Ampoxin 500mg Strip Of 15 Capsules
Ampoxin 500mg Strip Of 15 Capsules

Ampoxin 500mg Strip Of 15 Capsules

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Ampoxin 500mg Strip Of 15 Capsules Description

Ampoxin 500 capsule is an antibiotic medicine. It is used to treat various bacterial infections of the lungs, throat, airways, skin, soft tissues, bone, ear, nose, wounds after surgery due to various ...
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ContainsCloxacillin(250.0 Mg),Ampicillin(250.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDiarrheoa, Nausea, Vomiting, Skin rash
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Ampoxin 500mg Strip Of 15 Capsules

  • Ampoxin 500 is used to treat bacterial infections of lungs, throat, airways, skin & soft tissue, bone, ear, nose, blood and other bacterial infections.
  • It is also used to treat infection of wounds and lungs after surgery.

Contraindications of Ampoxin 500mg Strip Of 15 Capsules

  • If you are allergic to ampicillin, cloxacillin or any of the ingredient of Ampoxin 500 capsule.
  • If you are allergic to similar antibiotics like Cefixime, Cefpodoxime, Amoxicillin.
  • Ampoxin 500 capsule should never be used for eye infections and eye contact should be avoided.

Side effects of Ampoxin 500mg Strip Of 15 Capsules

  • Nausea
  • Skin rashes
  • Urge to scratch
  • Diarrhoea

Precautions and Warnings of Ampoxin 500mg Strip Of 15 Capsules

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ampoxin 500 capsule during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the use of this medicine in pregnancy. Hence it is recommended not to use the same unless prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Ampoxin 500 capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
A breastfeeding mother should take this medicine only under doctor's recommendation. Refrain from self-medication. However if your doctor prescribe you Ampoxin 500 capsule, then watch for symptoms like diarrhoea and fungal infection of mouth in a breastfed baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Ampoxin 500 capsule?
A:
It is unlikely that this medicine will affect your ability to drive but if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert, you should avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Ampoxin 500 capsule?
A:
Consuming alcohol may exaggerate such symptoms related to the stomach like nausea and vomiting. Avoid drinking when you are taking this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of allergy to Penicillins.
  • You experience serious allergic reactions and skin rashes after taking this medicine.
  • You are having watery diarrhoea or severe stomach pain, immediately stop this medicine and consult your doctor.
  • You develop other infections while taking this medicine.
  • You have existing kidney problems.
  • You should not give this medicine to newborn babies suffering from jaundice.
  • It is advised to complete the course of antibiotics and not skip any dose even if you feel better.

Mode of Action of Ampoxin 500mg Strip Of 15 Capsules

How Does It Work?

Ampoxin 500 capsule inhibits the formation of the outer membrane of bacteria and kills the bacteria responsible for the infection.

Directions for Use of Ampoxin 500mg Strip Of 15 Capsules

Ampoxin 500 capsule should be taken as a whole with a glass of water at a fixed time to gain optimal benefit. It should not be broken, crushed or chewed.

Interactions of Ampoxin 500mg Strip Of 15 Capsules

Interactions with other medicines

  • Sometimes Ampoxin 500 capsule may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how Ampoxin 500 capsule works, if taken at the same time.
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  • In particular if you are taking medicines for gout, antibiotics like chloramphenicol, azithromycin, painkillers etc.
  • This medicine hampers how oral contraceptive medication works. Thus, it is advised to use alternative physical contraceptive measures like condoms.

Storage and disposal of Ampoxin 500mg Strip Of 15 Capsules

  • Store in a dry place at or below 25°C.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children.

Dosage of Ampoxin 500mg Strip Of 15 Capsules

Overdose

The overdose of Ampoxin 500 capsule may cause serious kidney failure if you have existing kidney problems. Symptoms of overdose are nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea. If you think you have taken too much...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed or have forgotten to take a single dose of the medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if its time for your next dose, skip the forgotten dose and continue with a regula...
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REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How long do I need to take this medicine?

A: You are supposed to complete the prescribed dosage given by your physician. If you skip the dose or do not complete the course, it may cause resistance and decrease the effectiveness of immediate treatment.

Q: Can I take Ampoxin 500 for cold and flu as well?

A: No, you cannot take this medicine for treating cold and flu. This is specific for treating bacterial infections while cold and flu are caused by viruses. Hence, taking this medicine in such conditions may lead to antibiotic resistance.

Q: Why should I take Ampoxin 500 capsule with food?

A: Ampoxin 500 capsule should be taken with food to avoid stomach upset. Also, it enhances the absorption of the medicine. Hence, consuming this medicine on an empty stomach can result in stomach upset.

Q: Can the use of Ampoxin 500 capsule cause diarrhoea?

A: Yes, the use of Ampoxin 500 capsule can cause diarrhoea along with the desired effect. However, not everyone gets them. It is an antibiotic which kills both good and bad bacteria when good bacteria present in intestine gets killed it can cause diarrhoea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhoea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q: Is Ampoxin 500 capsule safe during pregnancy?

A: There is limited information available about the effect of Ampoxin 500 capsule on pregnancy. Your doctor may prescribe you this medicine after assessing the safety and necessity.

Q: Is Ampoxin 500 capsule useful for tooth infection?

A: Yes, Ampoxin 500 capsule can be used to treat tooth infection. Your dentist may prescribe you the medicine based on your dental condition.

Q: What are the contents present in Ampoxin 500 capsule?

A: The contents present in Ampoxin 500 capsule are ampicillin and cloxacillin as its active ingredients.

Q: How long does it take for Ampoxin 500 capsule to show its effects?

A: Ampoxin 500 capsule can start showing its effects approximately after 1 hour of its consumption. As it is an antibiotic medicine, the complete effects towards infection could be seen after you complete the course of antibiotic treatment.

Q: When should I take the Ampoxin 500?

A: It is recommended to take the Ampoxin 500 capsule with or after food to prevent stomach upset. However, you can take this medicine with or without food but at a fixed time to gain optimal benefit.

Q: What is the work of Ampoxin 500?

A: Ampoxin 500 capsule contains ampicillin and cloxacillin as its active ingredients. It acts by inhibiting the formation of the outer membrane of bacteria and kills the bacteria responsible for the infection.

Q: What is the dose of Ampoxin 500?

A: The doctor will decide the specific dose for a specific duration depending upon the severity of the condition. Do not take it endlessly on your own without consulting a doctor.

Q: What are Ampoxin 500 uses?

A: Ampoxin 500 uses are to treat bacterial infections of lungs, throat, airways, skin & soft tissue, bone, ear, nose, blood and other bacterial infections.
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Last Updated on: 02 Apr 2022 | 11:04 AM (IST)

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