Medicine Overview of Klox Injection
Uses of Klox Injection
Klox 500mg Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
Side effects of Klox Injection
Nausea, Allergic reaction, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.
How to use Klox Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Klox Injection works
Klox 500mg injection is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.
In Depth Information on Klox Injection
Expert advice for Klox Injection
- It should not be taken by patients who are allergic to cloxacillin or any of the other penicillins or cephalosporin.
- Cloxacillin may decrease the effectiveness of birth control pills. Use a second method of birth control while taking cloxacillin to protect against pregnancy.
- Consult your doctor before taking cloxacillin, if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
- If you are on long-term treatment with cloxacillin, your kidney and liver function, and your blood cell count may have to be done regularly.
Special precautions for Klox 500mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Klox 500mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Klox 500mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactatio+more
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Klox 500mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Klox 50+more
0mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Frequently asked questions for Klox 500mg Injection
Frequently asked questions for Cloxacillin
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
Q. What does it treat?
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
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
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
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
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.