Almox DT 250mg Tablet 10'S

Bacterial Infections Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET contains Amoxicillin which belongs to the group of medicines called Penicillins. It is used to treat wide range of infections caused by gram positive and gram-negative bacteria which includes respiratory infection (such as otitis media), sinus infection, gynaecological infection, urinary tract infection and other serious infections (such as septicaemia).

ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET is not recommended for use in patients suffering from mononucleosis (glandular fever caused by Epstein Barr Virus) and/or certain infections (especially urinary tract infection, a severe infection of ear/nose/throat) caused by the non-susceptible pathogen.

Before taking ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you have a history of seizures/fits, meningeal disorders, diarrhoea, kidney problems (such as renal impairment) and/or liver problems (such as hepatic impairment).

ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET should be used with caution in pregnant and breastfeeding women only if it is clearly necessary. ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET should be used with caution in children and adolescents (from 6 months to 18 years of age) and elderly patients (aged above 65 years). Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.

The most common side effects of taking ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET are skin rash, nausea and diarrhoea. Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms worsen.

USES OF ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET

  • Treats wide range of infections caused by gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria which includes respiratory infection (such as otitis media), sinus infection, gynaecological infection, urinary tract infection and other serious infections (such as septicaemia)

HOW ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET WORKS

ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET works by inhibiting penicillin-binding proteins that are responsible for bacterial cell wall formation. This leads to the activation of autolytic enzymes in the bacterial cell wall which causes its destruction thus preventing the spread of infection in affected individuals.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Tablet, Capsule:

Take ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine 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.

Dispersible Tablet:

Take ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET as advised by your physician. Disperse ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET in the specified quantity of water as mentioned on the label. Consume the mixture immediately after reconstitution. Your doctor will recommend the correct dose and duration for you depending on your age, body weight and disease condition.

 

SIDE EFFECTS OF ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET

COMMON

  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • skin rash

UNCOMMON

  • vomiting
  • urticaria (red itchy welts)
  • itching

RARE

  • signs of prolonged prothrombin time such as bleeding/bruising, bleeding gums and/or nosebleeds

Stop taking ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • inflammation of the colon with diarrhoea (sometimes containing blood), pain and fever
  • signs of allergic reactions such as skin itching or rash, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, body or breathing difficulties
  • signs of an anaphylactic reaction (life-threating allergic reaction) such as red itchy welts, itchy skin, low blood pressure and dizziness
  • signs of acute generalized exanthemas pustulosis (severe drug reaction) such as red skin

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea or vomiting:

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

Diarrhoea:

Drink plenty of fluids, such as water or fruit juices to keep yourself hydrated. Do not take any medicine without consulting your physician. Contact your doctor if the symptom does not get better.

Skin rash:

Avoid hot showers as hot water can irritate the skin. Do not scratch the affected area. Use sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors. Regularly use unscented moisturizers to soothe and hydrate the affected area. If the symptoms do not improve, contact your doctor.

Itchy Skin:

Pat or tap your skin instead of scratching it. Hold a moist towel to cool your skin. Wear loose clothes and avoid tight clothes or clothes made from wool or synthetic fabrics. Avoid using perfumed soaps, deodorants or moisturizers and use a skin softener regularly.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET should be used with caution in pregnant women only if it is clearly necessary. Contact your doctor before taking it.

BREASTFEEDING

ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET should be used with caution in breastfeeding women only if it is clearly necessary. Consult your doctor before taking medicine.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machines if you have allergic reactions, dizziness and convulsions after taking ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET.

KIDNEY

ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET should be taken with caution in patients undergoing haemodialysis and in patients suffering from kidney problems such as renal impairment. Consult your doctor before taking it.

LIVER

ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET should be taken with caution in patients with liver problems such as hepatic impairment. Consult your doctor before taking it.

