Medicine Overview of Elox Tablet
Elox 200mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
It is also used in infections of urinary tract, tonsils, sinus, nose, throat, female genital organ, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.
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. Elox 200mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Elox 200mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.
In Depth Information on Elox Tablet
Your doctor has prescribed Elox to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
Discontinue Elox 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.
Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
Elox Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Elox 200mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Elox 200mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Elox 200mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Elox 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Elox 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Elox 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Elox 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Elox 200mg 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.
Frequently asked questions about Elox Tablet
Elox is used to treat bacterial infections of the kidneys or bladder (urinary tract), chest or lungs, male or female sex organs (genital tract) which include gonorrhea, a sexually transmitted infection that can affect both men and women, and skin and soft tissue infections.
Elox is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and it works by killing the bacteria (bactericidal) that cause infections.
Elox is an antibiotic and it belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones.
Elox is bactericidal (kills bacteria) and shows antibacterial activity against wide range of both gram negative and gram positive micro-organisms.
Elox is not a penicillin. Elox belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Elox is not a pain killer. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.
Elox is not a sulfa drug. Elox belongs to the group of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Elox does not contain sulfa. Elox belongs to a group of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Elox does not affect birth control. No interactions have been seen when Elox is used with contraceptive pills. However, always talk to your doctor if you are asked to take any medicines when you are also taking birth control pills.
Elox does not contain penicillin. Elox belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Elox is active against chlamydia and can be used for treating the chlamydia infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Yes, Elox does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Q. Can I take Elox with paracetamol?
Elox can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Elox with ibuprofen?
Elox when taken with Ibuprofen, can increase the risk of some side effects. There are a few reports of seizures or fits when these ibuprofen has been taken with Elox. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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