ALCYCLIN 250 MG CAPSULE


Overview

Uses of Alcyclin Capsule

ALCYCLIN 250 MG CAPSULE is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Alcyclin Capsule side effects

Common
  • Photosensitivity
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea

How to use Alcyclin Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. ALCYCLIN 250 MG CAPSULE is to be taken empty stomach.

How Alcyclin Capsule works

ALCYCLIN 250 MG CAPSULE is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Alcyclin Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with ALCYCLIN 250 MG CAPSULE.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
ALCYCLIN 250 MG CAPSULE is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
ALCYCLIN 250 MG CAPSULE is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Use of ALCYCLIN 250 MG CAPSULE is not harmful in short-term because milk levels are low. Prolonged or repeated use may cause staining of babies dental enamel or bone deposition of ALCYCLIN 250 MG CAPSULE.
Driving
SAFE
ALCYCLIN 250 MG CAPSULE does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
ALCYCLIN 250 MG CAPSULE should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of ALCYCLIN 250 MG CAPSULE may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of ALCYCLIN 250 MG CAPSULE is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
ALCYCLIN 250 MG CAPSULE should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of ALCYCLIN 250 MG CAPSULE may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed ALCYCLIN 250 MG CAPSULE to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Discontinue ALCYCLIN 250 MG CAPSULE and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Alcyclin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Bentoform
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun, Epikon
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin, Notian
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adrovit Z
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Regel, Limafate, Crasia
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Methosis, Metrex
MODERATE
Brand(s): Dindevan
MODERATE
Brand(s): Carz, Antep, C Lep
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Alcyclin

Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
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FAQs

Q. Can I drink milk while taking Alcyclin?
No, you should avoid using milk and milk products while taking Alcyclin. Consuming dairy products along with Alcyclin can decrease its absorption from the stomach, which may lead to inadequate affect of this medicine.
Q. How long after taking Alcyclin can I eat?
It is best to wait for 2 hours after consuming Alcyclin. Consuming food along with Alcyclin may decrease its absorption from the stomach.
Q. Can I take Alcyclin with food if its causing stomach upset?
Yes, you can take Alcyclin with food if its causing you stomach upset. However, avoid consuming milk and milk products 1 hr before and 2 hr after taking this medicine.
Q. How long does Alcyclin takes to work?
Usually, Alcyclin starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.
Q. Can the use of Alcyclin cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Alcyclin can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.
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