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Swemox 500mg Cap

By BMW PHARMACO INDIA PVT LTD
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Amoxicillin
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Antibiotic

Medical Description

Swemox 500mg Cap is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections like infection of the lungs, airways, tonsils and throat, skin and urinary tract infections. It contains amoxicillin as a
n active ingredient. It stops the growth and multiplication of bacteria. Swemox 500mg Cap or other antibiotics should not be used when not sure if the infection is due to bacteria, unnecessary use of antibiotics can make it ineffective treatment. Complete the course as prescribed by the doctor or it may lead to relapse or return the infection.
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Uses of Swemox 500mg Cap

  • Swemox 500mg Cap is used to treat bacterial infections of the airway, lungs, skin, tonsils, throat and urinary tract.
  • It used for the treatment of sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhoea and for reducing the risk of an ulcer due to a bacteria called H. pylori.

Contraindications of Swemox 500mg Cap

  • If you are allergic to amoxicillin or other components of this Swemox 500mg Cap .
  • Having a history of allergic reactions to penicillins or cephalosporins. If you are not sure which are the medicines ask the doctor.

Side effects of Swemox 500mg Cap

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Skin rash
  • Skin itching

Precautions and Warnings of Swemox 500mg Cap

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Swemox 500mg Cap during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the use of the Swemox 500mg Cap during pregnancy. You can use the medicine in pregnancy only if prescribed by the doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Swemox 500mg Cap while breastfeeding?
A:
Swemox 500mg Cap passes into breast milk. Hence, you should be cautious and breastfeeding should be discontinued if side effects such as thrush, fungal infection of the mouth are observed in the breastfed infant.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Swemox 500mg Cap ?
A:
There is limited information available on the effect of the medicine on the driving ability of an individual. You may experience dizziness that may influence the ability to drive or operate machines. Hence, avoid driving or operating machine when on treatment with Swemox 500mg Cap .

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Swemox 500mg Cap ?
A:
No known interactions with alcohol. Discuss with the doctor if you drink alcohol too often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You may experience allergic symptoms after taking the medicine.
  • If you have kidney disease then dose adjustments are required.
  • People with kidney problems may experience fits or seizures.
  • You are unable to urinate or may have difficulty urinating.
  • You may have glandular fever, you may experience symptoms like fever, extreme tiredness, sore throat and swollen glands.
  • You may experience watery or bloody diarrhoea, fever, even if this occurs days after stopping the medicine, immediately consult a doctor.

Mode of Action of Swemox 500mg Cap

How Does It Work?

Swemox 500mg Cap blocks the action of an enzyme responsible for cell wall formation in bacteria, thereby stopping the growth and multiplication of bacteria responsible for the infection.

Directions for Use of Swemox 500mg Cap

  • Swemox 500mg Cap should be taken as directed by the doctor.
  • Take with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew it.
  • Avoid overdose of the medicine.

Interactions of Swemox 500mg Cap

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Swemox 500mg Cap works, or the medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the doctor of medicines, supplements, or herbals you are taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.
  • Especially taking other anti-infective medicines, medicine for the treatment of gout and oral contraceptives.

Storage and disposal of Swemox 500mg Cap

  • Store below 25°C at a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Swemox 500mg Cap

Overdose

The symptoms of an overdose of Swemox 500mg Cap includes nausea, diarrhoea, vomiting. In case of an overdose, contact the doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

You should never miss your dose of antibiotics as it may lead to treatment failure and relapse of the infection. If you miss a dose of Swemox 500mg Cap , take it as soon as you remember. However, if i
t's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the medicine schedule.
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Swemox 500mg Cap safe to use in pregnancy?

A: Swemox 500mg Cap can be taken by a pregnant woman if prescribed by a doctor. Avoid self-medicating, especially during pregnancy since there is limited safety information available about the use of the medicine during pregnancy. Consult the doctor before taking medicine.

Q: What is Swemox 500mg Cap prescribed for?

A: Swemox 500mg Cap is an antibiotic used for treating infections of the lungs, throat, airways, ears, tonsils, urinary tract, certain reproductive tract infection (gonorrhoea) and to reduce the risk of recurrence of an ulcer due to a bacteria, H. pylori.

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ContainsAmoxicillin
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, rashes
Last Updated on: 25 Aug 2021 | 08:01 PM (IST)
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