Novamox 500mg Capsule

Brand Name Novamox 500mg Capsule
Salt Composition Amoxicillin (500mg)
Strength 500mg
Product Form Capsule
Pack 15 Capsule(s) in Strip
Storage Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
Category Antibiotic
Country of Origin India
Manufacturer Cipla Ltd
Manufacturer/Marketer AddressCipla Ltd,Cipla House, Peninsula Business Park, Ganpatrao Kadam Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai-400013.
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    Medical Description of Novamox 500mg Capsule

    Novamox 500mg Capsule contains amoxicillin it is in the class of medication called Penicillin (Antibiotics) which are meant for oral use only. It is used in the treatment of bacterial infection includes Ear, Nose, and Throat infection, Genitourinary tract infections, Skin infections, Lower respiratory tract infection, Helicobacter Pylori infection, Anthrax, and Infective Endocarditis by inhibiting the growth of bacterial cell wall which is needed for to survive. The use of amoxicillin does not produce action against colds, flu, and other viral infections.


    Novamox 500mg Capsule Uses

    • Ear, Nose, and Throat infection
    • Genitourinary tract infection
    • Skin infection
    • Lower respiratory tract infection
    • Helicobacter Pylori infection
    • Anthrax
    • Infective Endocarditis


    Novamox 500mg Capsule Benefits

    Novamox capsule is used in the treatment for the following condition like

    Bacterial infections:

    Bacterial infection occurs when bacteria enter your body and start multiplying which may cause tissue damage and make you sick. Mostly it is caused by Staphylococcus and Streptococcus organisms. The common bacterial disease includes cholera, bacterial meningitis, tetanus, gonorrhea, pneumonia, and syphilis. Symptoms include fever, chills, and sweats, inflamed lymph nodes, headache, diarrhea, abdominal pain

    Ear, Nose and Throat infection:

    Ear, Nose, and Throat infection includes Tonsillitis, Ear infections, Sinus infections.

    Tonsillitis:

    Inflammation of tonsils is called tonsillitis which causes server throat pain and is caused by Streptococcus pyogenic. Symptoms include inflamed tonsils, sore throat, difficulty in swallowing, bad breath, headache, and inflamed lymph nodes

    Ear infection:

    It usually occurs when the bacterial or viral infection affects your middle ears. It is caused by colds, sinus infections, smoking, allergies, and inflamed adenosis. Symptoms include pain, hearing loss, pus-like drainage.

    Genitourinary tract infection

    It is a type of infection that affects the urethra, kidneys, and bladder. It is caused by Escherichia coli (E.coli). Symptoms include abdominal pain, frequent urination, dysuria, blood in urine, foul-smell while urinating

    Skin infection

    It is usually caused by bacteria, fungi, viruses, and parasites. The common skin infection includes cellulitis, impetigo. Symptoms include red skin, blisters, swelling, pain, red spots, and tenderness

    Lower respiratory tract infections:

    Infection in the lungs especially in the lower airways Common infections are Bronchiolitis and Pneumonia which are caused by Streptococcus pneumonia. Symptoms include runny nose, dry cough, sore throat, low-grade fever, and headache.


    Novamox 500mg Capsule Indication

    It is used in the treatment of bacterial infection includes Ear, Nose, and Throat infection, Genitourinary tract infections, Skin infections, Lower respiratory tract infection, Helicobacter Pylori infection, Anthrax, and Infective Endocarditis by inhibiting the growth of bacterial cell wall which is needed for to survive. The use of amoxicillin does not produce action against colds, flu, and other viral infections


    Mechanism of action of Novamox 500mg Capsule

    Amoxicillin is a penicillin derivative beta-lactam antibiotic that inhibits bacterial cell wall synthesis by binding to penicillin-binding proteins in the cell wall. Inhibition of synthesis of peptidoglycan results the cell death.


    How Novamox 500mg Capsule works

    Amoxicillin is a penicillin derivative beta-lactam antibiotic that inhibits bacterial cell wall synthesis by binding to penicillin-binding proteins in the cell wall. Inhibition of synthesis of peptidoglycan results the cell death.


    Novamox 500mg Capsule Contraindication

    If the patient is allergic to the composition of the medicines,

    Hypersensitivity to penicillin, cephalosporins or any other relater components

    Asthma

    Gastrointestinal Disease

    Renal problems

    Hepatic Problems

    Bleeding disorders 


    Novamox 500mg Capsule Side Effects

    • Anaphylaxis
    • Liver enzymes elevation
    • Mucocutaneous candidiasis
    • Diarrhea
    • Headache
    • Nausea and vomiting
    • Rash
    • Pseudomembranous colitis
    • Serum sickness-like reactions


    FAQs for Novamox 500mg Capsule

    I have been diagnosed as an allergic person to penicillin, can I take Novamox Capsule?

    No, if you have a penicillin allergy don't consume this medicine it may worsen your condition. Be your physician informed about your allergies.

    Do I have a chance of getting an allergic reaction later?

