Amx 250 DT Tablet

Amx 250 DT Tablet

Ranbaxy Laboratories
Uses of Amx 250 DT Tablet:
Bacterial infections, Bacterial infections
Composition of Amx 250 DT Tablet:
Dicloxacillin 250mg + Amoxycillin 250mg
MRP: ₹35.44
Packing:
Product Details

SKU: PC-1490
Product Description: Amx 250 DT Tablet is manufactured by Ranbaxy Laboratories
Packing: Strip
Condition: New
Sold by: Pulse Pharmacy India Pvt. Ltd.

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Uses

Dicloxacillin is generally used in treatment of the treatment of bacterial infections.
Amoxycillin is generally used in treatment of the treatment of bacterial infections.

Side effects

  • Allergic reaction
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Rash
  • Vomiting

How to use

Consume this medicine in the dosage and duration as per your doctors advise. While taking Dicloxacillin, swallow it completely without crushing, breaking or chewing it. Dicloxacillin is to be taken with food.This will help to avoid stomach upset.
Consume this medicine in the dosage and duration as per your doctors advise. While taking Amoxycillin, swallow it completely without crushing, breaking or chewing it. Amoxycillin is advised to be taken at a fixed time, but may be taken together with food (or) without food.

How it works

Dicloxacillin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is needed for them to survive.
Amoxycillin is an antibiotic. It makes the condition better by preventing the bacteria from forming a bacterial protective covering that's essential for the bacteria to survive, thereby killing them.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Is Dicloxacillin a penicillin, tetracycline or a broad spectrum antibiotic?
Dicloxacillin belongs to class of medicines called penicillin antibiotics. Dicloxacillin is not a tetracycline or a broad spectrum antibiotic

Q. Does it contain sulfa?
It does not contain sulfa

Q. Is Dicloxacillin used to treat sexually transmitted disease, strep throat, and methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)?
Dicloxacillin can be used to treat strep throat. It is not approved to treat sexually transmitted diseases and is not active against MRSA

Q. Is Dicloxacillin the same as amoxicillin?
Dicloxacillin and amoxicillin belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, Dicloxacillin is resistant to beta-lactamase producing organism, while amoxicillin is susceptible to degradation by beta-lactamase producing organism

Q. Can I take Dicloxacillin with Tylenol, Advil, Benadryl, and Tums?
Dicloxacillin can be taken with Tylenol, Benadryl and Tums. Dicloxacillin when taken with Advil (ibuprofen) may increase the effects of either Dicloxacillin or ibuprofen

Q. Does Dicloxacillin decrease milk supply?
Generally, Dicloxacillin does not decrease milk secretion

Q. Does Dicloxacillin cause heartburn?
It may cause heartburn.

Q. Does Amoxycillin act against anaerobic bacteria?
Amoxycillin is effective against both aerobic(gram-positive and gram-negative) and anaerobic bacterial infections.

Q. Does Amoxycillin cause fungal (yeast) infections?
Amoxycillin is a broad spectrum antibiotic. On long-term use, it may kill helpful bacteria in the body which keep the body’s fungal (yeast) population in check. So, this decrease in the number of helpful bacteria may lead to fungal (yeast) infections.

Q. Can I take Amoxycillin for virus infections?
Amoxycillin is not effective against viral infections. It is effective for bacterial infections only.

Q. Does Amoxycillin cause constipation?
Amoxycillin does not cause constipation. If you experience constipation while taking Amoxycillin, Do inform your doctor, as it may be due to other underlying condition.

Q. Does Amoxycillin cause headache?
Amoxycillin does not cause a headache. Do consult your doctor if you experience a headache while consuming Amoxycillin as it may be due to other underlying conditions.

Q. Can I take Amoxycillin for fever?
Amoxycillin can be used in the treatment of fever, provided the fever is linked with the infection which can be treated with it. Right diagnosis is essential before taking any antibiotics for fever.

Q. Can I take Amoxycillin for boils?
Amoxycillin is effective for the treatment of soft tissue infections like boils and skin conditions. Consult your doctor for the right antibiotic for your infectsions.

Q. Can I take Amoxycillin for a sore throat?
Amoxycillin can be used to cure a sore throat, only if it is associated with an infection which can be treated with it. Right diagnosis is essential before taking any antibiotics for your condition.

