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Lynx 250 Capsule

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
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Introduction

Lynx 250 Capsule is an antibiotic medicine that fights bacteria and is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. It is effective in infections of the lungs (eg. pneumonia), throat, stomach, skin and soft tissues, bones and joints, and teeth.

Lynx 250 Capsule works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This helps to improve your symptoms and cure the underlying infection. It should be taken on an empty stomach. Taking it at the same time every day will help you to remember to take it. Your doctor will decide the correct dose for you. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

The most common side effects of this medicine include stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. These are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or do not go away.

Before using it, you should tell your doctor if you have any liver or kidney problems, if you have any problems with your bowels (intestines) or if you have ever had bloody diarrhea caused by taking antibiotics. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before using it.

Uses of Lynx Capsule

Benefits of Lynx Capsule

In Bacterial infections

Lynx 250 Capsule is a versatile antibiotic medicine that works by stopping the growth of bacteria in your body. This medicine is used to treat many different types of infections such as those of lungs (pneumonia), stomach, skin & soft tissues, bones & joints, teeth, and throat.

This medicine usually makes you feel better within a few days, but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.

Side effects of Lynx Capsule

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Lynx

  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Lynx Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Lynx 250 Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

How Lynx Capsule works

Lynx 250 Capsule is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Lynx 250 Capsule does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Lynx 250 Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Lynx 250 Capsule is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
There may be a possibility of diarrhea or rash in the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Lynx 250 Capsule alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lynx 250 Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lynx 250 Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Lynx 250 Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lynx 250 Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver function tests are advisable if you have to take this medicine for a long time.

What if you forget to take Lynx Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Lynx 250 Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Lynx 250 Capsule to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it 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.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before you start treatment with this antibiotic.
  • Stop taking Lynx 250 Capsule and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Lincosamide antibiotics
Habit Forming
No

Patient Concerns

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Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
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Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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FAQs

Q. How long does Lynx 250 Capsule take to work?

Usually, Lynx 250 Capsule starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Lynx 250 Capsule?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Is Lynx 250 Capsule effective?

Lynx 250 Capsule is generally safe to use. However, you should take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It may cause some side effects that are temporary and usually resolve on their own. Your doctor will tell you ways to cope up with them.Lynx 250 Capsule is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Lynx 250 Capsule too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. Can I stop taking Lynx 250 Capsule when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Lynx 250 Capsule and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Can the use of Lynx 250 Capsule cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Lynx 250 Capsule can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Is Lynx 250 Capsule safe?

Lynx 250 Capsule is generally safe to use. However, you should take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It may cause some side effects that are temporary and usually resolve on their own. Your doctor will tell you ways to cope up with them.

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