    A late allergic reaction includes rashes, fever, joint pains, and enlargement of the lymph nodes, under the arms, which occurs in 7-12 days.

    Whether amoxicillin 500mg capsule will cause drowsiness for me?

    No, the use of this capsule does not cause drowsiness. Kindly consult with the doctor if you have experienced any effects.


    Precautions and general warning of Novamox 500mg Capsule

    Alcohol

    It is considered safe to consume alcohol while taking this medication. Kindly consult with your doctor

    Driving or operating machinery

    It is considered unsafe during driving you may feel dizziness. Kindly consult with your doctor

    Pregnancy

    It is considered safe to use this medicine during pregnancy it does not cause harmful effects to the fetus

    Breast Feeding

    It is considered safe to use this medicine during breastfeeding it does not excrete via breast milk

    Kidney Problem

    Therapy should be administered with caution in patients with renal impairment. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Liver Disease

    Therapy should be administered with caution in patients with hepatic impairment. Kindly consult with your doctor.


    How to Take Novamox 500mg Capsule

    The capsule is taken orally with or without food. You should not chew, cut or crush the tablet. Initially start with a low dose and slowly increase the dose once every week. Follow the direction mentioned within the label if you probably did not understand the appliance kindly ask your doctor or pharmacist to elucidate in detail. Do not withdraw the medicine when you feel better kindly complete the course of treatment to avoid reoccurrence.


    Use of Novamox 500mg Capsule in Adult

    It is considered safe to use this medicine in an adult patient if it is prescribed by your doctor


    Use of Novamox 500mg Capsule in children

    It is considered safe to use this medicine during breastfeeding it does not excrete via breast milk


    Use of Novamox 500mg Capsule in Elderly Patients

    It is considered safe to use this medicine in an elderly patient if it is prescribed by your doctor


    Other general warnings

    The use of this drug should be avoided in patients with infectious mononucleosis because it may increase the risk of developing an erythematous skin rash
    The use of this drug may cause clostridium difficile associated diarrhoea
    A high dose may cause a false urine glucose test
    Therapy should be administered with caution in patients who are allergic to cephalosporins and Carbapenems


    Talk to your doctor if

    • If the patient is allergic to the composition of the medicines
    • If you’re using any concomitant medications
    • If you’re not responding to the corresponding treatment


    General instructions

    Amoxicillin should be taken at the same time every day. Take this medicine as per your doctor's prescription. Do not take the medicine without consulting with the doctor. Follow the dose and duration as per the doctor’s advice do not consume more or less dose than prescribed by the doctor.


    Drug Interaction of Novamox 500mg Capsule

    Drug-Drug Interaction

    BCG vaccine live + Amoxicillin
    The use of this drug is contraindicated because the use of amoxicillin decreases the effect of the BCG vaccine live by pharmacodynamic synergism
    Demeclocycline + Amoxicillin
    Use alternative drugs because the use of demeclocycline decreases the effect of amoxicillin by pharmacodynamic antagonism
    Mycophenolate + Amoxicillin
    Use alternative drugs because the use of amoxicillin will decrease the effect of mycophenolate by other
    Acyclovir + Amoxicillin
    Therapy should be administered with caution because the combination of this drug either increases the level of the other by decreasing renal clearance.
    Aspirin + Amoxicillin
    Therapy should be administered with caution because the combination of this drug either increases the level of the other by plasma protein binding

    Drug-Food Interaction

    Information regarding the food interaction is not available. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Drug-Disease Interaction

    Diabetes:
    The use of this drug may produce false-positive reactions when you are testing for glucose levels in your urine. So, it is recommended to do the glucose test by the enzymatic glucose oxidase reaction
    Renal dysfunction:
    The serum concentration of beta-lactam antibiotics increases the half-life in a patient with impaired renal functions. Depending upon your renal function dose should be adjusted
    Hemodialysis:
    During Hemodialysis penicillin antibiotics get removed from the body. So doses should be rescheduled after the dialysis process
    Mononucleosis:
    Amoxicillin should not be used in patients with mononucleosis because they develop pruritic erythematous maculopapular skin rash which occurs after 5-10 days of therapy


    Over Dose

    Consuming more quantity than the prescribed dose may cause an overdose. Kindly use the medicine as per you’re doctor advice


    Missed Dose

    If you missed the dose take the medicine as soon as you remember. If it is time for a subsequent dose skip the missed dose and continue with a daily dose


    Storage and Disposal

    • Store the drugs in a closed container at room temperature, and keep the medicines away from heat, moisture, and direct daylight
    • Do not keep the medicine reaching out to children’s
    • Do not keep outdated medicine
    • Ask your doctor or pharmacist the way to eliminate the medicine that’s not in use
    • Store below 30°C


    Fast Tag

    • Amoxicillin is in a class of medication called beta-lactam antibiotics
    • The drug is employed in the treatment of  various bacterial infections
    • The capsule is taken orally by mouth with or without food
    • Do not use this medicine if the patient is allergic to the composition of the medicine