BRAND NAME: Xmonate-500
COMPOSITION: Amoxycillin 500mg Tablets
Amoxicillin 500 mg belongs to a class of antibiotics that are effective in the treatment of bacterial infections such as respiratory tract, throat, ear, and urinary tract infections. Its mode of action includes hindering the growth of bacteria and preventing further infection. Also, it is used in the treatment of typhoid fever. This medicine doesn’t work against viral infections such as colds or flu. it is also used in pneumonia treatment.
Amoxicillin oral is to be taken by mouth with or without food as prescribed by your doctor, every 9-12 hours. The dosage of this medication will depend on the intensity of the infection and your body’s response to the medicine.
Continue to take this medicine even after the symptoms disappear or you start to feel better. This may lead to the continued growth of bacteria which may result in a relapse of the infection. Consume it until the prescribed course is finished.
Certain points must be kept in mind while using this medicine. These are as follows-
Along with the desired effects, there are certain ill effects of the medicines as well. Most of them resolve on their own but others may need medical attention.
Some common side effects of amoxicillin tablets include-
Some very rare side effects of this medicine comprise of:
Although these side effects are rare if you experience any of these side effects, consult your doctor immediately.
Taking two or more drugs simultaneously may change the effect of the drug. This may cause the medications not to work properly or may cause certain ill effects. Your doctor will closely observe the drugs you consume and take action to prevent interactions.
Amoxicillin interacts with one such drug known as methotrexate. It may cause false positive results with urine testing products. Make sure you inform your laboratory professional about your usage of amoxicillin tablets.
1. Is amoxicillin a strong antibiotic?
Yes, amoxicillin is classified under the category of strong antibiotics by physicians due to its effective activity.
2. How early does amoxicillin start working?
Most people start to feel better within 4-5 days. It depends on your body’s response to the treatment.
3. Can an infection come back even after taking antibiotics?
In some cases, the few remaining bacteria may grow again and result in infection relapse. It is necessary to complete the full antibiotic treatment.
4. Can bacteria be resistant to antibiotics?
Yes, certain bacteria are resistant to the prescribed antibiotics. This may result in the worsening of the condition. Consult your doctor for more details.