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Elclox Plus Capsule


Introduction

Elclox Plus Capsule is a combination medicine that is used to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the microorganisms to prevent their growth and further spread of the infection. It also prevents diarrhea which may occur as side effect of this medicine.

Elclox Plus Capsule is a prescription medicine. It is advised to take it as per the prescription. It can be taken with or without food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine.

Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion, etc. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. You must take adequate rest for a faster recovery, also take a healthy diet and drink plenty of water. Your doctor may ask for a few laboratory and diagnostic tests to know the effects of the medicine on your body.

Uses of Elclox Plus Capsule

Benefits of Elclox Plus Capsule

In Bacterial infections

Elclox Plus Capsule is a medicine that helps to kill the bacteria that cause different infections and treats your infection. It also contains beneficial bacteria that protect the inner layers of your stomach and intestines. This medicine can relieve frequent loose motions and also help you to stay well by preventing them from coming back. It usually makes you feel better within a few days, but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Elclox Plus 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 Elclox Plus

  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Allergic reaction
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhea

How to use Elclox Plus Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Elclox Plus Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Elclox Plus Capsule works

Elclox Plus Capsule is a combination of three medicines: Ampicillin, Cloxacillin, and Lactobacillus. Ampicillin and Cloxacillin are antibiotics which work by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering that is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Together, they eradicate your infection effectively. Lactobacillus is a live microorganism which restores the balance of good bacteria in the intestine that may get upset with antibiotic use or due to intestinal infections.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Elclox Plus Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Elclox Plus Capsule during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Elclox Plus Capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Elclox Plus Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Elclox Plus Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Elclox Plus Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advised while taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Elclox Plus Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Elclox Plus Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advised while taking this medicine.

What if you forget to take Elclox Plus Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Elclox Plus 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.

Alternate brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Elclox Plus Capsule
₹5.53/Capsule
Neclox L S Capsule
Nestor Pharmaceuticals
₹1.87/capsule
66% cheaper
Campilox LB Capsule
Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹1.94/capsule
65% cheaper
₹2.02/capsule
64% cheaper
₹2.92/capsule
47% cheaper
₹3.02/capsule
45% cheaper

Quick tips

  • Take your medication timely to maintain steady levels in your body.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Discontinue Elclox Plus Capsule and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • It is advisable to drink plenty of fluids and a healthy diet while taking the medicine.
  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how the medicine affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking medication as it may cause increased side effects.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Patient concerns

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Scar on face due to bacterial infections
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Dermatology
Pic is not clear, plz visit for proper opinion
I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
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Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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References

  1. Ampicillin trihydrate. Egham, Surrey: Chemidex Pharma Ltd.; 2005 [revised 21 Oct. 2015]. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Cloxacillin capsules. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Lactobacillus. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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