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Empox 500mg/500mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Empox Injection

Empox Injection side effects

Common
  • Allergic reaction
  • Rash
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Empox Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Empox Injection works

Empox 500mg/500mg Injection is a combination of two antibiotics: Ampicillin and Cloxacillin. These antibiotics work by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Empox Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Empox 500mg/500mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Empox 500mg/500mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Empox 500mg/500mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Empox 500mg/500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Empox 500mg/500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advised while taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Empox 500mg/500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Empox 500mg/500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advised while taking this medicine.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat bacterial infections.
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Empox 500mg/500mg Injection may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Stop taking Empox 500mg/500mg Injection and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. How long does Empox takes to work?

Usually, Empox starts working soon after using it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. Can I stop taking Empox when I feel better?

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

Q. What is Empox used for?

Empox is used to treat patients with bacterial infections. It is a semi-synthetic derivative of the drug penicillin. It is used to treat urinary tract and respiratory tract infections, meningitis, gonorrhea and infections of the stomach or intestine.

Q. Which medicines should be avoided while taking Empox?

Empox should be avoided with methotrexate which is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis and some forms of cancer. This is because combining the two medications can cause some serious side effects.

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References
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