WYMOX 250 MG CAPSULE

SKU: AH_AB_OU_1534 Category:

Generic : Amoxycillin (250mg)

Treatment : Bacterial infections

Pack size  : 15 (Capsule)

Manufacturer : Abbott Healthcare Private Limited

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$0.71

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Wymox 250mg Capsule is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. It is effective in infections of the throat, ear, nasal sinuses, respiratory tract (e.g., pneumonia), urinary tract, skin and soft tissue, and typhoid fever.

Additionally, Wymox 250mg Capsule helps to eliminate a bacteria known as H. pylori in people with peptic ulcer disease. It is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that fights and stops the growth of many types of bacteria. This medicine is best taken with a meal to reduce the chance of a stomach upset. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you to remember to take it.

Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening. The total duration of treatment and precise dosage will be decided by your doctor, depending on the type of infection that you have and how well you respond to the medication.

Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you are allergic to penicillin or any penicillin-type of medicine. Rash, vomiting, allergic reactions, nausea, and diarrhea may be seen as side effects in some patients. These are temporary and usually resolve quickly. Consult your doctor if any of these side effects persist or if your condition worsens. This medicine is generally regarded as safe to use during pregnancy if used under a doctor’s supervision.

 

BENEFITS OF WYMOX CAPSULE

In Treatment of Bacterial infections

Wymox 250mg Capsule is a versatile antibiotic medicine which can be used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria. These include infections of the blood, brain, lungs, bones, joints, urinary tract, stomach and intestines. It can also be used to treat gum ulcers and other dental infections (abscesses), leg ulcers and pressure sores. It works by stopping the growth of the bacteria causing the infection.

This medicine usually makes you feel better quite quickly. However, you should continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even when you feel better, to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant. This medicine is generally safe to use while pregnant or breastfeeding, but you should ask your doctor.

 

HOW TO USE WYMOX CAPSULE

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Wymox 250mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
 

HOW WYMOX CAPSULE WORKS

Wymox 250mg Capsule is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.
 

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Wymox 250mg Capsule does not cause any harmful side effects.
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Pregnancy

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Wymox 250mg Capsule is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
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Breast feeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Wymox 250mg Capsule is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
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Driving

UNSAFE
Wymox 250mg Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Wymox 250mg Capsule can have side effects and the symptoms (such as allergic reactions, dizziness and convulsions) may make you unfit to drive.
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Kidney

CAUTION
Wymox 250mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Wymox 250mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver

CAUTION
Wymox 250mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Wymox 250mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended while you are taking this medicine
 

INTERACTION WITH DRUGS

  • WARFARIN
  • COUMADIN
  • ALLOPURINOL
  • PROBENECID
  • METHOTREXATE

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE WYMOX CAPSULE?

If you miss a dose of Wymox 250mg Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

SIDE EFFECTS

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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Wymox

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Skin rash
  • Vomiting

FAQ's

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Q. Can the use of Wymox 250mg Capsule cause failure of contraceptive pills?

Yes, the use of Wymox 250mg Capsule can lower the efficacy of birth control pills. Ask your doctor about using some other methods of contraception (such as a condom, diaphragm, spermicide) while you are taking Wymox 250mg Capsule.

Q. Is Wymox 250mg Capsule safe?

Wymox 250mg Capsule is usually considered to be safe when taken as advised by your doctor.

Q. Does Wymox 250mg Capsule cause drowsiness?

No, Wymox 250mg Capsule has not been reported to cause drowsiness. In case you experience drowsiness while taking Wymox 250mg Capsule, please consult your doctor.

Q. Can Wymox 250mg Capsule cause allergic reaction?

Although it is rare but yes, Wymox 250mg Capsule can cause allergic reaction and is harmful in patients with known allergy to penicillins. Get emergency medical help if you have any of the signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Q. Can the use of Wymox 250mg Capsule cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Wymox 250mg Capsule can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic and it kills the harmful bacteria, however, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Wymox 250mg Capsule takes to work?

Usually, Wymox 250mg Capsule starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take around 2-3 days to make you feel better while taking Wymox 250mg Capsule.

Q. What if I don’t get better after using Wymox 250mg Capsule?

Inform your doctor if you don’t feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Wymox 250mg Capsule when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Wymox 250mg Capsule and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  – 15

pack form  -capsule

MORE INFORMATION

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 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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