Medicine Overview of Klox Capsule
Side Effects of Klox are Rash, Vomiting, Allergic reaction, Nausea, Diarrhoea.
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. KLOX 250MG CAPSULE is to be taken empty stomach.
KLOX 250MG CAPSULE is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is needed for them to survive.
In Depth Information on Klox 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 KLOX 250MG CAPSULE and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
Klox Capsule related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
KLOX 250MG 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.
KLOX 250MG CAPSULE is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
KLOX 250MG CAPSULE does not usually affect your ability to drive.
KLOX 250MG CAPSULE should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of KLOX 250MG CAPSULE may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advised while taking this medicine.
KLOX 250MG CAPSULE should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of KLOX 250MG CAPSULE may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advised while taking this medicine.
Frequently asked questions about Klox Capsule
Q. Is cloxacillin a penicillin/antibiotic?
Cloxacillin belongs to a class of medication called penicillin antibiotics. It does not contain penicillin but is structurally similar to it. It is is used to treat bacterial infections in the body affecting the ear, nose, throat, lungs (pneumonia), skin and skin structure infections, urinary bladder infection (cystitis), infection of the valves of the heart, bone infections, especially those caused by the resistant staphylococcus bacteria
It is also used to treat leprosy and lepra-reaction seen in leprosy, and to prevent infection during surgery
Q. Is cloxacillin the same as amoxicillin?
Cloxacillin is not the same as amoxicillin, but they belong to the same class of medication called penicillin antibiotics
Q. Is Klox used for treating tonsillitis/ boils/acne/chlamydia/streptococcus infections?
Klox is not commonly used to treat tonsillitis/boils/acne/chlamydia. It may be used to treat streptococcus infections but is more commonly used for staphylococcus infections
Q. Does Klox cause weight gain or sleepiness?
These are no studies showing any relation between weight gain, sleepiness and Klox use
Q. Does it affect menstruation?
It is not known to affect menstruation
Q. Can I take Advil (ibuprofen)/ Tylenol (paracetamol) with Klox?
There are no known interactions between Klox and Advil (ibuprofen)/ Tylenol (paracetamol). But doctor's advice should be followed about taking both the medications together
Q. Is Klox safe for G6PD?
Yes, Klox can be safely used in patients who have deficiency of the enzyme glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD)
Klox has an expiry date, beyond which it should not be consumed. Please refer to the pack or package insert for the expiry date.
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