Amoxygull 500 MG Capsule

Manufactured bySeagull Pharma
ContainsAmoxycillin
Description

Amoxygull 500 MG Capsule is an antibiotic that is used for treating a wide variety of bacterial infections of the lungs and airways, middle ear, sinuses, skin, urinary tract, etc. This medicine is not recommended for treating a common cold, flu, or other viral infections since it is not effective in treating these infections.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Amoxygull 500 MG Capsule

  • Hypersensitivity
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Joint pain
  • Skin yellowing
  • Easy bruising and bleeding
  • Heavy menstrual bleeding
  • Tooth discoloration
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Altered sense of taste
  • Convulsions

Uses of Amoxygull 500 MG Capsule

What is it prescribed for?

  • Ear Infection (Otitis Media)
  • Nose Infection (Sinusitis)
  • Lower Respiratory Tract Infection
  • Skin Infection
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Gonorrhea and associated infections
  • Stomach Ulcers
  • Dental Abcess
  • Endocarditis
  • Pharyngitis/Tonsilitis
  • Typhoid fever
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 30 minutes of administration.
  • Duration of effect
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 8-12 hours.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesired side effects.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known allergy to amoxicillin, any other medicines belonging to the penicillins or cephalosporins groups, or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesired side effects.
General warnings

Allergic Reaction

This medicine is likely to cause moderate-to-severe allergic reactions and the likelihood is very high in patients who are known to have an antibiotic allergy. Report the occurrence of any such reaction to the doctor on priority. Appropriate corrective measures and replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Diarrhea

Antibiotic therapy will cause an imbalance in the normal microbial flora of the large intestine, which may promote the growth of a bacteria called Clostridium difficile and you may experience severe diarrhea as a result. Report any such incidence to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Mononucleosis

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with mononucleosis due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered based on the clinical condition.

Drug-resistance

Usage of this medicine without sufficient proof or suspicion of a bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing the benefits and even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of development of bacteria that are drug resistant.

Renal impairment

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with known history of renal diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Doxycycline

Methotrexate

Warfarin

Ethinyl Estradiol

Live cholera vaccine

Disease interactions

Mononucleosis

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a history of mononucleosis since it may increase the risk of skin reactions/eruptions. An alternative treatment option should be considered based on the clinical condition.

Colitis

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients having a history of gastrointestinal diseases, particularly colitis, since it may worsen the patient's condition. Report any incidence of severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, blood in stools, etc. to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Renal Diseases

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of renal diseases or active renal diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions

Urine Sugar Test

Report the use of this medicine prior to the test. This medicine may give a false positive result for the presence of glucose/sugar in the urine. The urine sugar test should be performed with different reagents in case you are receiving this medicine.
Take this medicine with or without food. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by interfering with the bacterial cell wall formation. This helps in stopping the growth and multiplication of the bacteria and eventually kills it.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Aminopenicillins

Schedule

Schedule H

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