NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML
About NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML
NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML belongs to a group of anti-bacterial or antibiotics known as penicillin. NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML is used to prevent and treat different types of bacterial infections like chest infection (pneumonia, bronchitis), ear/nose/throat (ENT) infections, urinary tract infections, skin infections, leg ulcers, gum ulcers, dental infections, and pressure sores. Besides this, it is also used in combination with various antibiotics like clarithromycin to treat stomach ulcers caused by H. Pyroli bacteria.
NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML has a similar method of killing bacteria as penicillin. NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML kills the bacterial cell by blocking the chemical (mucopeptides) released by the bacteria’s outer layer (cell wall). In turn, NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML weakens and destroys the bacterial cell wall. It is a broad range of antibiotics that helps in fighting various types of bacteria.
You should take NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML only if your doctor has prescribed you. Most bacterial infections get treated within one week, while some conditions might take longer. So, it would help if you complete the prescribed dosage. During the treatment with NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML, you may observe some common side effects like feeling sick (nausea) and diarrhoea. But these side effects are usually in the initial phase and then resolve after some time. However, if these side effects persist, let your doctor know about them. Prolonged intake of the liquid form of NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML may cause temporary staining of teeth (especially in children) that can be removed by brushing.
To treat your condition effectually, continue using NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML for as long as your doctor has prescribed it. Do not use NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML without doctor advice if you had a skin reaction or irritation to any medicine. Do not use NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML in more than prescribed doses or longer duration as it may cause adverse effects. Keep your doctor informed about your health condition and all the medicines you take before taking NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML to rule out any side effects. Do not discontinue or abruptly stop the medication as it may lead to antibiotic resistance, a condition in which bacteria become resistant to antibiotics.
Uses of NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML
- NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML is used to treat bacterial infections.
NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that helps treat various types of bacterial infections like ear, nose, or throat (ENT) infections, skin infections, genitourinary tract, and lower respiratory tract infections (LRTI) caused by susceptible bacteria. Besides this, NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML also helps treat stomach ulcers caused by the H Pyroli bacteria. NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML can be safely prescribed and well-tolerated among adults, children, pregnant and nursing mothers.
Directions for Use
Side Effects of NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML
- Feeling sick (nausea)
- Skin discolouration
- Yellowing of the skin
- Joint or muscle pain
- Skin rash with circular red patches
In-Depth Precautions and Warning
Severe allergic reactions may be reported in patients taking NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML, including raised itchy skin rashes, wheezing, chest tightness, and coughing. Taking NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML may cause antibiotic-induced diarrhoea in some cases. Penicillin antibiotics, blood thinners (warfarin, coumadin), uric acid-lowering drugs (allopurinol, probenecid), and anti-cancer or anti-arthritis drug (methotrexate) may severely interact with NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML. Tell your doctor if you have chronic kidney disease, viral glandular fever (mononucleosis) before taking NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML. This medicine may lower the efficiency of oral birth control pills or contraceptives devices. An intake of NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML may alter some glucose urine tests like the copper reduction test report.
Drug-Drug Interactions: NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML may interact with blood thinners (e.g. warfarin, coumadin), uric acid-lowering drugs (e.g. allopurinol, probenecid), and anti-cancer or anti-arthritis drugs (e.g. methotrexate), and other antibiotics.
Drug-Food Interactions: Grapefruit juice and dietary supplements containing minerals like calcium may also work to dampen the effect of antibiotics.
Drug-Disease Interactions: NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML should not be given in the condition of colitis, glandular fever, and chronic kidney disease.
Do not drink too much while taking this medicine. Drinking a lot of alcohol may more likely to drowsiness, dizziness or sleepiness side effects.
NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML is a pregnancy category B drug. So, NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML can be safely taken by pregnant women if prescribed by the doctor.
Can safely give NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML to breastfeeding mothers.
You may have side effects like dizziness after taking NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML that may make you unfit to drive. So, it is advisable not to drive or operate machinery until you are feeling well.
NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML can be safely taken in case of liver disease if prescribed by the doctor. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML.
Take NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML with caution if you have severe kidney disease. Your doctor may reduce the dose of NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML in patients with severe renal impairment (GFR less than 30 mL/min).
Diet & Lifestyle Advise
- Probiotics should be taken after taking the entire course of NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML to restore some of the healthy bacteria in the intestine that may have been killed. Taking probiotics after antibiotic treatment can reduce the risk of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea. Certain fermented foods like yoghurt, cheese, sauerkraut, and kimchi can help restore the intestine’s good bacteria.
- Include more fibre enriched food in your diet, as it can be easily digested by your gut bacteria which helps stimulate their growth. Thus fibre foods may help restore healthy gut bacteria after taking a course of antibiotics. Whole grains like whole-grain bread, brown rice should be included in your diet.
- Avoid taking too much calcium enriched foods and drinks as it might affect the working of NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML.
- Avoid intake of alcoholic beverages with NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML as it can make you dehydrated and affect your sleep. This can make it harder for your body to aid the NOVAMOX DROPS 10ML in fighting off infections.
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Bacterial infection: A bacterial infection is a condition in which harmful bacteria enter, multiply, and infect our body. It can target any body part and multiple very quickly. When infected with bacteria, you can experience generalized symptoms like fevers, chills, and fatigue. Bacteria are of various forms comprising commonly of spherical, rod, and spiral-shaped. Bacterial infections vary from minor illnesses like sore throat and ear infections to severe brain infections like meningitis and encephalitis. Few harmful bacteria that cause infections include Streptococcus, Staphylococcus, and E. coli. Anyone can become infected with a bacterial infection. But, people with weak immune systems or taking immunosuppressive medicine can make you more prone to bacterial infection.