Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:09 am

Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup

Uses of Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup

Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Infections Caused by Susceptible Organisms (Ear, Nose, Throat, GU Tract, Skin, Soft-Tissue)

Side effects of Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup

The most common side effects of Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup are – Allergic Reaction, Anaphylaxis, Fever, Rash, Jaundice, Hepatic Dysfunction, Nausea, Vomiting

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup

Do not use Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup if you are allergic to – Amoxicillin

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup works

Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup contains – Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin kills bacteria by binding to and inactivating penicillin-binding proteins on the inner bacterial cell wall, weakening the bacterial cell wall and causing lysis.

Dosage of Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup

The dosage of Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup

If you forget to take a dose of Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Overdose symptoms – Shortness of breath, skin rash, confusion, behavior change.

Onset of Action Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup

It takes about 30 minutes to 1 hour to show the effect of the medicine.

Duration of Action Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup

Effect of medication lasts for an average of 8 to 12 hours.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Not found any harmful side effects with Alcohol consumption.

Pregnancy

It is safe to take this medicine during pregnancy. However; consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Breastfeeding

This medicine is probably safe for breastfeeding women. However; Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Driving

Not safe during driving; you may feel dizzy and convulsions after taking this medicine.

Kidney

This medicine is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. However; Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Liver

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Frequently Asked Questions About Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup

Q.1) Can I buy Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup without a prescription? Ans. No, you need a valid prescription to buy Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup. Q.2) What are the usages of Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup? Ans. Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup is used to treat bacterial infections (Ear, Nose, Throat, GU Tract, Skin, Soft-Tissue) Q.3) How to use Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup? Ans. It is usually taken twice or thrice a day (every 12 or 8 hours) with or without food. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine. Q.4) How does Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup work? Ans. Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup contains Amoxicillin. Amoxicillin kills bacteria by binding to and inactivating penicillin-binding proteins on the inner bacterial cell wall; weakening the bacterial cell wall and causing lysis. Q.5) Is Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup safe to use? Ans. It is safe to use Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup if you are not allergic to antibiotics and Amoxicillin. To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines. Q.6) What are the side effects of Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup? Ans. The common side effects of Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup are Allergic Reaction, Anaphylaxis, Fever, Rash, Jaundice, Hepatic Dysfunction, Nausea, Vomiting. Q.7) Is Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup banned in India? Ans. Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup? Ans. Please avoid drinking alcohol while taking Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Q.9) How long does the effect of Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup last? Ans. Effect of Unimox 125mg Dry Syrup lasts for an average of 8-12 hours.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Moxylar 125mg Syrup  ( Lark Laboratories Ltd. )

38.75  60ml Bottle Tablets Strip

Ronemox 125mg Tablet DT  ( Abbott India Ltd. )

8.48  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Interaction

Drug :- allopurinol: Increased risk of rash.

chloramphenicol, erythromycins, sulfonamides, tetracyclines: Reduced bactericidal effect of amoxicillin.

methotrexate: Increased risk of methotrexate toxicity.

oral contraceptives with estrogen: Possibly reduced effectiveness of contraceptive.

probenecid: Increased amoxicillin effects.

About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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