Klox-D 500mg Capsule

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Composition for Klox-D 500mg Capsule

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₹6.0/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Klox-D Capsule

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Uses of Klox-D Capsule

Klox-D 500mg Capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Klox-D Capsule

Common

Nausea, Allergic reaction, Diarrhoea, Vomiting.

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How to use Klox-D 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. It is better to take Klox-D 500mg Capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Klox-D Capsule works

Klox-d 500mg capsule 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-D Capsule

Expert advice for Klox-D Capsule

  • Take dicloxacillin by mouth either 1 hour before or 2 hours after eating.
  • Mild diarrhea is common with the use of dicloxacillin however if stomach pain or cramps, severe diarrhea, or bloody stools occur call your doctor.
  • Birth control pills may not work as well when you are taking dicloxacillin; use a secondary birth control measure. Consult your doctor for the same. 
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Warnings
Special precautions for Klox-D 500mg Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Klox-D 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Klox-D 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.
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Driving
It is not known whether Klox-D 500mg Capsule alters the abil
ity to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
Klox-D 500mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Klox-D 500mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Dose adjustment is not recommended in patients with mild and moderate kidney disease.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Klox-D
500mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Klox-D 500mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Dicloxacillin

Q. Is dicloxacillin a penicillin, tetracycline or a broad spectrum antibiotic?
Dicloxacillin belongs to class of medicines called penicillin antibiotics. Dicloxacillin is not a tetracycline or a broad spectrum antibiotic
Q. Does it contain sulfa?
It does not contain sulfa
Q. Is dicloxacillin used to treat sexually transmitted disease, strep throat, and methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)?
Dicloxacillin can be used to treat strep throat. It is not approved to treat sexually transmitted diseases and is not active against MRSA
Q. Is dicloxacillin the same as amoxicillin?
Dicloxacillin and amoxicillin belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, dicloxacillin is resistant to beta-lactamase producing organism, while amoxicillin is susceptible to degradation by beta-lactamase producing organism
Q. Can I take dicloxacillin with Tylenol, Advil, Benadryl, and Tums?
Dicloxacillin can be taken with Tylenol, Benadryl and Tums. Dicloxacillin when taken with Advil (ibuprofen) may increase the effects of either dicloxacillin or ibuprofen
Q. Does dicloxacillin decrease milk supply?
Generally, dicloxacillin does not decrease milk secretion
Q. Does dicloxacillin cause heartburn?
It may cause heartburn.
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