Odoxil 500mg Tablet
Odoxil 500mg Tablet

Odoxil 500mg Tablet

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Odoxil 500 MG Description

Odoxil 500 tablet is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections of the urinary tract, throat, lungs, airways and skin. Odoxil 500 tablet contains cefadroxil as the active substance that works by...
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ContainsCephadroxil / Cefadroxil(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, stomach pain, rashes
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Odoxil 500 MG

Odoxil 500 tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the urinary tract, skin, throat, lungs and airways in adults and children above 6 years of age.

Contraindications of Odoxil 500 MG

  • If you are allergic to cefadroxil or any other ingredient of Odoxil 500 tablet.
  • If you are allergic to other cephalosporins like cephalexin. If you are not sure what these medicines are, please confirm with your doctor.

Side effects of Odoxil 500 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Rashes

Precautions and Warnings of Odoxil 500 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Odoxil 500 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the effect of the Odoxil 500 tablet during pregnancy. Odoxil 500 tablet should only be used in pregnant women if prescribed by the doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Odoxil 500 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Odoxil 500 tablet may pass into human breast milk. Odoxil 500 tablet should only be used in breastfeeding women if recommended by the doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive after consuming the Odoxil 500 tablet?
A:
Odoxil 500 tablet does not affect the ability to drive a vehicle. However, if you experience any side effects after taking this medicine that may alter your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while taking Odoxil 500 tablet?
A:
There is limited information available on the interaction of alcohol with Odoxil 500 tablet. Ask your doctor for advice on alcohol intake along with Odoxil 500 tablet.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are allergic to penicillin antibiotics.

Mode of Action of Odoxil 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Odoxil 500 tablet binds to certain proteins in the bacteria called penicillin-binding proteins that are required for the proper development of the bacterial cell wall. This causes the formation of def...
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Directions for Use of Odoxil 500 MG

  • Take this medicine as a whole with sufficient water.
  • Always take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not consume more than the prescribed dose.
  • Do not discontinue the medicine on your own without consulting your doctor.

Interactions of Odoxil 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way Odoxil 500 tablet works or Odoxil 500 tablet itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform your doctor about all medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.
  • Odoxil 500 tablet should not be used together with antibiotics that stop the growth of bacteria (tetracyclines, chloramphenicol).
  • Odoxil 500 tablet when used together with medicines for treating bacterial infections (polymyxin B, vancomycin, aminoglycoside antibiotics, colistin), fluid accumulation (furosemide) may cause kidney ...
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  • Particular care should be taken when taking medicines for treating gout (probenecid) and blood clots (warfarin).

Storage and disposal of Odoxil 500 MG

  • Store in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep away from children and pets.

Dosage of Odoxil 500 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose of Odoxil 500 tablet include low blood pressure, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, cramps, swelling. If you have taken too much of the medicine, then contact the doctor or reach the...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking a dose of Odoxil 500 tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the regular dosing schedule. Avoid taking...
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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: Can I stop taking Odoxil 500 tablet if I feel better?

A: No, you should not stop taking Odoxil 500 tablet without completing the full course. You may feel better after a few doses, however, it is important to finish the entire course for complete treatment. If you stop the medication in between, it makes the infection harder to treat.

Q: What caution must be taken while taking Odoxil 500 tablet?

  • During treatment with Odoxil 500 tablet, if you experience diarrhoea that persists for a long time, talk to your doctor immediately.
  • Complete the entire course of medicines recommended by our doctor. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own even if you feel better.

Q: Odoxil 500 tablet should be taken before or after meals?

A: Odoxil 500 tablet should be taken with food for better absorption and better effect.

Q: What is the use of Odoxil 500 tablet?

A: Odoxil 500 tablet is an antibiotic containing cefadroxil as an active substance. It is used to treat bacterial infections of the urinary tract, skin, throat, lungs and airways in adults and children above 6 years of age.

Q: What is the composition of Odoxil 500?

A: Odoxil 500 contains cefadroxil as the active ingredient, which is an antibiotic medicine.

Q: What are the side effects of Odoxil 500?

A: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, stomach pain are a few common side effects of Odoxil 500. However, these symptoms are usually mild and go away over time.

Q: Can Odoxil 500 tablet be used to treat urinary tract infections?

A: Yes, Odoxil 500 tablet can be used to treat urinary tract infections. Your doctor will recommend this medicine if it is suitable for you based on your signs and symptoms. Do not use this medicine on your own.

Q: How to take Odoxil 500 tablet?

  • Odoxil 500 tablet should be taken as a whole with sufficient water.
  • Always take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not consume more than the prescribed dose.
  • Do not discontinue the medicine on your own without consulting your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
ODOXIL
Country of Origin
India
Last Updated on: 18 May 2022 | 10:41 PM (IST)

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