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C Mox 500 MG Tablet

Manufactured byConcept Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ContainsAmoxycillin
Description
C Mox 500 MG Tablet is an antibiotic. It is used orally to treat different types of bacterial infections of the throat, lungs, ears, nose, urinary tract, and skin. C Mox 500 MG Tablet is also used with other medications to stop the growth of Helicobacter pylori bacteria that cause stomach ulcer(s). It is not effective against infections caused by viruses or fungus. Side effects of C Mox 500 MG Tablet use are diarrhoea, stomach pain, headache, weakness, nausea, and vomiting. Consult your doctor if any of these side effects get aggravated. Avoid taking this medicine if you have a known allergy to it and discontinue if any allergic reactions (skin rash, hives, swelling of face, lips, etc.) are experienced. Inform your doctor if you are allergic to penicillin. You can take C Mox 500 MG Tablet with or without food and at the same time every day to ensure its better efficacy. Take the tablet as a whole without crushing or breaking it. Antibiotic treatment must be completed as directed by your doctor. Do not stop taking on your own even if you feel better. Use C Mox 500 MG Tablet cautiously in individuals with kidney problems, liver diseases and heart problems. C Mox 500 MG Tablet can make birth control pills less effective. You may be asked to take a different way of birth control methods to prevent unintended pregnancy. Let your doctor know if you take any medicines apart from C Mox 500 MG Tablet. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding before taking this medicine.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for C Mox 500 MG Tablet

  • Headache
  • Loose stools
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Joint pain
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Tooth discolouration
  • Change in taste
  • Skin rash
  • Oedema (accumulation of water in the tissues)

Uses of C Mox 500 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Acute otitis media
  • Sinusitis
  • Lung infections
  • Skin and soft tissue infections
  • Cystitis
  • Gonorrhoea
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Dental Abcess
  • Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Pharyngitis/Tonsilitis
  • Typhoid fever
  • Pyelonephritis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    C Mox 500 MG Tablet starts working within 1 hour of taking the tablet orally. You will start to feel better in 3 to 5 days after taking C Mox 500 MG Tablet.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of C Mox 500 MG Tablet lasts for about 6 to 8 hours and then you may have to take your next dose as directed by your doctor/pharmacist.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendency has been reported for C Mox 500 MG Tablet.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    C Mox 500 MG Tablet is generally safe in pregnancy to treat bacterial infections. It is not known to cause birth defects when taken by pregnant women. However, it is always better to consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    C Mox 500 MG Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. It is not known to be harmful to breastfeeding women. It passes into breast milk in very low levels that are not expected to cause adverse effects in breastfed infants. However, it is always better to consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

Avoid taking C Mox 500 MG Tablet if you are previously allergic to it. Some patients may get allergic reactions to this medicine. Seek an immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of allergic reactions such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulties, etc.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

C Mox 500 MG Tablet is generally safe in pregnancy to treat bacterial infections. It is not known to cause birth defects when taken by pregnant women. However, it is always better to consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

C Mox 500 MG Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. It is not known to be harmful to breastfeeding women. It passes into breast milk in very low levels that are not expected to cause adverse effects in breastfed infants. However, it is always better to consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Allergic reaction

C Mox 500 MG Tablet is likely to cause severe allergic reactions in some people. Seek an immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, or breathing difficulties.

Antibiotic resistance

Finish your entire course of treatment with C Mox 500 MG Tablet, even if the condition gets better to avoid antibiotic resistance (the bacteria may become resistant to antibiotics). If you still feel unwell after completing your antibiotic course, make an appointment to consult your doctor.

Diarrhoea

C Mox 500 MG Tablet can cause diarrhoea because it may also kill the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine. Get emergency medical help if you experience severe diarrhoea that is watery or bloody. Call your pharmacist/doctor before taking anti-diarrhoeal medication.

Driving or operating machinery

C Mox 500 MG Tablet may cause dizziness, confusion, or fits in some people. Do not drive a vehicle or operate machinery after taking this medicine.

Missed Dose

If you forget to take a C Mox 500 MG Tablet dose, make sure that you remember to take your next dose on time. Do not take two doses together to make up for a forgotten dose.

Overdose

Never take C Mox 500 MG Tablet more than the prescribed dose. If you suspect that you might have taken an overdose of this medicine, go to the emergency department of your local hospital.
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

Probenecid

Allopurinol

Disease interactions

Mononucleosis

Mononucleosis (kissing disease) is an infection caused by Epstein-Barr virus. It is spread through saliva. People with mononucleosis may develop a maculopapular skin rash (flat and small raised bumps on the skin) after 5-10 days of treatment with C Mox 500 MG Tablet and resolves within days of discontinuing the use. C Mox 500 MG Tablet may not be appropriate medicine if there is an incidence of mononucleosis.

Colitis

C Mox 500 MG Tablet can kill the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and leads to diarrhoea. Therefore use C Mox 500 MG Tablet with extreme caution in patients with gastrointestinal (stomach and intestine) diseases, particularly colitis (swelling of the inner lining of your colon), since it may worsen your condition.

Kidney Disease

C Mox 500 MG Tablet is filtered by the kidney and moved out of the body through urine. If you are diagnosed with kidney diseases, special consideration is needed while taking C Mox 500 MG Tablet due to the risk of kidney damage. Dose adjustment should be done based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions

Urine Sugar Test

C Mox 500 MG Tablet is moved out from the body via urine. High urine concentrations of C Mox 500 MG Tablet might give a false-positive result for the urine sugar test (test to determine the presence of glucose). Inform your doctor or lab technician about the use of C Mox 500 MG Tablet before doing this test.
Take C Mox 500 MG Tablet orally with or without food. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat. Discontinue C Mox 500 MG Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of the face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing. Do not give your medicine to other people even if their condition appears to be the same as yours. Do not crush, break or chew the tablet in your mouth.
Miscelleneous

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

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Effect on sleep is not established

How it works
C Mox 500 MG Tablet works by preventing the formation of bacterial cell walls. This helps in stopping the growth and multiplication of the bacteria, eventually killing them.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Aminopenicillins, Antibiotics

Schedule

Schedule H

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