FAQs ABOUT ODOXIL DS SUSPENSION
What is ODOXIL DS SUSPENSION used for?
ODOXIL DS SUSPENSION is an antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial infections of the throat and upper part of the respiratory tract, skin and soft tissues, and the urinary tract.
When should I take ODOXIL DS SUSPENSION?
ODOXIL DS SUSPENSION is taken preferably after meals. If you are confused or doubtful regarding the use of ODOXIL DS SUSPENSION consult your doctor for advice.
What kind of infections that ODOXIL DS SUSPENSION can treat?
ODOXIL DS SUSPENSION is an antibiotic. It is used to treat infections caused by bacteria. It kills harmful bacteria by binding to the bacterial cell and by interfering with cell wall synthesis. It can treat bacterial infections of the throat and upper part of the respiratory tract, skin and soft tissues, and the urinary tract.
Who should not take ODOXIL DS SUSPENSION?
ODOXIL DS SUSPENSION should not be used if your child is allergic to penicillin antibiotics (such as amoxicillin, ampicillin) or has severe kidney impairment. It should be used with caution in children with liver problems.
Is ODOXIL DS SUSPENSION a steroid?
No. ODOXIL DS SUSPENSION is an antibiotic and not a steroid medicine.
Can ODOXIL DS SUSPENSION treat viral infections?
No. ODOXIL DS SUSPENSION cannot treat viral infections. It treats only bacterial infections of upper respiratory tract, urinary tract, and skin infections. It acts by killing the susceptible bacteria which are responsible for causing infections, and therefore not effective against any viral infections.
Can ODOXIL DS SUSPENSION cause diarrhea?
Yes. ODOXIL DS SUSPENSION may cause diarrhea in some children. Make sure that your child drinks plenty to fluids, such as water or fruit juices to keep themselves hydrated. Consuming ORS can also be beneficial. Do not self-treat diarrhea on your own. Consult your doctor if your child experience severe diarrhea with blood stains.
Can ODOXIL DS SUSPENSION cause fever?
ODOXIL DS SUSPENSION may rarely cause a mild fever in some children. However, if your child experiences heavy fever accompanied with general weakness, sore throat or mouth and problems in passing urine consult your doctor immediately.
Can I stop giving ODOXIL DS SUSPENSION to my child once the symptoms subside?
No. It is important to take the full course of ODOXIL DS SUSPENSION without any interruption. Therefore, make sure that your child does not miss a dose of ODOXIL DS SUSPENSION, as it may lead to growth of harmful bacteria within their body which cannot be further controlled by ODOXIL DS SUSPENSION.
Will taking a higher dose of ODOXIL DS SUSPENSION be more effective?
No. Taking a higher dose of ODOXIL DS SUSPENSION can do more harm rather than being beneficial. Always take the dose prescribed by your physician. Your doctor will decide the suitable dose for your child depending upon their age, body weight and severity of the infection. Taking a high dose of this medicine, may cause growth of harmful bacteria within their body which cannot be further controlled by ODOXIL DS SUSPENSION. It may also cause unwanted side effects like nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness or breathing difficulties and low blood pressure.
How to take [GBNKEYWORD]?
Take ODOXIL DS SUSPENSION as advised by your physician. Shake the bottle well to loosen the contents. Reconstitute the medicine with required amount of sterile water given along with the medicine. Shake the contents vigorously to obtain a uniform mixture. Children must consume the medicine immediately after reconstitution. Your doctor will decide the suitable dose and duration of therapy for your child depending upon their age, body weight and severity of infection.
How to store ODOXIL DS SUSPENSION?
Keep ODOXIL DS SUSPENSION out of reach of children. Before reconstitution, it can be stored at room temperature. After reconstitution, it must be stored in a refrigerator. The prepared mixture must be used within 14 days of reconstitution.