OSPAMOX 1000 mg. - 12 tabletsOSPAMOX 1000 mg. - 12 tablets

OSPAMOX QUICK 1000 mg. - 14 tablets

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OSPAMOX QUICK 1000 mg. - 14 tablets
Category: Antibiotics for kids and adults.


1. What is Ospompox and what it is used for
What is Ospomax
Ospamox is an antibiotic. The active substance is amoxicillin. It belongs to a group of medicines called 'penicillins'.
What
Ospamox is used for Oscompox is used to treat infections caused by bacteria in different parts of the body. Ospomox can also be used in combination with other medicines to treat stomach ulcers.
2. What you need to know before taking Ospampox
Do not take Ospomox
if you are allergic to amoxicillin, penicillin or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6).
if you have had a severe allergic reaction to any other antibiotic. This may include skin rash or swelling of the face or throat.
Do not take Ospomox if any of the above apply to you. If you do not talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Ospampox.
Warnings and precautions
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Ospampox if you:
you have glandular fever (high fever, sore throat, swollen lymph nodes and severe fatigue)
you have kidney problems
you do not urinate regularly.
If you are not sure if any of the above apply to you, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Ospomox.
Blood or Urine Tests
If they do you:
Urine tests (urine glucose tests) or blood tests to monitor liver function
Estriol Tests (used during pregnancy to check that baby is developing normally)
Tell your doctor or pharmacist that you are taking Ospamox. This is necessary because Ospomox may influence the results of these studies.
Other medicines and Ospamaxx
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines.
If you take allopurinol (used to treat gout) with Ospomox, you may be more likely to have a skin allergic reaction.
If you are taking probenecid (used to treat gout), your doctor may decide to adjust your dose of Ospomox.
If you are taking medicines that prevent blood clots (such as warfarin), additional blood tests may be necessary.
If you are taking other antibiotics (such as tetracycline) Ospamox may be less effective.
If you are taking methotrexate (a medicine used to treat cancer and severe psoriasis). Ospomox can lead to an increase in side effects.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to become pregnant, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using this medicine.
Driving and using machines
Ospompox can cause side effects and symptoms (such as allergic reactions, dizziness and convulsions) that may make you unable to drive.
Do not drive or use machines unless you feel well.
3. How to take Ospomox
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. If you are not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Take the tablets with water without chewing.
Divide the doses evenly throughout the day at intervals of at least 4 hours.
The usual dose is:
Children weighing less than 40 kg
All doses are determined depending on the child's body weight in kilograms.
Your doctor will advise you how much Ospomax you should give to your baby or child.
The usual dose is 40 mg to 90 mg for each kilogram of body weight per day given in two or three separate doses.
The maximum recommended dose is 100 mg per kilogram of body weight per day.
Adults, elderly patients and children weighing 40 kg or more
The usual dose of Ospomox is 250 mg to 500 mg, three times a day or 750 mg to 1 g every 12 hours, depending on the severity and type of infection.
Severe infections: 750 mg to lg, three times daily
Urinary tract infections: 3 g, twice daily for 1 day
Lyme disease (an infection spread by parasites called ticks):
Isolated erythema migraine (early stage red or pink spherical rash): 4 g daily; Systemic manifestations (late stage for more severe symptoms or when the disease spreads throughout the body): up to 6 g per day.
Gastric ulcer: one dose of 750 mg or lg, twice daily for 7 days, with other antibiotics and medicines to treat gastric ulcer.
To prevent heart attack during surgery: the dose may be different depending on the type of surgery. Other medicines may be given at the same time. Your doctor, pharmacist or nurse may give you additional information.
The maximum recommended daily dose is 6 g per day.
Kidney problems
If you have kidney problems, the dose may be lower than usual.
If you take more Ospampox than you need
If you take more than the necessary dose of Ospomox, signs may include stomach problems (nausea, vomiting or diarrhea) or crystals in the urine, which may be urinary or urinary problems. Contact your doctor as soon as possible. Take the medicine to show to the doctor.
If you forget to take Ospomox
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember.
Do not take the next dose too soon, wait about 4 hours before taking it.
Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
How long you should take Ospomox
Continue to take Ospomox for as long as your doctor has told you, even if you feel better. You need every dose to fight the infection. If some bacteria survive, they can lead to a resumption of infection.
If you are still not well after your treatment is completed, you should see your doctor again.
Candidiasis (a fungal infection of wet areas of the body that can cause inflammation, itching and white secretions) can develop if Ospomox is taken for a long time. If this happens, tell your doctor.
If you have been taking Ospomox for a long time, your doctor may order additional tests to check that your kidneys and liver are working properly and that your blood count is normal.
If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Stop taking Ospomox and go to a doctor immediately if you notice any of the following serious side effects - you may need emergency medical treatment:
The following reactions are very rare (may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people)
allergic reactions, signs may include: itching of the skin or rash, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, body or difficulty breathing. They can be serious and sometimes die
rash or small flat red circular patches under the skin or formation of bruising on the skin. This is due to inflammation of the walls of the blood vessels due to an allergic reaction. It can be associated with joint pain (arthritis) and kidney problems
a delayed type allergic reaction can occur, usually 7 to 12 days after taking Ospomox, some of the signs include: rashes, fever, joint pain and enlargement of the lymph nodes, especially the armpits
