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Plox 250 mg/250 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Plox Injection

Plox Injection side effects

Common
  • Allergic reaction
  • Rash
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Plox Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Plox Injection works

Plox 250 mg/250 mg Injection is a combination of two antibiotics: Ampicillin and Cloxacillin. These antibiotics work by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Plox Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Plox 250 mg/250 mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Plox 250 mg/250 mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Plox 250 mg/250 mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Plox 250 mg/250 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Plox 250 mg/250 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advised while taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Plox 250 mg/250 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Plox 250 mg/250 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advised while taking this medicine.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat bacterial infections.
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Plox 250 mg/250 mg Injection may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Stop taking Plox 250 mg/250 mg Injection and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Plox

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Kya fever main cefixime 50 mg dry syrup de sakte haiKitna ml dena hota hai
Dr. Amit Modi
Child Specialist
Hello, Cefixime is a third generation cephalosporin, an antibiotic used in specific bacterial infections. For fever you must use antipyretics like paracetamol to decrease the temperature. Antibiotic is only to be started if bacterial infection is suspected. Do visit a pediatrician for clinical examination of your child.
I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Infertility
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 Plox takes to work?

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

Q. Can I stop taking Plox when I feel better?

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

Q. What is Plox used for?

Plox is used to treat patients with bacterial infections. It is a semi-synthetic derivative of the drug penicillin. It is used to treat urinary tract and respiratory tract infections, meningitis, gonorrhea and infections of the stomach or intestine.

Q. Which medicines should be avoided while taking Plox?

Plox should be avoided with methotrexate which is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis and some forms of cancer. This is because combining the two medications can cause some serious side effects.

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References
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  2. Drugs.com. Cloxacillin capsules. [Accessed 04 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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