Duet 625mg Tablet
Duet 625mg Tablet

Duet 625mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Duet 625 tablet is a combination medicine containing amoxicillin and clavulanic acid as its active ingredient. It belongs to a 'Penicillin' class of antibiotics. Duet 625 tablet is used to treat bacte...
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ContainsAmoxycillin / Amoxicillin(500.0 Mg),Clavulanic Acid(125.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDiarrhea, nausea, vomiting, fungal infection, indigestion
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Duet 625mg Tablet

Duet 625 tablet is used to treat infections caused by bacteria, like sinus infection, respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infection, bone and joint infections.

Contraindications of Duet 625mg Tablet

  • If you are allergic to amoxicillin, clavulanic acid or any other ingredients of Duet 625 tablet.
  • If you have a history of severe allergic reactions to any other antibiotic like cephalosporins, monobactam, carbapenem.
  • If you have a history of liver disease or jaundice.

Side effects of Duet 625mg Tablet

  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Infection of skin and nails
  • Difficulty in digestion
  • Skin rashes and irritation
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Elevated levels of liver enzymes

Precautions and Warnings of Duet 625mg Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Duet 625 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using Duet 625, as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy. However, if considered essential by the treating doctor, it can be taken. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant while he prescribes you this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Duet 625 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
The components of Duet 625 tablet pass into the breastmilk & is known to cause fungal infection of the mouth and diarrhea in your baby. Thus, it is recommended not to breastfeed when you are taking this medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Duet 625 tablet?
A:
If you experience symptoms such as dizziness, fits after taking Duet 625 tablet, avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Duet 625 tablet?
A:
It is advisable to avoid the consumption of alcohol during the treatment, as it may worsen the side effects like dizziness and fits. Talk to your doctor if you consume it often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You ever had allergic reactions to penicillin, cephalosporins.
  • You are an elderly patient.
  • You have liver problems.
  • You have a kidney problem as you may experience fits.
  • You experience redness of the skin followed by eruptions.
  • You experience fatigue, fever, rash and swollen glands.
  • You have diarrhoea and abdominal pain even after stopping treatment with Duet 625 tablet.
  • You have difficulty passing urine.

Mode of Action of Duet 625mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • Duet 625 tablet acts by inhibiting the growth and multiplication of the bacteria, thus killing the bacteria responsible for infections.
  • However, bacteria make the enzyme (beta-lactamases) which can destroy Amoxicillin.
  • Clavulanic acid inactivates this enzyme and hence helps Amoxicillin to function optimally.

Directions for Use of Duet 625mg Tablet

  • Duet 625 tablet should be consumed as a whole with a sufficient amount of water and should be taken after meals to avoid stomach problems.
  • Take it as prescribed by your doctor for the exact duration to gain optimal benefits. Do not crush, chew or break the tablet.

Interactions of Duet 625mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • No interaction reports are available for this combination. However, as this medicine contains amoxicillin & clavulanic acid, any interactions seen with these two components when taken alone may occur ...
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  • Increased risk of bleeding when taken with medicines used to thin the blood like warfarin, acenocoumarol. There is a need to check blood tests like PT-INR.
  • Increased side effects when taken with methotrexate (used in the treatment of cancer).
  • Medicines used to treat gout like allopurinol or probenecid.
  • Medicines used to modify the immune response during an organ transplant like mycophenolate mofetil.

Storage and disposal of Duet 625mg Tablet

  • Store the medicine at or below 25° in the original packaging.
  • Protect it from heat and moisture.
  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Duet 625mg Tablet

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose include stomach disturbances, vomiting, diarrhoea, drowsiness and fluid retention. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or vis...
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Missed a Dose

It is advised not to miss any dose of antibiotics as it can result in failure of the therapy. If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is diarrhoea a common side effect during the treatment with Duet 625 tablet?

A: Yes, diarrhoea is a common side effect during the treatment but contact your doctor immediately if you have diarrhoea with blood and mucus along with stomach pain and fever. It can be a sign of inflammation of the large intestine.

Q: I have an allergy to penicillin, can I take Duet 625 tablet?

A: Never take Duet 625 tablet if you are allergic to penicillin. Serious side effects can result due to the same. Always inform your doctor about your allergy to any specific medicines.

Q: Will Duet 625 tablet treat Urinary tract infection (UTI)?

A: Yes, Duet 625 tablet will help in treating Urinary tract infection (UTI) caused due to various bacterial organisms.

Q: Is Duet 625 tablet an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Duet 625 tablet is a penicillin-type of antibiotic, used to kill and stop the growth of infection-causing bacteria.
Product Details
Brand
DUET
Country of Origin
India
Last Updated on: 22 Jul 2021 | 02:10 PM (IST)
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