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Clinsof 300mg Capsule

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Clinsof 300mg Capsule is an antibiotic medicine that fights bacteria and is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. It is effective in infections of the lungs (eg. pneumonia), throat, stomach, skin and soft tissues, bones and joints, and teeth.

Clinsof 300mg Capsule works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This helps to improve your symptoms and cure the underlying infection. It may be taken with or without food, but it should be used regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you to remember to take it. Your doctor will decide the correct dose for you. 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.

The most common side effects of this medicine include stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. These are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or do not go away.

Before using it, you should tell your doctor if you have any liver or kidney problems, if you have any problems with your bowels (intestines) or if you have ever had bloody diarrhea caused by taking antibiotics. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before using it.

Uses of Clinsof Capsule

Benefits of Clinsof Capsule

In Bacterial infections

Clinsof 300mg Capsule is a versatile antibiotic medicine that works by stopping the growth of bacteria in your body. This medicine is used to treat many different types of infections such as those of lungs (pneumonia), stomach, skin & soft tissues, bones & joints, blood, and heart.

This medicine usually makes you feel better within a few days, but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.

Side effects of Clinsof Capsule

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Clinsof

  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea

How to use Clinsof Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Clinsof 300mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Clinsof Capsule works

Clinsof 300mg Capsule 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Clinsof 300mg Capsule does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Clinsof 300mg Capsule 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Clinsof 300mg Capsule 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
Clinsof 300mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Clinsof 300mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Clinsof 300mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Clinsof 300mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Clinsof 300mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Clinsof Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Clinsof 300mg Capsule, 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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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Clinsof 300mg 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.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before you start treatment with this antibiotic.
  • Stop taking Clinsof 300mg Capsule and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Lincomycin
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. How long does Clinsof 300mg Capsule take to work?

Usually, Clinsof 300mg Capsule 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 Clinsof 300mg Capsule cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Clinsof 300mg Capsule 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. Is Clinsof 300mg Capsule effective?

Clinsof 300mg Capsule is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Clinsof 300mg Capsule too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Clinsof 300mg Capsule?

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. Is Clinsof 300mg Capsule safe?

Clinsof 300mg Capsule is generally safe to use. However, you should take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It may cause some side effects that are temporary and usually resolve on their own. Your doctor will tell you ways to cope up with them.

Q. Can I stop taking Clinsof 300mg Capsule when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Clinsof 300mg Capsule and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Does Clinsof 300mg Capsule treat acne scars?

Clinsof 300mg Capsule can prevent the formation of new scars by preventing formation of new acne, but will not be useful for the scars already formed

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No. 10, 2nd Cross, Maravaneri, Salem - 636007, Tamil Nadu.
Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: February, 2021

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