxicillin(500.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Almox 500 Capsule contains Amoxicillin which is an antibiotic medicine. It is used for the treatment of various bacterial infections of the sinus, middle ear, throat, urinary tract, etc. Almox 500 Cap...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
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uses

Uses of Almox 500mg Strip Of 15 Capsules

  • Sinus infection
  • Middle ear infection
  • Infection of tonsils and throat
  • Infection of lungs
  • Community-acquired pneumonia
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Typhoid fever
  • Dental infections
contraindications

Contraindications of Almox 500mg Strip Of 15 Capsules

  • If you are allergic to Amoxicillin or any other ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you have a history of allergic reactions to Penicillins or Cephalosporins.
  • If you have infectious Mononucleosis/Glandular fever (caused by the Epstein–Barr virus).
sideEffects

Side effects of Almox 500mg Strip Of 15 Capsules

  • Skin rash
  • Feeling sick (nausea)
  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Almox 500mg Strip Of 15 Capsules

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Almox 500 Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the safety of Almox 500 Capsule in pregnancy. Your doctor will prescribe you this medicine only if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Almox 500 Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
  • Amoxicillin passes into breast milk in small amounts and can harm your baby.
  • Almox 500 Capsule can cause side effects like diarrhoea and fungal infection of mucous membrane can be observed in a breastfed baby, therefore, breastfeeding should be discontinued if any side effects...
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  • Caution is advised in case you are breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Almox 500 Capsule?
A:
You may experience allergic reactions like dizziness or convulsion that influence your ability to drive or operate machines. Hence, caution is advised while driving or operating heavy machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Almox 500 Capsule?
A:
Drinking alcohol when you are taking Amoxicillin does not affect the way this medicine works. However, you should avoid drinking large quantities of alcohol while taking Almox 500 capsule, as alcohol may worsen the side effects and impair your recovery from the infection.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You had an allergy to Penicillins, Cephalosporins or are prone to allergies.
  • You have glandular fever (symptoms includes fever, extreme tiredness, sore throat and swollen glands).
  • You have kidney problems
  • You have difficulty in urinating
  • You develop watery, bloody diarrhoea, fever, even if this occurs days after stopping this medicine, immediately seek medical help.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Almox 500mg Strip Of 15 Capsules

How Does It Work?

Almox 500 Capsule works by preventing one or more enzymes known as Penicillin-Binding Proteins (PBPs) that helps to form a bacterial cell wall, which results in bacterial cell lysis (rupture) and deat...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Almox 500mg Strip Of 15 Capsules

Take Almox 500 capsule as directed by your doctor. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own.
interactions

Interactions of Almox 500mg Strip Of 15 Capsules

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way Almox 500mg capsule works or Almox 500mg capsule itself can affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines used to treat gout (Allopurinol, Probenecid), blood thinners (anticoagulants) like Warfarin, other antibiotics such as Tetracycline, medicines used to treat a ce...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Almox 500mg Strip Of 15 Capsules

  • Store Almox 500 capsules below 25°C.
  • Protect it from direct sunlight.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children.
dosage

Dosage of Almox 500mg Strip Of 15 Capsules

Overdose

Seek emergency medical care if you think you have used too much of Almox 500 capsule. Symptoms of overdose include vomiting, nausea and diarrhoea. If you have taken too much of this medicine, then con...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember it. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Alok Nachane

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I have an allergy to penicillin, can I take Almox 500 capsule?

A: No, if you have allergy to penicillin never take Almox 500 capsule, as a very serious allergic reaction may occur. Always inform your doctor about your allergies.

Q: Is there any chance that an allergic reaction can develop later?

A: A delayed allergic reaction characterized by rashes, fever, joint pains, and enlargement of the lymph nodes, especially under the arms, may usually occur after 7-12 days.

Q: Can I take Almox 500 for sore throat?

A: 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 of the 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 viral or bacterial infection and treat you accordingly.

Q: Can I take Almox 500 capsule for cough?

A: Yes, it can be used if prescribed by a doctor. Cough can be due to other underlying problems like pollution, smoking or serious respiratory disease. Kindly consult your doctor before taking Almox 500 capsule.

Q: Can I take Almox 500 capsule for loose motion?

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

Q: Can I take Almox 500 capsule for toothache?

A: Yes, Almox 500 capsule can be used if prescribed by a dentist. Do not take this medicine on your own as this is an antibiotic medicine and can impact the normal bacterial flora of body. Kindly consult your dentist for proper diagnosis and better information.

Q: Is Almox 500 safe during pregnancy?

A: Almox 500 can be taken by a pregnant woman if prescribed by a doctor. Do not self-medicate any antibiotic medicine on your own especially during pregnancy, consult your doctor before taking any medicine.

Q: What is the use of Almox 500 Capsules?

A: Almox 500 capsules are an antibiotic used for treating respiratory, urinary bacterial infections.

Q: What do you mean by inappropriate use of antibiotics?

A: Inappropriate use of antibiotics constitutes taking antibiotics when not needed, for wrong diseases, taking inappropriate dosage and not completing the course of antibiotic treatment as prescribed by doctor.

Q: When should I take Almox 500?

A: You can take Almox 500 during day or night, with or without food or as advised by the doctor. Try to take it at the same time every day for maximum results.

Q: What is the dose of Almox 500 for adults?

A: The doctor will decide the dose and frequency of consumption of Almox 500 depending upon your infection or disease. Take this medicine as advised by your doctor, do not take it in excess or less. Refrain from self-medication of any antibiotics.

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ContainsAmoxycillin / Amoxicillin(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial Infection
Side effectsSkin rash, nausea, diarrhoea, vomiting
Last Updated on: 01 Nov 2021 | 10:54 AM (IST)
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