Dispermox tablet Dispersible 500 mg 12’s

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Drug Strength: 500 mg
Drug Form : tablet Dispersible
Pack Size : 12s

Dispermox tablet Dispersible contains Amoxicillin | belongs to Broad-spectrum penicillin

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How it works

Dispermox tablet Dispersible 500 mg 12’s works by preventing the creation of a component necessary for bacterial cell wall formation. This helps in stopping the growth and multiplication of the microorganism, eventually killing it.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Dispermox tablet Dispersible 500 mg 12’s

  • Hypersensitivity severe
  • Diarrhea severe
  • Fever severe
  • Joint pain
  • Skin yellowing
  • Easy bruising and bleeding
  • Heavy menstrual bleeding
  • Tooth discoloration
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Altered sense of taste rare
  • Convulsions severe

Uses of Dispermox tablet Dispersible 500 mg 12’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Ear Infection (Otitis Media)

    Dispermox tablet Dispersible 500 mg 12’s is used to treat infections of the middle ear caused by Streptococci and Staphylococci strains of bacteria.

  • Nose Infection (Sinusitis)

    Dispermox tablet Dispersible 500 mg 12’s is used in the treatment of infections of the nose and nasal chamber caused by Streptococci and Staphylococci strains of bacteria.

  • Throat Infection (Tonsillitis/Pharyngitis)

    Dispermox tablet Dispersible 500 mg 12’s is used in the treatment of infections of the throat and airways leading to lungs namely Tonsillitis and Pharyngitis caused by Streptococci and Staphylococci strains of bacteria.

  • Lower Respiratory Tract Infection

    Dispermox tablet Dispersible 500 mg 12’s is used in the treatment of infections of the airways leading to the lungs. The infections can be Pneumonia, acute bronchitis, or others caused by Streptococci and Staphylococci strains of bacteria.

  • Skin Infection

    Dispermox tablet Dispersible 500 mg 12’s is used in the treatment of infections of the skin and skin structures caused by Streptococci and Staphylococci strains of bacteria.

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Dispermox tablet Dispersible 500 mg 12’s is used in the treatment of infections of the bladder (Cystitis) and kidneys (Pyelonephritis).

  • Gonorrhea and associated infections

    Dispermox tablet Dispersible 500 mg 12’s is used in the treatment of Gonorrhea and associated infections of the urinary tract and the region around the reproductive organs in both male and female patients.

  • Typhoid fever

    Dispermox tablet Dispersible 500 mg 12’s is used in the treatment of typhoid and paratyphoid fever.

  • Stomach Ulcers

    Dispermox tablet Dispersible 500 mg 12’s is used in the treatment of stomach ulcers caused by Helicobacter pylori. It is normally used in combination with other medicines.

  • Dental Abcess

    Dispermox tablet Dispersible 500 mg 12’s is used in the treatment of an infection of the gums that results in the formation of pus around the roots of the tooth.

  • Endocarditis

    Dispermox tablet Dispersible 500 mg 12’s is used in the prevention of a condition where the inner walls of the heart get swollen (endocarditis).

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    Dispermox tablet Dispersible 500 mg 12’s is used in the prevention of a condition where the inner walls of the heart get swollen (endocarditis).

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 6 hours.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies have been reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not known to cause any harm to the fetus. However, it should be used only when necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks. It is advised to consult a doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is safe to use during breastfeeding. Close monitoring of the infant for any undesired effects is necessary when using this medicine. It is advised to consult a doctor before taking this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known allergy to Dispermox tablet Dispersible 500 mg 12’s or any other antibiotics of Penicillins and Cephalosporins groups.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not known to cause any harm to the fetus. However, it should be used only when necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks. It is advised to consult a doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is safe to use during breastfeeding. Close monitoring of the infant for any undesired effects is necessary when using this medicine. It is advised to consult a doctor before taking this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Allergic Reaction

    Dispermox tablet Dispersible 500 mg 12’s is likely to cause moderate to severe allergic reaction and the likelihood is very high in patients who are known to have an antibiotic allergy. Report the occurrence of any such reaction to the doctor on priority.

