Swimox 500 Capsule

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Swimox 500 Capsule Information

Swimox 500 Capsule, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Capsule. It is typically used for the treatment of Bacterial Infections, Throat Infection, Upper Respiratory Tract Infection. Other than this, Swimox 500 Capsule has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The correct dosage of Swimox 500 Capsule depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Swimox 500 Capsule can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Swimox 500 Capsule are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

Swimox 500 Capsule's effect during pregnancy is Mild and Severe while nursing. It is important to know if Swimox 500 Capsule has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Swimox 500 Capsule related warnings section.

Swimox 500 Capsule can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Swimox 500 Capsule in conditions like Asthma, Eczema. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Swimox 500 Capsule contraindications section.

Besides this, Swimox 500 Capsule may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

You should also be aware that Swimox 500 Capsule is safe while driving, and is addiction.



Swimox 500 Capsule Benefits & Uses

Swimox 500 Capsule is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Swimox 500 Capsule Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Tonsillitis
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 500 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Tonsillitis
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 500 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Infant (1 month to 2 years)
  • Disease: Tonsillitis
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 25 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Tonsillitis
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 25 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Tonsillitis
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 500 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Adult(Female)
  • Disease: Bacterial Vaginosis
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 500 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Neonates (0 to 1 month)
  • Disease: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 30 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Swimox 500 Capsule Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Swimox 500 Capsule safe for pregnant women?


    Swimox has mild to no side effects in pregnant women.

    Mild
  • Is the use of Swimox 500 Capsule safe during breastfeeding?


    Swimox may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Swimox 500 Capsule on the Kidneys?


    Using Swimox does not have any harmful effects on kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Swimox 500 Capsule on the Liver?


    Swimox has very mild side effects on the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Swimox 500 Capsule on the Heart?


    There may be an adverse effect on the heart after taking Swimox. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Restart this medicine only if your doctor advises you to do so.

    Moderate


Swimox 500 Capsule Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Swimox 500 Capsule unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Swimox 500 Capsule

  • Is this Swimox 500 Capsule habit forming or addictive?


    No, you will not get addicted to Swimox 500 Capsule.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Swimox 500 Capsule will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but consume Swimox 500 Capsule only on doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, Swimox 500 Capsule is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

Swimox 500 Capsule Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Swimox 500 Capsule


    You can take Swimox 500 Capsule with food.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Swimox 500 Capsule


    Side effects of drinking alcohol and taking Swimox 500 Capsule at the same time are rare and minor. However, if you face any side effects, talk to your doctor immediately.

    Mild


Frequently asked Questions about Swimox 500 Capsule

Question about 5 years ago

Does Swimox cause weight loss?

Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

Rarely Swimox causes weight gain or loss. However, If you feel your weight is fluctuating after taking this medicine then inform to doctor right away and follow his/her instructions.

Question over 4 years ago

Does Swimox treat sinus infection?

Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Swimox can treat the sinus infection. However, a combination of Swimox and clavulanic acid is given as the first-line drug for the treatment of sinus infection. Please consult your doctor for the right line of treatment for sinus infection.

Question over 5 years ago

How to use Swimox?

Dr. Faisal Mukhtar MBBS, PG Dip, DNB , Ophthalmology

Swimox should be ideally taken with food(a light meal). Take this medicine in the required quantity and duration as prescribed by your doctor. Discontinuing the medicine in between may promote resistant bacteria which result in a relapse of the infection. You are recommended to complete the 3 - 7-day course even after getting symptomatic relief. In case you feel any discomfort such as breathing difficulties and skin reactions while taking this medicine please inform your doctor immediately. 

Question over 5 years ago

How does Swimox works?

Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

Swimox works by inhibiting the growth of the bacterial cell wall which is essential for the growth of bacteria. Hence, in this way, it prevents us from bacterial infections.

Question about 5 years ago

Can I take Swimox without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

Swimox is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting doctor. It can be harmful to the people to take this medicine without a doctor's advice.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Amoxil (amoxicillin)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 657, 658, 702, 712, 721, 722, 723, 762

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 148-150

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