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What is Generic for Alphamox* used for?

Generic for Alphamox* (Amoxicillin) is used to treat bacterial infections such as E. coli infection, pneumonia, gonorrhea, bladder infection, and ear infection. It belongs to a class of antibiotics called penicillins, which work by stopping the multiplication of bacteria. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Alphamox*?

The dosage of Generic for Alphamox* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.

Take Generic for Alphamox* by mouth with a glass of water. This medicine may be taken with food or on an empty stomach.

What if you miss a dose of Generic for Alphamox*?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Alphamox* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

What if you overdose on Generic for Alphamox*?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Alphamox*, seek medical attention immediately. Some of the overdose symptoms of this drug are diarrhea, confusion, severe skin rash, seizures, nausea, stomach cramps, and vomiting.

What other drugs could interact with Generic for Alphamox*?

It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Alphamox*.

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Alphamox*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Generic for Alphamox* can interact with oral contraceptives, certain antibiotics, and sulfa drugs.

Also, tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks containing caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the side effects of Generic for Alphamox*?

Like other medicines, Generic for Alphamox* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Alphamox* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Alphamox* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Alphamox* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Generic for Alphamox* can cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, headache, stomach pain, dizziness, diarrhea, insomnia, and anxiety. Some of the serious side effects of this drug are liver problems, hives, jaundice, fever, dark urine, seizures, and clay-colored stools. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Alphamox*.

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Alphamox*?

Is it possible for me to take Generic for Alphamox* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Alphamox*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Alphamox*?
How will Generic for Alphamox* work in my body?
How should Generic for Alphamox* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Alphamox* drug interactions and side effects?


The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Alphamox* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.

Before using Generic for Alphamox*, tell your doctor if you have a history of any type of allergy, liver or kidney diseases, asthma, and bleeding disorder. Also, inform your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment with this medicine.


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