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Capcold Plus 500 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Capcold Plus Tablet

Capcold Plus 500 mg Tablet is an antibiotic used to treat various types of infections of the respiratory tract, ear, nose, throat, lungs, skin and eye in adults and children. It is also effective in typhoid fever and some sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhea.

Capcold Plus 500 mg Tablet is a broad-spectrum type of antibiotic effective in killing many types of gram-positive bacteria, some types of gram-negative bacteria and other microorganisms. This medicine is taken orally, preferably either one hour before or 2 hours after a meal. It should be used regularly at evenly spaced time intervals as prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

Inform your doctor if you have any previous history of allergy or heart problems before taking this medicine. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using this medicine. Commonly seen side effects seen with this medicine include diarrhea, nausea, pain in the abdomen and vomiting. These are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if you find these side effects bother or worry you.

Uses of Capcold Plus Tablet

Capcold Plus Tablet side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Capcold Plus Tablet

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. Capcold Plus 500 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Capcold Plus Tablet works

Capcold Plus 500 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.

Capcold Plus Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Capcold Plus 500 mg Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Capcold Plus 500 mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Capcold Plus 500 mg Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
There may be a possibility of diarrhea or rash in the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Capcold Plus 500 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Capcold Plus 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Capcold Plus 500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Capcold Plus 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Capcold Plus 500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Capcold Plus Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Capcold Plus 500 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Capcold Plus 500 mg Tablet to cure your infection and improve your 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.
  • Take it 1 hour before or two hours after food.
  • Do not take antacids 2 hours before or after taking Capcold Plus 500 mg Tablet.
  • 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.
  • Stop taking Capcold Plus 500 mg Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Capcold Plus with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
MODERATE
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
MODERATE
Brand(s): Cizonil
MINOR
Brand(s): Zipris
MINOR
Brand(s): Loxaris, Loxacon
MINOR
Brand(s): Stozen, Sulpigold
MINOR
Brand(s): Quitsun, Qutec
MINOR
Brand(s): Medipax
MINOR
Brand(s): Arifril
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Capcold Plus

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I'm past 16yrs to suffering with diabetic and B.P. intial stages doctors suggested for glucobay50mg and vitamin tablets and Zilos50mg for Bp.after three years again my sugar level not controlled so, medicines power increased same tablets. Again two years not controlled sugar levals. So, I have changed for diabetic specialist doctor.He recommended for prandial M.0.3 twice a day and methilda plus for vitamin and ZilosAMfor bp.After two years again doctor increased for insulin for Human mixed for M:30p.E:20.p.and tablets same as follows. After two years again my sugar levals not in my controlled. So,I'm changed medicine Homeopathy medicine but not in use.again Aurvethic and Ciddha,Herbal medicines.But no any use.Again I come to allopathic tablets for Glycomet Gp-1.And Insugin 30/70 for 50.pfor per day and TellybayAM for Bp.to continues till date.Now Governments sublimentory tablets announced for AYUSH 82 Now past 20days I have taking with allopathic tablets.Now my sugar levels 325 not reduced sugar levels without food .last year Urinary infections problems start so, Doctor recommend for Urimaxo.4mg one tablet for bed times. So,Please sir At any Have my sugar level should be controlled with your treatment.when will the treatment started please inform me. My Mobile number:09486539789.E.Mail:velu0033@gmail.com THANK YOU. I'M A.PALANIVEL.EX-Army from Salem.TamilNadu.
Dr. Ashwin Porwal
Diabetes Specialist
can you please clear me finally on which medicines you are and on what time you take them and in which dose you take themplus don't try these herbal or ayurvedic medicines they won't help at all
I m having acolate p plus for cold.
Dr. Vijay Verma
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
Visit ent specialist near you for proper examination as.it can be viral or bacterial infection
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FAQs

Q. Is Capcold Plus safe?

Capcold Plus is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. Is Capcold Plus an antibiotic?

Yes, Capcold Plus is an antibiotic. It belongs to a class of antibiotics known as macrolides. It can be used to treat bacterial sinusitis, tonsillitis, ear infections, pneumonia and many other if caused by micro-organisms sensitive to Capcold Plus. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.

Q. Can the use of Capcold Plus cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Capcold Plus 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 you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Capcold Plus takes to work?

Usually, Capcold Plus starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Capcold Plus?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Capcold Plus when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Capcold Plus and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Can the use of Capcold Plus cause infertility?

There is no firm evidence to suggest that the use of Capcold Plus will cause infertility in males or females.

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