Emdox 100mg Tablet DT

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Introduction

Emdox 100mg Tablet DT is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in some infections of the lungs, urinary tract, eyes, and others. It kills bacteria, which helps to improve your symptoms and cure the infection. It may also be used for the treatment of severe acne.

Emdox 100mg Tablet DT is best taken either 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal. You should take it 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. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for, but you should always complete a full course of this antibiotic as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it until you have finished, even when you feel better. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive and the infection may come back.

Commonly seen side effects seen with this medicine include vomiting, nausea, and diarrhea. These are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if you find these side effects bother or worry you.

Inform your doctor if you have any previous history of allergy to any antibiotic before taking this medicine. You should also let your doctor know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using it. It may blur your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Uses of Emdox Tablet DT

Benefits of Emdox Tablet DT

In Treatment of Bacterial infections

Emdox 100mg Tablet DT is a versatile antibiotic medicine which can be used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria. These include infections of the blood, brain, lungs, bones, joints, urinary tract, stomach and intestines. It can also be used to treat sexually transmitted diseases. It stops the growth of the bacteria causing the infection and clears the infection. Take it for as long as prescribed by the doctor and avoid skipping doses. This will make sure that all bacteria are killed and they do not become resistant.

In Treatment of Acne

Emdox 100mg Tablet DT treats acne, commonly called pimples. It kills the acne-causing bacteria and prevents spots or pimples from appearing. It usually takes a few weeks to have a noticeable effect so keep using it even if it appears not to be working. Sometimes acne may get worse before it gets better, however, with proper use, your skin will get clearer. The earlier you start taking it, the less likely you are to get scars. This medicine will help improve your mood and uplift your confidence as your skin becomes acne free.

Side effects of Emdox Tablet DT

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 Emdox

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Emdox Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Emdox 100mg Tablet DT is to be taken empty stomach.
Avoid Emdox 100mg Tablet DT with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Emdox Tablet DT works

Emdox 100mg Tablet DT is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Emdox 100mg Tablet DT.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Emdox 100mg Tablet DT is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Emdox 100mg Tablet DT is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Emdox 100mg Tablet DT may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Visual disturbances such as blurring of vision may occur during treatment with doxycycline.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Emdox 100mg Tablet DT is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Emdox 100mg Tablet DT is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Emdox 100mg Tablet DT is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Emdox 100mg Tablet DT is recommended.

What if you forget to take Emdox Tablet DT?

If you miss a dose of Emdox 100mg Tablet DT, 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 Emdox 100mg Tablet DT to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Take it with food and plenty of water to avoid stomach upset. 
  • 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 while you are sitting or standing, to prevent any throat irritation. Do not lie down for at least 30 minutes after taking Emdox 100mg Tablet DT.
  • 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.
  • Avoid excessive sun exposure and use sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Tetracyclines
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Tetracyclines

Interaction with drugs

Taking Emdox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Tretoact, Acetroin, Psotretin
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Bentoform, Strotas
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Antep, C Lep, Ametol
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Milorgen
SERIOUS

Patient concerns

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FAQs

Q. Can I drink milk while taking Emdox 100mg Tablet DT?

No, you should avoid using milk and milk products while taking Emdox 100mg Tablet DT. Consuming dairy products along with Emdox 100mg Tablet DT can decrease its absorption from the stomach, which may lead to inadequate affect of this medicine.

Q. How long after taking Emdox 100mg Tablet DT can I eat?

It is best to wait for 2 hours after consuming Emdox 100mg Tablet DT. Consuming food along with Emdox 100mg Tablet DT may decrease its absorption from the stomach.

Q. Can I take Emdox 100mg Tablet DT with food if its causing stomach upset?

Yes, you can take Emdox 100mg Tablet DT with food if its causing you stomach upset. However, avoid consuming milk and milk products 1 hr before and 2 hr after taking this medicine.

Q. How long does Emdox 100mg Tablet DT takes to work?

Usually, Emdox 100mg Tablet DT 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 Emdox 100mg Tablet DT cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Emdox 100mg Tablet DT 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 diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Can Emdox 100mg Tablet DT be used in children?

According to the updated guidelines (2018) from American Academy of Pediatrics, Emdox 100mg Tablet DT can be used in children of all ages for less than 21 days.

Q. Does Emdox 100mg Tablet DT works in acne?

Yes, Emdox 100mg Tablet DT is one of the most commonly prescribed oral antibiotics, which is used in the treatment of acne. It reduces the number of bacteria that causes acne on the skin.

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