is an antibiotic used to treat infections normally caused by bacteria. Conditions like pneumonia
, other types of lung
and throat infections, several cases of skin infections, and urinary tract infections
find that Orelox is effective in stopping the growth of bacteria and preventing a severe condition. This medicine is a cephalosporin antibiotic not applicable for conditions caused by viral infections
Orelox is taken orally and comes in pill and liquid suspension forms that are administered twice a day for a period of 7 to 14 days. To be effective, a specific amount of the medication must be maintained in your body so it is important that you follow your doctor's prescription. Do not stop taking Orelox prematurely even if your symptoms have already improved. The bacteria might still be inside your body and can continue to wreak havoc. Also, do not continue taking Orelox beyond your doctor's prescription. If your condition does not improve after the required period of medication, go back to your doctor. They will know the cause of your body's responses to the medicine. If you missed a dose of Orelox, take it as soon as possible. If your realization comes too close to your next dose it is better to discard the missed dose than doubling your next dose. Taking Orelox below or above the required dose can be detrimental.
Before using Orelox, some precautions must be taken. This is to ensure that you are using the proper medication as each patient's condition is case sensitive. You cannot copy another person's prescription in the same way that you cannot share yours with others. Having a thorough consultation with a doctor is important before taking this medicine. Aside from determining your exact physical condition that may pose a need for an antibiotic, the doctor will also know whether an adjustment in dose is required or not. This is verified by going through your medical history. Any record of allergies
, prescription and over-the-counter medicaments you are currently taking, kidney
disease, colitis, and stomach
problems are causes for concern.
Pregnant and lactating women must also talk to their doctors before using Orelox. It may have serious effects to your unborn or newborn baby.
If you are scheduled for a forthcoming surgery, you must inform your doctor. Even if it is just a dental surgery, your doctor must know about it to prevent adverse reactions.
You must understand that some medicines or substances used to make the medicine may react to a lot of different factors another way. It is best that you take precautionary measures to prevent a problem from happening than repair a problem because it is already present.
While taking Orelox, you may experience irregularities in your stomach. Diarrhea
, and stomachache in mild episodes are normal side effects of taking the medication. If such symptoms persist or worsen, call your doctor immediately.
Orelox has the following structural formula:
• Molecular formula of orelox is C15H17N5O6S2
• Chemical IUPAC Name is (6R,7R)-7-[[(2Z)-2-(2-amino-1,3-thiazol-4-yl)-2-methoxyiminoacetyl]amino]- 3-(methoxymethyl)-8-oxo-5-thia-1-azabicyclo[4.2.0]oct-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid
• Molecular weight is 427.4554 g/mol
• Orelox available : 100mg tablets, 200mg tablets