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EMLOX 500MG CAPSULE

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for EMLOX 500MG CAPSULE

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Primary uses of EMLOX 500MG CAPSULE

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Medicine Overview of Emlox Capsule

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Uses of Emlox Capsule

EMLOX 500MG CAPSULE is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Emlox Capsule side effects

Common

Nausea, Allergic reaction, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Emlox Capsule

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. EMLOX 500MG CAPSULE may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Emlox Capsule works

EMLOX 500MG CAPSULE is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.

In Depth Information on Emlox Capsule

Expert advice for Emlox Capsule

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better. 
  • It is better to take 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 doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Discontinue Emlox and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
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Emlox Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Emlox Capsule
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with EMLOX 500MG CAPSULE.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
EMLOX 500MG CAPSULE is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
EMLOX 500MG CAPSULE is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
EMLOX 500MG CAPSULE can have side effects and the symptoms (such as allergic reactions, dizziness and convulsions) may make you unfit to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
EMLOX 500MG CAPSULE should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of EMLOX 500MG CAPSULE may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
EMLOX 500MG CAPSULE should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of EMLOX 500MG CAPSULE may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended while you are taking this medicine

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Emlox Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Amoxicillin

Emlox is active against aerobic (both gram-positive and gram-negative) bacteria and anaerobic bacterial infections like clostridium sp.
Emlox is a broad spectrum antibiotic. On long-term use, it may kill helpful bacteria in the body which keep the body’s fungal (yeast) population in check. So, this decrease in the number of helpful bacteria may lead to fungal (yeast) infections.
Emlox is only effective against bacterial infections, not viral infections. Consult a doctor before taking any antibiotics.
Emlox has not been reported to cause constipation. However, consult your doctor if you have constipation while taking Emlox as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Emlox has not been reported to cause a headache. However, consult your doctor if you have a headache while taking Emlox as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Emlox can be used in the treatment of fever only if it is associated with an infection which can be treated with it. Talk to a doctor for the right diagnosis of your condition before taking any antibiotics.
Emlox is effective in the treatment of skin and soft tissue infections like boils. However, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your infections.
Emlox can be used in the treatment of sorethroat only if it is associated with an infection which can be treated with it. Talk to a doctor for the right diagnosis of your condition before taking any antibiotics.
Emlox can be used in the treatment of bacterial vaginosis. However, talk to a doctor before taking any antibiotics for your condition.
Emlox is not useful for the treatment of flu. Consult a doctor for knowing the right medicines for its treatment.
Emlox can be used for the treatment of ear infection, however, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your infections.
Emlox can be used in the treatment of diverticulitis, however, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your condition.
Emlox is safe to use if taken at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by a doctor.
Emlox is safe to use in heart patients if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor. Always share your medical history with the doctor before taking any medicine.
Emlox can be used for the treatment of throat infections. However, it should be used when the cause of infection is diagnosed by the doctor and Emlox is recommended for its treatment.
Emlox is not a pain killer. It is an antibiotic.
Emlox is not a cephalosporin. It is an antibiotic which belongs to a class of drugs known as penicillins.
Emlox can be used for treating prostate infections caused by bacteria against which it is active. Consult a doctor for the right diagnosis of your infection and use antibiotics which are recommended.
Yes, Emlox can be used to treat urinary tract infection (UTI) if it is caused by the bacteria against which Emlox is active. Consult a doctor for the right diagnosis of your infection and use antibiotics which are recommended.
Emlox would be needed for the treatment of a cough only if it is associated with an infection. Talk to a doctor for the right diagnosis of your condition before taking any antibiotics.
No, Emlox has not been reported to cause drowsiness. In case you experience drowsiness while taking Emlox, please consult your doctor.
No, Emlox has not been reported to affect sperm. Please consult your doctor.
Emlox does not contain penicillin. However, it belongs to the same class of antibiotics.
Emlox can cause diarrhea as a common side effect. Please talk to your doctor in case you have this side effect as it could be due to the change in the normal bacteria of your gut and you may need to stop this medicine.
Q. Can I take Emlox with tramadol?
Emlox can be taken with tramadol. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Emlox with metronidazole?
Emlox can be taken with metronidazole. No drug-drug interactions have been clinically seen between the two. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Please consult your doctor before taking Emlox with any medicine for cold as these medicines have many components and the interaction with each component can be different.
Q. Can I take Emlox with metformin?
Yes, Emlox can be taken with metformin. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Emlox with loratadine?
Yes, Emlox can be taken with loratadine. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Emlox and aspirin increase levels of each other. Please consult your doctor before taking Emlox with aspirin at the same time.
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