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Uses of Wymox 500mg Capsule
Wymox 500mg Capsule 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 Wymox 500mg Capsule
The most common side effects of Wymox 500mg Capsule 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 Wymox 500mg Capsule
Do not use Wymox 500mg Capsule if you are allergic to – Amoxicillin
If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Wymox 500mg Capsule.
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 Wymox 500mg Capsule works
Wymox 500mg Capsule 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 Wymox 500mg Capsule
The dosage of Wymox 500mg Capsule 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 Wymox 500mg Capsule
If you forget to take a dose of Wymox 500mg Capsule, 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 Wymox 500mg Capsule
It takes about 30 minutes to 1 hour to show the effect of the medicine.
Duration of Action Wymox 500mg Capsule
Effect of medication lasts for an average of 8 to 12 hours.
Precautions & Warnings
Not found any harmful side effects with Alcohol consumption.
It is safe to take this medicine during pregnancy. However; consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
This medicine is probably safe for breastfeeding women. However; Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Not safe during driving; you may feel dizzy and convulsions after taking this medicine.
This medicine is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. However; Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Frequently Asked Questions About Wymox 500mg Capsule
Q.1) Can I buy Wymox 500mg Capsule without a prescription? Ans. No, you need a valid prescription to buy Wymox 500mg Capsule. Q.2) What are the usages of Wymox 500mg Capsule? Ans. Wymox 500mg Capsule is used to treat bacterial infections (Ear, Nose, Throat, GU Tract, Skin, Soft-Tissue) Q.3) How to use Wymox 500mg Capsule? 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 Wymox 500mg Capsule work? Ans. Wymox 500mg Capsule 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 Wymox 500mg Capsule safe to use? Ans. It is safe to use Wymox 500mg Capsule 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 Wymox 500mg Capsule? Ans. The common side effects of Wymox 500mg Capsule are Allergic Reaction, Anaphylaxis, Fever, Rash, Jaundice, Hepatic Dysfunction, Nausea, Vomiting. Q.7) Is Wymox 500mg Capsule banned in India? Ans. Wymox 500mg Capsule is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Wymox 500mg Capsule? Ans. Please avoid drinking alcohol while taking Wymox 500mg Capsule. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Q.9) How long does the effect of Wymox 500mg Capsule last? Ans. Effect of Wymox 500mg Capsule lasts for an average of 8-12 hours.
For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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.
Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.
Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.