Q. Can I take Amoxycillin for bacterial vaginosis?
Amoxycillin can be used for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your condition.

Q. Can I take Amoxycillin for flu?
Amoxycillin is not meant for the treatment of flu. However, consult a doctor for the right medicine for treating the flu.

Q. Can I take Amoxycillin for an ear infection?
Amoxycillin is used to cure ear infections. Do consult your doctor for the right antibiotic for treating an ear infection.

Q. Can I take Amoxycillin for diverticulitis?
Amoxycillin can be used to cure diverticulitis. Do consult your doctor for the right antibiotic for treating diverticulitis.

Q. Is Amoxycillin safe?
Amoxycillin is safe provided you use it as per the doctors prescription and instructions.

Q. Is Amoxycillin safe for heart patients?
Amoxycillin is safe to use in heart patients, provided you use it as per the doctors prescription and instructions. Do inform your doctor about your medical history before taking any medicine.

Q. Is Amoxycillin used for throat infections?
Amoxycillin is used to cure throat infection provided the cause of infection is diagnosed by the doctor and Amoxycillin is prescribed for its treatment.

Q. Is Amoxycillin a pain killer?
Amoxycillin is an antibiotic and not a painkiller.

Q. Is Amoxycillin a cephalosporin?
Amoxycillin is an antibiotic belonging to a group of medicines known as penicillins and is not a cephalosporin.

Q. Is Amoxycillin good for prostate infection?
Amoxycillin can be used for treating prostate infections caused by bacteria against which it is active. Consult a physician for the right diagnosis of your infection and use antibiotics which are prescribed.

Q. Does Amoxycillin treat urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Amoxycillin can be used to cure a UTI(urinary tract infection) if it is caused by the bacteria against which it is active or effective. Consult your doctor to know the right cause for your infection and then use the antibiotic recommended by your doctor.

Q. Does Amoxycillin can treat cough?
Amoxycillin can be used to cure a cough, only if a cough is caused due to an infection. Before taking any antibiotics, consult your doctor for the right diagnosis.

Q. Does Amoxycillin cause drowsiness?
Amoxycillin is not said to cause drowsiness. Consult your doctor, if you experience drowsiness while taking Amoxycillin.

Q. Does Amoxycillin affect sperm?
Amoxycillin is not said to affect the sperm. However, consult your doctor for more information.

Q. Does Amoxycillin contain penicillin?
Although Amoxycillin belongs to the same class of antibiotics called penicillins, it does not contain penicillin.

Q. Does Amoxycillin cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is one of the common side effects of Amoxycillin. Consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea while taking Amoxycillin. This could be due to the change in the normal bacteria of your gut.

Q. Can I take Amoxycillin with tramadol?
Amoxycillin can be taken along with tramadol as there are no drug interactions observed. However, we can not say interaction does not occur at all. Consult your doctor before taking these medications together.

Q. Can I take Amoxycillin with metronidazole?
Amoxycillin can be taken with metronidazole as there are no interactions observed. Interaction may occur in some cases, do consult your doctor before taking both the medication together.

Q. Can I take Amoxycillin with a medicine for cold?
Before taking Amoxycillin with any medications, it is important to consult your doctor, as the medicines may have many components nd the interaction with each component can be different.

Q. Can I take Amoxycillin with metformin?
Metformin and Amoxycillin can be taken together as there are no interactions observed. This does not mean interactions do not happen at all. Do inform your doctor, before taking these medicines together.

Q. Can I take Amoxycillin with loratadine?
Loratadine and Amoxycillin can be taken together as there are no drug interactions observed. In some cases, interactions may occur. Consult your doctor, before taking these medicines together.

Q. Can I take Amoxycillin with aspirin?
Asprin and Amoxycillin increases the levels of each other. Before taking Amoxycillin with aspirin do consult your doctor.

Expert Advice

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.It is better to take with food to avoid an upset stomach.Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.Discontinue Dicloxacillin and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Amoxycillin is used to treat infections caused by bacteria.Finish the prescribed course of Amoxycillin, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Amoxycillin may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.Stop taking Amoxycillin and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.
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