skin reaction, known as "erythema multiforme", in which you may develop: itchy reddish purple spots on the skin, especially on the palms of the hands or feet, "hives-like" raised swollen areas of the skin, painful areas on the surface of the mouth , eyes and genitals. You may have a high fever and be very tired
other severe skin reactions may include: changes in skin color, bumps under the skin, blistering, blistering with pus, peeling, redness, pain, itching, flaking. May be associated with fever, headache and body aches
flu-like symptoms with rash, fever, swelling of the glands, and results of blood tests that are outside the reference values ​​(including elevated white blood cell levels (eosinophilia) and liver enzymes) (Drug eosinophilia reaction and systemic symptoms (DRESS)).
fever, chills, sore throat or other signs of infection, or easy bruising. These may be signs of a problem with your blood cells
the Jarisch-Herxheimer response that develops during Lympia disease treatment with Ospampox and causes fever, chills, headache, muscle pain and skin rash
inflammation of the colon accompanied by diarrhea (sometimes containing blood), pain and fever
serious liver side effects can occur. They are mainly observed in people who are treated for a long time, in men and in the elderly. You should tell your doctor immediately if you get:
severe diarrhea with bleeding
blisters, redness or bruising
darker urine or pale faeces
yellowing of the skin or the white of the eyes (jaundice). See also anemia below, which can lead to jaundice.
These reactions can occur when you are taking the medicine or within a few weeks after stopping it.
If you experience any of the above reactions, stop taking the medicine and consult your doctor immediately.
Sometimes you may experience less severe skin reactions such as:
slightly itchy rash (round, pinkish-red spots), "urticaria-like" swollen areas on the elbows, legs, palms, arms or legs. This reaction is uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 100 people).
Ask your doctor if you get any of these effects, as you may need to stop treatment with Ospomox.
Other possible side effects are:
Common (may affect up to 1 in 10 people)
every rash
nausea
diarrhea.
Uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 100 people)
vomiting.
Very rare (can affect up to 1 in 10,000 people)
candidiasis (fungal infection of the vagina, mouth or skin folds). Your doctor or pharmacist may prescribe you treatment for candidiasis
kidney problems
seizures (convulsions) seen in patients taking high doses or in patients with kidney problems
dizziness
hyperactivity
urine crystals that may be seen as cloudy urine or difficulty or discomfort when urinating. Make sure you drink enough fluids to reduce the likelihood of these symptoms
the color of the tongue may change to yellow, brown or black and may appear "hairy"
excessive destruction of red blood cells causing anemia. Signs include: fatigue, headache, shortness of breath, dizziness, fading and yellowing of the skin and white of the eyes
lowering of white blood cells
reducing the number of cells involved in blood clotting
it may take longer than usual for blood to clot. You may notice this if you have nosebleeds or cuts.
Frequency not known (cannot be estimated from available data)
aseptic meningitis.
5. How to store Ospomox
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the carton. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Store below 25 ° C
Store in the original package in order to protect from moisture.
Do not use this medicine if you notice any visible signs of a defect in the product.
Do not dispose of medicines in sewage or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines you no longer use. These measures will help to protect the environment.
6. Contents of the pack and other information
What Ospomox contains
The active substance is: amoxicillin (as trihydrate).
Ospomox 500 mg film-coated tablets
Each film-coated tablet contains 574 mg amoxicillin trihydrate corresponding to 500 mg amoxicillin.
Ospomox 1000 mg film-coated tablets
Each film-coated tablet contains 1148 mg amoxicillin trihydrate corresponding to 1000 mg amoxicillin.
The other ingredients are:
Core: magnesium stearate, polyvidone, sodium starch glycolate (Type A), microcrystalline cellulose;
Film coating : titanium dioxide, talc, hypromellose.
What Ospamox looks like and contents of the pack
Ospomox 500 mg film-coated tablets The
film-coated tablets are white to pale yellow, oval, biconvex, with a bar on each side.
The film-coated tablets are packaged in blisters.
Package types: 12 film-coated tablets, 24 film-coated tablets and hospital packs of 1,000 film-coated tablets.
Ospomox 1000 mg film-coated tablets The
film-coated tablets are white to pale yellow, oval, biconvex, with a dividing line on each side.
The tablet can be divided into two equal halves.
The film-coated tablets are packaged in blisters.
Package types: 12 film-coated tablets, 24 film-coated tablets and hospital packs of 1,000 film-coated tablets.
Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
Marketing Authorization Holder
Sandoz GmbH, 6250 Kundl, Austria
Manufacturer
Sandoz GmbH, 10 Biochemiestrasse,
6250 Kundl, Austria
Basic recommendations on the use of antibiotics
Antibiotics are intended for the treatment of infections caused by bacteria. They have no effect against virus-induced infections.
Sometimes an infection caused by bacteria does not respond to antibiotic treatment. One of the most common reasons for this is that the bacteria causing the infection are resistant to the antibiotic used for the treatment. This means that regardless of the antibiotic they survive and even reproduce.
Bacteria can become antibiotic resistant for many reasons. Careful use of antibiotics can help reduce the chance of bacteria becoming resistant to them.
When your doctor prescribes you a course of antibiotic treatment, it is intended for the treatment of your current illness only. Take note of the following recommendations and this will help prevent the emergence of resistant bacteria that can stop the antibiotic.
1. It is very important that you take the right dose of antibiotic at the right time and number of days. Read the package leaflet and contact your doctor or pharmacist if you need advice.
2. Do not take an antibiotic unless it is prescribed for you personally. Use it only to treat the infection you have been prescribed.
3. Do not take an antibiotic prescribed to another person, even if he or she has an infection similar to yours.
4. Do not give the antibiotic prescribed to you to other people.
5. If, after completing the course of treatment as prescribed by your doctor, you are left with an unused antibiotic, return it to the pharmacy for proper disposal.