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Novamox 500mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

Novamox 500mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

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Novamox 500 MG Description

Novamox 500 capsule is an antibiotic medicine. It is used to treat bacterial infections like respiratory tract, lung, UTI, skin, infection of tonsils and throat. Novamox 500 capsule contains amoxicillin as an active ingredient. It acts by inhibiting the enzyme Penicillin-Binding Proteins (PBPs), which help to form a bacterial cell wall. Further results in cell death and prevents the spread of infection.

Take Novamox 500 as advised by your doctor. You should take cap Novamix with meals to avoid stomach upset. Always complete the entire treatment course of the antibiotic Novamox 500. Incomplete treatment may result in treatment failure and increase the risk of re-infection. Mox 500mg capsule, Cipmox 500mg capsule, Wymox 500mg capsule, Esoxycin 500mg capsule, and Almox 500mg capsule are some other capsules with amoxicillin as a main component.

If you experience common side effects such as diarrhoea after taking Novamox 500 capsules, drink plenty of fluids and stay hydrated. These side effects do not affect everyone, and they usually go away with time. Inform your doctor if these symptoms are severe or persistent.


Product Summary

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ContainsAmoxycillin / Amoxicillin(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, skin rash, skin itching
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Uses of Novamox 500 MG

Novamox 500 capsule is used to treat various types of bacterial infections like respiratory tract infection, infection of tonsils and throat, lung infection, UTI, skin infections, dental infections, e...
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Contraindications of Novamox 500 MG

  • If you are allergic to Amoxicillin or any other components of Novamox 500 capsule.
  • If you have infectious mononucleosis or glandular fever (caused by the Epstein–Barr virus).
  • If you have a history of any allergic reactions to Penicillins or Cephalosporins.

Side effects of Novamox 500 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Skin rash
  • Skin itching, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, body or breathing difficulties (serious side effects)

Precautions and Warnings of Novamox 500 MG



Can I take Novamox 500 capsule during pregnancy?
There is limited information about the safety of Novamox 500 capsule during pregnancy. Your doctor will prescribe you this medicine only if considered essential after assessing the benefits over the risks.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Novamox 500 capsule while breastfeeding?
Novamox 500 capsule passes into breast milk in small amounts and can harm your baby, hence breastfeeding should be discontinued if any side effects are observed. Caution is advised if you are breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have consumed Novamox 500 capsule?
You may experience dizziness or fits that may influence your ability to drive or operate machines. Hence, you should be cautious while driving or operating heavy machines when on treatment with Novamox 500 capsule.


Can I consume alcohol with Novamox 500 capsule?
Consuming alcohol while on treatment with Novamox 500 capsules, does not affect the way this medicine works. However, you should avoid drinking alcohol in excess while taking this medicine as alcohol may worsen the side effects and impair your recovery from the infection.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems in your kidney.
  • You have difficulty in urinating.
  • You have glandular fever (symptoms include fever, extreme tiredness, sore throat, and swollen glands).
  • You develop watery, bloody diarrhoea and fever, even if this occurs days after stopping this medicine, immediately consult a doctor.

Directions for Use of Novamox 500 MG

Take Novamox 500 capsule as directed by your doctor. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own. Swallow it whole, do not cut, break or chew it. Take it regularly at a fixed time. Do not consume it ...
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Storage and disposal of Novamox 500 MG

Store Novamox 500 capsules below 25°C protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat. Keep it away from children and pets.

Quick Tips of Novamox 500 MG

  • Novamox 500 capsule is an antibiotic medicine. It is used to treat bacterial infections of the lungs, airways, tonsils, throat, skin, and urinary tract.
  • You should always complete the entire course of treatment with antibiotics as prescribed by your doctor. Do not miss any dose, and do not take more than the prescribed dose.
  • Before starting Novamox 500 capsule, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant, or breastfeeding and about your complete medical history.
  • Take Novamox 500 capsule in the exact dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, and skin rashes can be seen as side effects of this medicine, inform your doctor if the side effects do not resolve over time.

Dosage of Novamox 500 MG


Symptoms of overdose include vomiting, nausea, and diarrhoea.may also lead to formation of kidney stones, Convulsions (fits) after taking a high dose of this medicine. Contact a doctor or visit the ho...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss any dose of Novamox 500 mg capsule, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, skip the missed one and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not ta...
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Mode of Action of Novamox 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Novamox 500 capsule acts by preventing one or more enzymes called Penicillin-Binding Proteins (PBPs) which help to form a bacterial cell wall, thus resulting in bacterial cell lysis rupture and death.

Interactions of Novamox 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way Noxamox 500mg Capsule works or This medicine itself can affect the action of certain medicines when taken together
  • Medicines used to treat gout such as Allopurinol and Probenecid cause allergic skin reactions and increase the effect of Novamox 500 capsule when used concomitantly.
  • The effect of medicines used to treat certain types of cancers or chronic conditions like Methotrexate increases when taken along with Novamox 500 capsule.
  • Medicines that are known as blood thinners or anticoagulants like Warfarin and Heparin may cause bleeding when used concomitantly.
  • Other antibiotics like Tetracycline used to treat bacterial infections may alter the desired effect of this medicine.

Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What is Novamox 500 capsule used for?

A: Novamox 500 capsule is an antibiotic used for treating respiratory and urinary bacterial infections.

Q: Can I take Novamox 500 for cough?

A: Yes, Novamox 500 capsules can be used if prescribed by a doctor. Cough could be due to other underlying problems such as pollution, smoking or serious respiratory disease. Kindly consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Q: I am suffering from a sore throat can I take Novamox 500 mg capsule?

A: Novamox 500 mg capsule is an antibiotic to be taken for throat infection if prescribed by your doctor. Do not self-medicate. Sore throat in many 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: Is Novamox 500 capsule safe during pregnancy?

A: Novamox 500 capsule 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: Can Novamox 500 be taken for loose motion?

A: No, you should not take Novamox 500 capsules for treating loose motion.

Q: Can I take Novamox 500 mg capsules for a toothache?

A: Avoid taking the medicine without consulting the dentist. The underlying cause of toothache can be different. Do not self-medicate.

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

A: No, if you have an allergy to penicillin never take Novamox 500 mg capsule as a severe 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: Is Novamox 500 capsule habit-forming?

A: No habit-forming tendencies have been found with Novamox 500 capsule.

Q: Does Novamax 500 capsule cause diarrhoea?

A: Yes, the use of Novamax 500 capsule can cause diarrhoea along with the desired effect, but not everyone gets them. It is an antibiotic which kills the 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: Can I stop taking Novamax 500 capsule when I feel better?

A: No, do not stop taking Novamax 500 capsule. Complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better, else you might experience the treatment failure and the increased risk of reoccurence of the infection.

Q: Is Novamax 500 capsule the same as amoxicillin?

A: Yes, Novamax 500 capsule contains amoxicillin as its active component.

Q: How long does Novamx 500 capsule take to work?

A: It usually takes about 30 minutes to 1 hour to show the effect of the medicine.

Q: How many days should I take Novamox?

A: You should take Novamox for as long as the doctor has prescribed you. The doctor will decide the duration depending on the severity of the underlying infection and the patient's response to the treatment. As it is an antibiotic medicine, it takes a few days to show the complete effect of the infection.

Q: Can I take Novamox for a tooth infection?

A: Yes, Novamox 500 mg capsules can be used for tooth infection but only 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 the body. Kindly consult your dentist for proper diagnosis and better information.
Last Updated on: 11 May 2023 | 6:28 PM (IST)

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