Cadoxy 100mg Capsule

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Composition for Cadoxy 100mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Cadoxy Capsule

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Uses of Cadoxy Capsule

Cadoxy 100mg Capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Cadoxy Capsule

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Cadoxy 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. It is better to take Cadoxy 100mg Capsule empty stomach.
Avoid Cadoxy 100mg Capsule with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Cadoxy Capsule works

Cadoxy 100mg capsule is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Cadoxy Capsule

Expert advice for Cadoxy Capsule

  • Your doctor has prescribed Cadoxy to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Take Cadoxy with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach and acid reflux.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Do not take calcium, antacids or iron at least 2 hours before or 6 hours after taking Cadoxy.
  • Discontinue Cadoxy 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Cadoxy 100mg Capsule
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cadoxy 100mg 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.
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Lactation
Cadoxy 100mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Cadoxy 100mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Visual disturbances such as blurring of vision may occur during treatment with doxycycline.
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Kidney
SAFE
Cadoxy 100mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Cadoxy 100mg Capsule is recommended.

However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Cadoxy 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cadoxy 100mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Sucramal Suspension, Gardenal 30mg Tablet, Sufrate O Suspension
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Cadoxy 100mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Doxycycline

Q. Is Doxicip 100/Doxt s/doxycycline a steroid, a macrolide or a penicillin?
Doxycycline belongs to class of medications called tetracycline antibiotics. Doxycycline is not a steroid, does not belong to penicillin family and is not a macrolide antibiotic
If used for approved indication in appropriate doses, Cadoxy is relatively safe. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Cadoxy is not used to treat viral infection such as common cold and flu. Cadoxy can be used to treat sore throat, boils, strep infection, ear infection
It is used for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection. Always consult your doctor before use
Q. Can I take doxycycline with ibuprofen, prednisone, Nyquil, azithromycin, antihistaminic or Tylenol?
Doxycycline may be taken with ibuprofen, prednisone, Nyquil, azithromycin, antihistaminic or Tylenol. However, consult your doctor before use it together, for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice
Cadoxy helps in preventing the formation of new acne scars, but may not work for the scars which have already formed
Cadoxy may cause weight gain, tiredness and headache. These effects may vary with the individual taking the medicine.
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