Jamp Oseltamivir capsule
This product is manufactured by Jamp Pharma Corporation using the ingredient amoxicillin.
This product is taken orally.
Why is it prescribed?
Amoxicillin is used to treat infections caused by susceptible types of bacteria. This material will be limited to the treatment of infections of the respiratory tract (e.g. pneumonia, bronchitis, tonsilitis) and the middle ear.
- Use exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
- Treatment should begin no more than 2 days after flu symptoms (e.g. sudden onset of fever, headache, tiredness, muscle weakness, runny or stuffy nose, sore throat and cough) have started to appear.
- Prevention should begin within 2 days after coming into contact with someone with flu symptoms.
- Take with food to reduce stomach upset.
- You must complete the entire treatment. If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as possible. Do not take double the amount if you miss one dose.
- Keep in the original labeled container at room temperature (15 to 30 degrees centigrade) and keep in a dry place.
Other products that have the same ingredient as Jamp Oseltamivir capsule are •Apo-Amoxi capsules •Apo-Amoxi Clav tablets •Apo-Amoxi suspension •Auro-Amoxicillin capsules •Auro-Amoxicillin suspension •Auro-Amoxiclav tablets •Clavulin® suspension •Clavulin® tablets •Jamp Amoxi Clav tablet •Jamp-Amoxicillin capsule •PMS-Amoxicillin capsules •PRO-Amox capsules •Sandoz Amoxi-clav tablets •Sanis-Amoxicillin capsules •Sanis-Amoxicillin sugar reduced suspension •Sanis-Amoxicillin Suspension •Siv-amoxicillin capsules •Siv-amoxicillin suspension •Teva-amoxicillin capsules •Teva-amoxicillin chewable tablets •Teva-amoxicillin sugar-reduced suspension •Teva-amoxicillin suspension •
See other products used in the treatment of •asthma •bronchitis •bronchospasm associated with COPD •chronic bronchitis (COPD) •COPD •emphysema (COPD) •middle ear infections •pharyngitis •pneumonia •respiratory tract infections •sinus infections •sinusitis •tonsilitis •upper respiratory tract infections •
Treatment of Influenza:
Adults and adolescents 13 years and older
- 75 mg twice daily (in the morning and evening) for 5 days.
Children ages 1 to 12 years - Dosage is based on weight:
- ≤15 kg - 30 mg twice daily
- >15 kg to 23 kg - 45 mg twice daily
- >23 kg to 40 kg - 60 mg twice daily
- >40 kg - 75 mg twice daily
Prevention of Influenza:
Adults and adolescents over 13 years of age:
- 75mg once daily for 10 to 14 days
Children 1 to 12 years of age - Dosage is based on weight and duration is 10-14 days
- ≤15 kg - 30 mg once daily
- > 15 kg to 23 kg - 45 mg once daily
- > 23 kg to 40 kg - 60 mg once daily
- > 40 kg - 75mg once daily
Amoxicillin is an antibiotic medication that kills various bacteria. It works by inhibiting the synthesis of one of the building blocks needed for the bacteria to make its cell wall. This results in a cell wall that is defective and more likely to rupture. The effectiveness of amoxicillin depends on factors such as dose, concentration in the blood as well as other body fluids and tissue, and susceptibility of the organism. Amoxicillin will only kill certain types of bacteria sensitive to its antibiotic action. Infections caused by bacteria that are not sensitive to amoxicillin will not show improvement after taking this medication.
Along with its needed effects, amoxicillin may cause some unwanted or undesirable effects. Generally, amoxicillin is well tolerated and many people will not experience unwanted effects. The frequency and severity of these effects is dependant on many factors including dose, duration of therapy and individual susceptibility. Possible unwanted effects include:
- allergy (e.g. hives, itching, rash, difficulty breathing)
- stomach upset
- appetite loss
- inflammation of the tongue
- bloody diarrhea
- pseudomembranous colitis (inflammation of the colon caused by the overgrowth and toxic production of certain bacteria, causing diarrhea)
- sore mouth and tongue
- black hairy tongue
Allergic reactions can occur with amoxicillin use. People with a history of allergy, asthma, hay fever or hives seem to be more susceptible to these reactions. The reaction can be immediate and severe. Allergic symptoms include wheezing, hives, itching, swelling, spasms in the throat and breathing tubes, joint and muscle pain, difficulty breathing, fever and skin rashes. Nausea and vomiting are not symptoms of an allergic reaction.
Amoxicillin is a semisynthetic penicillin. If you have an allergy to penicillin you should not take amoxicillin. Cephalosporins (e.g. cephalexin, cefaclor) are a distinct group of antibiotics related to penicillins. People allergic to cephalosporins may also be allergic to penicilins.
Taking the antibiotic repeatedly or for prolonged periods may result in bacterial or fungal overgrowth which can lead to a second infection. When this occurs, the amoxicillin may need to be stopped and another medication prescribed to treat the new infection.
Diarrhea often develops while taking amoxicillin. This is sometimes caused by an overgrowth of bacteria in the gut that are not killed by the antibiotic. In severe cases, this may be life threatening and would require treatment with other antibiotics. In mild cases, symptoms disappear shortly after the drug is discontinued.
Drug Interactions: It is important to tell your doctor and pharmacist of any prescription or over-the-counter medications you are taking. In some cases the dose of one or both drugs may need to be altered or another drug may be prescribed.
The following drugs or drug classes have been known to interact with amoxicillin:
- probenecid (e.g. Benemid®)
- erythromycin (e.g. Erythromid®)
- warfarin (e.g. Coumadin®)
Use is not recommended in the following situations:
- allergy to any penicillin.
Caution is recommended in the following situations:
- allergy to cephalosporins (e.g. cephalexin, cefaclor)
- kidney impairment
Use in pregnancy: Amoxicillin has been used in pregnant women without evidence of risk to the unborn baby. However, it should not be used during pregnancy unless clearly needed. Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you suspect you are pregnant.
Use while breast-feeding: Amoxicillin does appear in low concentrations in breastmilk. It is generally considered safe to use while breast-feeding however consult your doctor or pharmacist before you use this medication while breast-feeding.