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General Information on Amoxicillin and Carbocisteine

Generic Name : Amoxicillin and Carbocisteine

Latest prescription information about Amoxicillin and Carbocisteine. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y40.0 | Therapeutic Classification : Antibiotics

Trade Names/Brand Names of Amoxicillin and Carbocisteine

India- Carbomox Cap, Carbomox Dispertab, Carlymox Cap, Carmox Cap, Cidoresp Cap, Cismox Cap, Cismox Kid-Tab, Cystamox Cap, Moxycarb Cap, Moxycarb Dispertab, Mucobron Cap, Muconal Cap, Muconal-250 Cap.

Why is Amoxicillin and Carbocisteine Prescribed? (Indications)

This combination medication contains penicillin antibiotic and mucolytic agent. It is prescribed for upper and lower respiratory tract infections associated with excessive mucus. 

When should Amoxicillin and Carbocisteine not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with history of penicillin allergy and pregnancy.

What is the dosage of Amoxicillin and Carbocisteine?

Adult: PO- Per cap contains amoxicillin 250/500 mg and carbocisteine 150 mg: 1-2 capsules 3 times per day.

How should Amoxicillin and Carbocisteine be taken?

It comes as a tablet, capsule or syrup to take by mouth with or without food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Amoxicillin and Carbocisteine?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of peptic ulcer, severe kidney impairment, infectious mononucleosis (kissing disease) and lactation.

It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

What are the side effects of Amoxicillin and Carbocisteine?

   Central Nervous System : Headache and dizziness.
   Gastrointestinal : Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, GI discomfort/ bleeding and black hairy tongue.
   Skin : Rash, hives and severe allergic reactions.
   Blood : Anemia.

What are the other precautions for Amoxicillin and Carbocisteine?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Amoxicillin and Carbocisteine?

Store it at room temperature.

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what would be the conversion factory to be used for making a 500 mg capsules

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