ALLERGY

Do not take ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET if you are allergic to Amoxicillin, penicillin or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET is not recommended for use if you have:

  • infectious mononucleosis (glandular fever caused by Epstein Barr Virus)
  • certain infections (particularly urinary tract infections, a severe infection of the ear/nose/throat) caused by the non-susceptible pathogen

Before taking ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you have:

  • history of seizures/fits
  • history of meningeal disorders
  • suffer from diarrhoea
  • are scheduled for any diagnostic tests

Use in Paediatrics:

ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET should be used with caution in children and adolescents (from 6 months to 18 years of age). Consult your doctor before taking it.

Use in Geriatrics:

ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged above 65 years). Consult your doctor before taking it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

Before taking ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicine:

  • medicines used to treat gout (Ex. probenecid, allopurinol)
  • antiperistaltic medicines (Ex. difenoxin, diphenoxylate, loperamide)
  • medicines used for treating blood clots (Ex. warfarin, acenocoumarol)
  • medicines used to treat infections caused by bacteria including pneumonia and other respiratory tract infections such as tetracycline (Ex. doxycycline, minocycline)
  • methotrexate (used to treat certain types of cancer)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally take too much of ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdose are nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, fluid & electrolyte imbalance (with associated signs such as confusion, irritability, tiredness and/or headache), crystalluria (with associated signs such as pain while urination, fever and/or cloudy urine) and/or convulsions.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Amoxicillin
Pharmacological Category :   Antibiotics
Therapeutic Indication :   Bacterial infections in various parts of the body
Dosage Forms :  

Dispersible tablets, Tablets, Chewable tablets, Capsule, Drops, Dry Syrup, Injection, Oral Suspension, Suspension, Syrup 

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET out of the sight and reach of children
  • Store ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET below 30°C

FAQs ABOUT ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET

Q. Can I take ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET without consulting a doctor?

A. No, you should never take ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET or any other antibiotic without consulting your doctor. Always follow the instructions given by your doctor and abide by the dosage and the time he/ she suggests. Following these steps will help you get better and prevent your body from developing resistance to the medicines.

Q. What will happen if I take an extra dose of ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET accidentally?

A. If you accidentally take too much of ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdose nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, fluid & electrolyte imbalance (with associated signs such as confusion, irritability, tiredness and/or headache), crystalluria (with associated signs such as pain while urination, fever and/or cloudy urine) and/or convulsions.

Q. Can ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET cause diarrhoea?

A. Yes. ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET can cause diarrhoea. Drink plenty of fluids, such as water or fruit juices to keep yourself hydrated. Do not take any medicine on your own. Contact your doctor if the symptom does not improve.

Q. How does ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET works?

A. ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET works by inhibiting penicillin-binding proteins that are responsible for bacterial cell wall formation. This leads to the activation of autolytic enzymes in the bacterial cell wall which causes its destruction thus preventing the spread of infection in affected individuals.

Q. Can ALMOX DT 250MG TABLET be used in pregnant and breastfeeding women?

A. Yes, [GBNKEWYORD] can be used but with caution in pregnant and breastfeeding women only if it is clearly necessary. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.

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 6th October 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK482250/

3. Manual for Procurement & Supply of Quality-Assured MNCH commodities. Amoxicillin Dispersible Tablets 250mg. USAID (United States Agency for International Development). [Accessed on 6th October 2022] https://www.ghsupplychain.org/sites/default/files/2019-02/MNCH%20Commodities-Amoxicillin.pdf

4. Finecure Pharmaceuticals Ltd. FineMox. [Accessed on 6th October 2022] https://www.finecurepharma.com/product/finemox/

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Complete Blood Count
  • Bacterial Culture Test

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    17.5 g
    Ingredient
    AMOXICILLIN 250MG
    Hsn Code
    30041030
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Almox DT 250mg Tablet 10'S

Almox DT 250mg Tablet 10'S Mkt: Alkem Laboratories Ltd (Generics)

M.R.P.: Rs.123.00
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