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Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet

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Your child’s medicine at a glance

Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet is an antibiotic medicine that is effective against a multitude of bacterial infections affecting ears, nose, sinus, tonsils, throat, lungs, heart, skin, and bones. It may also be effective in treating infections that are caused by resistant bacteria.

Give Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet either with or without food but it is best to give it with food if it upsets your child’s stomach. It is generally given three times a day. Stick to the dose, time, and way prescribed by the doctor as these depend on the severity of the infection, its type, and your child’s body weight and age. If your child vomits within 30 minutes of taking the medicine, repeat the dose when your child feels better. However, do not double the dose if it is the time for the next dose.

Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet can cause some minor and temporary side effects such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and mild skin rash. These side effects almost always go away on their own. But, in case these side effects persist or become bothersome for your child, report to the doctor without a delay.

Tell your child’s doctor if your child has had any previous episodes of allergy, heart problem, blood disorder, birth defects, airway obstruction, lung anomaly, gastrointestinal problem, skin disorder, and kidney malfunction. Knowledge of your child’s medical history will help the dose make dose alterations and plan your child’s overall treatment.

Uses of Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet in children

Benefits of Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet for your child

In Treatment of Bacterial infections

Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet is a medicine given to children for the treatment of a wide range of bacterial infections, especially the ones which are suspected to be caused due to resistant bacteria. These infections may include otitis media (ear infection), rhinosinusitis (sinus infection), tonsillitis (infection of tonsils), dental abscess (tooth infection), pneumonia (lung infection), cellulitis (skin infection), and urinary tract infection. Usually, children start to feel better within 2-3 days of regular dosing. Make sure to finish the recommended course of the medicine as stopping the medicine abruptly may lead to ineffective treatment or may even worsen your child’s condition.

Side effects of Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet in children

Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet does not pose serious side effects and is well-tolerated by children. In case the side effects do occur, they’re likely to subside once the body adapts to the medicine. Consult your child’s doctor if these side effects persist or bother your child. The most common side effects include-

Common side effects of Kokkolin

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Headache
  • Allergy

How can I give Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet to my child?

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. Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Kokkolin Tablet works

Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet contains two active ingredients: Amoxycillin and Dicloxacillin. Amoxycillin works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is essential for the survival of the bacteria. Dicloxacillin increases the efficiency of this medicine and helps in treating the infections caused by resistant bacteria. Together, the medicines not only kill the infection-causing bacteria but also arrest the spread of the infection.

Safety advice

Kidney
CAUTION
Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet is recommended.

What if I forget to give Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet to my child?

Unless your child’s doctor has advised a specific regime for your child, you can give the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for the next dose. Do not give a double dose to catch up and follow the prescribed dosing schedule.

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Quick tips

  • Complete the entire course of antibiotics without stopping the medicine in-between. Sudden withdrawal may cause the bacteria to multiply again, become resistant, or cause another infection.
  • Make sure your child drinks plenty of water if diarrhea occurs as a side effect.
  • Conditions like common cold and flu are caused by viruses. Never use this medicine for such conditions.
  • Give Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet to your child only for their current infection. Avoid storing the medicine for future use as it is impossible to judge whether the same medicine would work for any future illnesses.
  • Stop this medicine and immediately report to your child’s doctor in case your child develops an itchy rash, facial swelling, or breathing difficulties while taking this medicine.

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FAQs

Q. Is it safe to give Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet to children suffering from jaundice?

It is advised not to give Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet to children if they have jaundice. The reason being, Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet contains an active ingredient called cloxacillin which can aggravate the symptoms of jaundice in your child.

Q. Is Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet safe for children suffering from infectious mononucleosis?

No, it is not advised to give Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet if your child is suffering from infectious mononucleosis or even leukemia as Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet can lead to the development of skin rashes.

Q. Can I give Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet to my child repeatedly for a long time?

Giving your child Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet for a long term can cause fungal infection (oral thrush) in the mouth and severe gastrointestinal infections (superinfections). Moreover, irregular treatment, repeated use, and misuse of Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet can make the bacteria resistant. Therefore, do not alter the dose and duration on your own and give Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet to your child exactly as prescribed.

Q. Are there any possible serious side effects of Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet?

Although rare, Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet may cause some serious side effects such as skin rash, allergy, superinfection, bleeding problems, seizures, and blood cell abnormalities. In case your child develops any of these symptoms, consult the doctor at the earliest.

Q. Can other medicines be given at the same time as Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet?

Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet can sometimes interact with other medicines or substances. Tell your doctor about any other medicines your child is taking before starting Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet. Also, check with your child’s doctor before giving any medicine to your child.

Q. Can I get my child vaccinated while on treatment with Kokkolin Kid 125mg/125mg Tablet?

Antibiotics usually do not interfere with the ingredients in vaccines or cause a bad reaction in a child who has just been vaccinated. However, children taking antibiotics should not get vaccinated until they recover from the illness. As soon as your child feels better, the vaccine can be given.

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References

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