SYMOXYL 500MG CAPSULE 6'S

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INTRODUCTION

SYMOXYL contains Amoxycillin which belongs to a group of medicines called Penicillins. It is used to treat infections caused by bacteria in different parts of the body in affected individuals.

It is also used in combination with other medicines to treat stomach ulcers in affected individuals.

SYMOXYL is not recommended for use in patients allergic to amoxycillin, penicillin and/or other antibiotics.

Before taking SYMOXYL, inform your doctor if you have glandular fever (viral infection caused by Epstein Barr Virus), unable to urinate regularly, scheduled for urine, blood or oestriol tests, kidney problems and/or liver problems (such as hepatic impairment).

SYMOXYL should be used with caution during pregnancy and in breastfeeding women. SYMOXYL should be used with caution in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years) and in elders (aged above 65 years).

The most common side effects of taking SYMOXYL are skin rash, nausea and diarrhoea. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.

USES OF SYMOXYL

  • Treats bacterial infections in different parts of the body
  • Treats stomach ulcer when used in combination with other medicines

HOW SYMOXYL WORKS

SYMOXYL works by inhibiting the synthesis of penicillin binding proteins which leads to activation of autolytic enzymes in bacterial cell wall resulting in lysis/destruction of bacterial cell wall thus preventing the spread of infection in affected individuals.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take SYMOXYL as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicines with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF SYMOXYL

COMMON

  • skin rash
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea

UNCOMMON

  • vomiting

RARE

Stop taking SYMOXYL and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • signs of allergic reactions such as skin itching/rash, swelling of the face/lips/tongue/body and/or breathing difficulties
  • signs of inflammation of blood vessel walls (due to allergic reaction) such as rash/pinpoint red round spots under the skin surface or bruising of the skin, joint pain (arthritis) and kidney problems
  • signs of delayed allergic reaction (that occurs usually after 7 to 12 days of use) such as rashes, rashes, fever, joint pains and enlargement of lymph nodes under the arms
  • signs of erythema multiforme (skin reaction) such as itchy reddish-purple patches on the skin (especially on the palms of the hands or soles of the feet), ‘hive-like’ raised swollen areas on the skin, tender areas on the surfaces of the mouth, eyes and genitals, fever, tiredness)
  • signs of other severe skin reactions include changes in skin colour, bumps under the skin, blistering, pustules, peeling, redness, pain, itching, scaling, fever, headaches and body aches
  • signs of Dress (Drug Reaction with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms) such as flu-like symptoms such as rash, fever, swollen glands and abnormal blood test results (including increased white blood cells (eosinophilia) and liver enzymes)
  • signs of problems (associated with blood cell) such as fever, chills, sore throat or other signs of an infection or bruise easily
  • signs of Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction (acute febrile reaction) such as fever, chills, headache, muscle pain and skin rash
  • inflammation of the colon with diarrhoea (sometimes containing blood), pain and fever
  • signs of serious (reversible) liver effects such as severe diarrhoea with bleeding, blisters/ redness/bruising of the skin, darker urine/paler stools, yellowing of the skin/the whites of the eyes (jaundice)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea/vomiting:

Try to take this medicine with or just after a meal or a snack. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating rich or spicy food.

Diarrhoea:

Drink lots of fluids, such as water or fruit juices to keep you hydrated. Do not take any medicine on your own for treating diarrhea. Contact your doctor if the symptom did not improve.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

SYMOXYL should be used with caution during pregnancy and in women planning for pregnancy. Consult and inform your doctor before taking the medicine.

BREASTFEEDING

SYMOXYL should be used with caution in breastfeeding women since it passes through milk. Consult and inform your doctor before taking the medicine.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machines if you have allergic reactions, dizziness and convulsions after taking SYMOXYL.

KIDNEY

SYMOXYL should be taken with caution in patients with kidney problems. Consult your doctor before taking.

LIVER

SYMOXYL should be taken with caution in patients with liver problems such as hepatic impairment. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.

ALLERGY

Do not take SYMOXYL if you are allergic to amoxycillin, penicillin, other antibiotics and/or any other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

Before taking SYMOXYL, inform your doctor if you:

  • have signs of glandular fever (viral infection caused by Epstein Barr Virus) such as fever, sore throat, swollen glands and extreme tiredness
  • are not urinating regularly
  • are scheduled for urine tests (glucose) or blood tests
  • are scheduled for oestriol tests (tests done during pregnancy to check the baby is developing normally)

Use in Paediatrics:

SYMOXYL should be used with caution in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years). Consult your doctor before taking.

Use in Geriatrics:

SYMOXYL should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged above 65 years). Consult your doctor before taking.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions

Before taking SYMOXYL, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicine:

  • medicines used to treat gout (Ex. allopurinol, probenecid)
  • medicines used to treat blood clots (Ex. warfarin)
  • medicines used to treat infections caused by bacteria including pneumonia and other respiratory tract infections such as tetracycline (Ex. lymecycline, methacycline, minocycline)
  • methotrexate (used to treat certain types of cancer)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally take too much of SYMOXYL, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdose are stomach upset (associated with signs such as nausea/vomiting/diarrhoea) and/or crystals in the urine (associated with signs such as cloudy urine, difficulty while urinating).

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Amoxycillin
Pharmacological Category :   Antibiotics
Therapeutic Indication :  

Bacterial infections in different parts of the body

Dosage Forms :  

Tablet, Dispersible Tablet, Capsule, Chewable tablet, Oral Suspension, Oral Drops, Syrup, Dry Syrup, Injection

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep SYMOXYL out of the sight and reach of children
  • Store SYMOXYL below 25°C

FAQs ABOUT SYMOXYL

Can I use SYMOXYL for cold?

No, SYMOXYL is not used to treat cold, flu and/or other viral infections. It is only used to treat bacterial infections (affecting different parts of the body) which is also used to treat stomach ulcers when combined with other medicines in affected individuals.

Can I use SYMOXYL in pregnancy?

Yes, it can be used with but with caution during pregnancy and in women planning for pregnancy. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.

Can SYMOXYL cause diarrhoea?

Yes, SYMOXYL can cause diarrhoea as it is one of the most common side effects associated with the use of medicine. If such side effects experienced, then try to drink lots of fluids, such as water or fruit juices to keep you hydrated. Avoid taking any medicine on your own for treating diarrhoea and consult your doctor if the symptom did not improve.

How SYMOXYL works?

SYMOXYL works by inhibiting the synthesis of penicillin binding proteins which leads to activation of autolytic enzymes in bacterial cell wall resulting in lysis/destruction of bacterial cell wall thus preventing the spread of infection in affected individuals.

How long should I take SYMOXYL?

Keep taking SYMOXYL for as long as your doctor has told you to, even if you feel better to help fight the infection. It is not recommended to stop the medicine on your own without consulting your doctor as it may cause some undesirable effects.

REFERENCES

1. K.D.Tripathi. Beta- Lactam Antibiotics. Essentials of medical pharmacology. Seventh edition. 2013. Page - 723.

2. Bobak J. Akhavan; Niloufar R. Khanna; Praveen Vijhani. Amoxicillin. NIH National Library of Medicine. National Center for Biotechnology Information. StatPearls [Internet]. August 2021. [Accessed on 25th April 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK482250/

3. Milpharm Limited. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in February 2022] [Accessed on 25th April 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.526.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Complete Blood Count
  • Bacterial Culture Test
  • Kidney Function Tests
  • Liver Function Tests

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