AMCLOX CAPSULE

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10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of AMCLOX CAPSULE

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Uses of Ampicillin

Ampicillin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Ampicillin

Common

Rash.

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How to use Ampicillin

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. It is better to take Amclox capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How AMCLOX CAPSULE works

Ampicillin is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.
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Uses of Dicloxacillin

Dicloxacillin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Dicloxacillin

Common

Nausea, Allergic reaction, Diarrhoea, Vomiting.

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How to use Dicloxacillin

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. It is better to take Amclox capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How AMCLOX CAPSULE works

Dicloxacillin is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

In Depth Information on AMCLOX CAPSULE

Expert advice for Ampicillin

  • Do not take ampicillin with food or milk.
  • Do not start or continue the ampicillin suspension/capsule and consult your doctor if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to ampicillin, penicillin, cephalosporin, any other antibiotic of this class or any other ingredient of suspension/capsule.
  • Do not start or continue the ampicillin suspension/capsule and consult your doctor if you suffer from liver problems ar diabetes.

Expert advice for Dicloxacillin

  • Take dicloxacillin by mouth either 1 hour before or 2 hours after eating.
  • Mild diarrhea is common with the use of dicloxacillin however if stomach pain or cramps, severe diarrhea, or bloody stools occur call your doctor.
  • Birth control pills may not work as well when you are taking dicloxacillin; use a secondary birth control measure. Consult your doctor for the same. 
Warnings
Special precautions for AMCLOX CAPSULE
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Amclox capsule is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Amclox capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for AMCLOX CAPSULE

Frequently asked questions for Ampicillin

Q. Is ampicillin and amoxicillin the same?
Ampicillin and amoxicillin belongs to the same group of penicillin antibiotics, but differ slightly in their uses
Q. Is ampicillin light-sensitive?
Yes, ampicillin is light sensitive it should be kept away from sunlight
Q. Does ampicillin cover anaerobes, listeria?
Ampicillin is used for infections caused by anaerobes and listeria. It is not typically used to treat chlamydia
Q. Is ampicillin/Megapen a prodrug?
No, ampicillin is not a prodrug
Q. Is ampicillin a cephalosporin?
Ampicillin is not a cephalosporin
Q. Can I take ampicillin for strep throat, tooth infection, sore throat, chlamydial and bacterial vaginitis?
Ampicillin can be used to treat strep throat, tooth infection, sore throat, bacterial vaginitis
Q. Can I take ampicillin with Advil (ibuprofen), Tylenol (paracetamol) and Benadryl?
Ampicillin can be taken with paracetamol and Benadryl. Ampicillin when taken with ibuprofen may increase the effects of either drug.
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Frequently asked questions for Dicloxacillin

Q. Is dicloxacillin a penicillin, tetracycline or a broad spectrum antibiotic?
Dicloxacillin belongs to class of medicines called penicillin antibiotics. Dicloxacillin is not a tetracycline or a broad spectrum antibiotic
Q. Does it contain sulfa?
It does not contain sulfa
Q. Is dicloxacillin used to treat sexually transmitted disease, strep throat, and methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)?
Dicloxacillin can be used to treat strep throat. It is not approved to treat sexually transmitted diseases and is not active against MRSA
Q. Is dicloxacillin the same as amoxicillin?
Dicloxacillin and amoxicillin belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, dicloxacillin is resistant to beta-lactamase producing organism, while amoxicillin is susceptible to degradation by beta-lactamase producing organism
Q. Can I take dicloxacillin with Tylenol, Advil, Benadryl, and Tums?
Dicloxacillin can be taken with Tylenol, Benadryl and Tums. Dicloxacillin when taken with Advil (ibuprofen) may increase the effects of either dicloxacillin or ibuprofen
Q. Does dicloxacillin decrease milk supply?
Generally, dicloxacillin does not decrease milk secretion
Q. Does dicloxacillin cause heartburn?
It may cause heartburn.
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