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Sumox 500mg Capsules

By SUMAC PHARMA PVT LTD
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Sumox 500 MG Description

Sumox Capsule is an antibiotic medicine containing amoxicillin, which is used to treat various bacterial infections such as respiratory tract infections, lung infections, infections of the tonsils and...
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ContainsAmoxycillin / Amoxicillin(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, vomiting
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Sumox 500 MG

It is indicated in the treatment of urinary tract infections, respiratory, urinary tract, ENT (ear, nose, & throat) and skin & soft tissue infections.

Contraindications of Sumox 500 MG

  • If you are allergic to amoxicillin or any other components of the Sumox Capsule.
  • If you have a history of any allergic reactions to penicillins or cephalosporins.

Side effects of Sumox 500 MG

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Skin rash, Itching

Precautions and Warnings of Sumox 500 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Sumox 500mg Capsules during pregnancy?
A:
It is advised not to take Sumox Capsule during pregnancy unless it is considered essential by your doctor. It is essential to always consult a doctor before starting any medicine during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Sumox 500mg Capsules while breastfeeding?
A:
A breastfeeding mother should take this medicine only under a doctor's recommendation. Refrain from self-medication.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Sumox 500mg Capsules?
A:
You may experience dizziness or allergic reaction as a side effect 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 the Sumox Capsule.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Sumox 500mg Capsules?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and medicine. However, long-term use of alcohol weakens your immune system and body's response to pathogens and infections. Consult the doctor for more information if you drink too often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have glandular fever, you may experience symptoms like fever, extreme tiredness, sore throat and swollen glands.
  • You are unable to or have difficulty in urinating.
  • You have kidney problems.
  • You experience diarrhoea and stomach pain even after stopping treatment with Sumox Capsule.

Mode of Action of Sumox 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Sumox Capsule works by inhibiting the growth of bacteria that causes infection.

Directions for Use of Sumox 500 MG

  • Sumox Capsule should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It would be best if you take it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Sumox 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Sumox Capsule may interact with other medicines. Discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a ...
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  • Certain medications that should be used with caution are anticoagulant medicines like warfarin, Anti-cancer medicines like methotrexate, anti-gout medicines like probenecid or allopurinol, and antibio...
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Storage and disposal of Sumox 500 MG

  • Store Sumox Capsule in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets. Do not use expired or damaged medicines.

Dosage of Sumox 500 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose are nausea, diarrhoea, vomiting etc. If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of the Sumox Capsule, contact your doctor immediately or visit the n...
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Missed a Dose

You should never miss your dose of antibiotics as it may lead to treatment failure. If you have missed taking any dose of the Sumox, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your nex...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Nancy Dixit

B. Pharm, M. Pharm

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Does Sumox Capsule cause diarrhoea?

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

Q: What is the dose of Sumox Capsule?

A: The dose and duration of Sumox Capsule depends upon your infection or disease. Your doctor will decide this after accessing the problem and how you respond to the treatment. Do not exceed the maximum daily doses and treatment durations recommended.

Q: How long does it take for Sumox Capsule to show its effects?

A: Sumox Capsule can start showing its effect approximately after 1 hour of its consumption. However, it varies among individuals and can also vary due to the physiology of an individual and the severity of the infection. As it is an antibiotic medicine, the complete effect towards infection could be seen after you complete the course of antibiotic treatment.

Q: What is Sumox Capsule used for?

A: Sumox Capsule is used to treat bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, skin, tonsils, throat, lung and urinary tract, etc.

Q: Is Sumox Capsule an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Sumox Capsule contains amoxicillin as its active component that belongs to antibiotic class of medicines.
Product Details
Brand
SUMOX
Expires on or After
26/09/2022

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