  • Diarrhea

    Dispermox tablet Dispersible 500 mg 12’s is likely to cause diarrhea. It may be a mild episode requiring no specific treatment or a severe case of colitis or Clostridium Difficile-Associated Diarrhea (CDAD). Chances of occurrence are very high in patients having a history of diarrhea after using antibiotics. All such instances should be reported to the doctor on priority.

  • Mononucleosis

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with Mononucleosis. Dispermox tablet Dispersible 500 mg 12’s is likely to cause rashes and bumps on the skin if the patient is suffering from Mononucleosis.

  • Drug-resistanceThe missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already the time for your next scheduled dose.

    Usage of Dispermox tablet Dispersible 500 mg 12’s without sufficient proof or suspicion of a bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing the benefits and even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of development of bacteria that are drug resistant.

  • Renal impairment

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with known history of renal diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    The missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already the time for your next scheduled dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose. Symptoms of an overdose include convulsions, change in behavior, or a severe skin rash.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Doxycycline moderate
  • Methotrexate severe
  • Warfarin moderate
  • Ethinyl Estradiol moderate
  • Live cholera vaccine severe
  • Probenecid
Disease interactions
  • moderate

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a history of Mononucleosis since these patients may develop a skin reaction/eruption. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be done under your doctor's supervision.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients having a history of gastrointestinal diseases, particularly colitis. Inform your doctor if you have any history of gastrointestinal diseases. Report any incidence of severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, and blood in stools to the doctor immediately.

  • moderate

    Dispermox tablet Dispersible 500 mg 12’s should be used with caution in patients with a history of renal diseases or active renal diseases. Close monitoring of the renal function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative might be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Lab interactions

General Instructions

Dispermox tablet Dispersible 500 mg 12’s should not be used if there is a history of an allergy to antibiotics of penicillin and cephalosporin groups. Inform the doctor about conditions like asthma, liver diseases, kidney diseases, Mononucleosis, Gonorrhea prior to receiving this medicine.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Does not cause sleepiness

References

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How to use Dispermox tablet Dispersible 500 mg 12’s

Direct IV push over a period of 3-4 min; IV intermittent infusion over a period of half to one hour after addition of Dextrose 5% or 0.9% NaCl infusion fluid.

what are the adverse effects of Dispermox tablet Dispersible 500 mg 12’s?

Hypersensitivity reaction, GI upset. Rarely hepatitis, cholestatic jaundice, haematological and CNS effects, pseudomembranous colitis, increased INR, acute generalised exanthematous pustulosis.

What happens if I miss a dose of Dispermox tablet Dispersible 500 mg 12’s?

ORAL: Adults & Children over 5 yr: 250 mg three times daily. In severe cases the dose doubled. Children: 1 mth- 1 yr: 62.5 mg every 8 hr, the dose doubled in severe cases; 1-5 yr: 125 mg every 8 hr, the dose doubled in severe cases.
Severe or recurrent purulent RTI: Adults: 3 gm twice daily.
Acute UTI: Adults: 3 gm repeated once 12 hr later.
Gonorrhoea: Adults: 3 gm single dose.
Dental abscess: Adults: 3 gm repeated once 8 hr later.
Prophylaxis of endocarditis: Adults: Single 3 gm dose one hr before dental procedure from which bacteraemia may arise. Repeat 6 hr later if necessary. Children: Under 5 yr, 750 mg; 5-10 yr, 1.5 gm. Both 1 hr before dental procedure from which bacteraemia may arise.
Otitis media: Adults: 500 mg every 8 hr. Children: Under 3 mth, usual/max dose, 15 mg/kg every 12 hr. Above 3 mth, 20-40 mg/kg daily in 3 divided doses, max 1.5 gm daily.
INJECTION: IM/IV: Adults: 500 mg IM every 8 hr, or 1 gm IV every 6 hr for severe infections. Children: 50-100 mg/kg/day divided in 3 doses by IM or divided in 4 doses by IV.

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