Side Effects and usage of Amoxycillin (500 mg) (LOCOST) Capsule
Side EffectsNausea, vomiting and diarrhoea.
Urticaria, skin rashes and serum sickness.
Rise in SGOT.
Anemia, thrombocytopenic purpura, eosinophilia, leukopenia and agranulocytosis.
IndicationsRespiratory, genito-urinary, skin and soft tissue, ENT infections due to susceptible strains of Gram negative organisms like H.
influenzae, E-coli, P.
mirabilis and N.
Gram positive organisms like streptococci (including streptococcus faecalis) D.
pneumoniae and non-penicillase producing staphylococci.
Contra IndicationsIndividuals with a history of an allergic reactions to the penicillins.
Contraindicated during pregnancy.
CautionPeriodic assessment of renal, hepatic and haematopoietic functions should be made during prolonged therapy.
In case of super added infections with mycotic or bacterial pathogens (usually Enteobacter, Pseudomonas or Candida) the drug should be discontinued.
CostThe cost of the drug per 1 Capsule is Rs.8.2 in India as of date.
FormulationAmoxycillin (500 mg) (LOCOST) Capsule mainly contains the generic formulation called as Amoxycillin- 500 mg.
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