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Syncocin 125mg/125mg Capsule

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Your child’s medicine at a glance

Syncocin 125mg/125mg Capsule contains two active antibiotics that are effective against a multitude of bacterial infections, including those of the ears, nose, sinus, tonsils, throat, lungs, heart, skin, and bones. It can also effectively treat infections caused by resistant bacteria.

Syncocin 125mg/125mg Capsule works best on an empty stomach, so try to give it to your child 30 minutes to 1 hour before they eat. However, 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.

Syncocin 125mg/125mg Capsule 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 episode 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 Syncocin 125mg/125mg Capsule in children

Benefits of Syncocin 125mg/125mg Capsule for your child

In Treatment of Bacterial infections

Syncocin 125mg/125mg Capsule 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. This medicine usually makes you feel better within a few days, but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Syncocin 125mg/125mg Capsule in children

Syncocin 125mg/125mg Capsule 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 Syncocin

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

How can I give Syncocin 125mg/125mg Capsule to my child?

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Syncocin 125mg/125mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

How Syncocin Capsule works

Syncocin 125mg/125mg Capsule contains two active ingredients: Ampicillin and Cloxacillin. Ampicillin works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is essential for the survival of the bacteria. At the same time, cloxacillin works toward increasing the efficiency of this medicine and helps in treating the infections caused by resistant bacteria. Together, these two medicines not only kill the infection-causing bacteria but also arrest the spread of the infection.

Safety advice

Syncocin 125mg/125mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Syncocin 125mg/125mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advised while taking this medicine.
Syncocin 125mg/125mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Syncocin 125mg/125mg Capsule is recommended.

What if I forget to give Syncocin 125mg/125mg Capsule 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 they develop diarrhea as a side effect.
  • Conditions like common cold and flu are caused by viruses. Never use this medicine for such conditions.
  • Give Syncocin 125mg/125mg Capsule 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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Q. Is it safe to give Syncocin 125mg/125mg Capsule to children suffering from jaundice?

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

Q. Is Syncocin 125mg/125mg Capsule safe for children suffering from infectious mononucleosis?

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

Q. Can I give Syncocin 125mg/125mg Capsule to my child repeatedly for a long time?

Giving your child Syncocin 125mg/125mg Capsule 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 Syncocin 125mg/125mg Capsule can make the bacteria resistant. Therefore, do not alter the dose and duration on your own and give Syncocin 125mg/125mg Capsule to your child exactly as prescribed.

Q. Are there any possible serious side effects of Syncocin 125mg/125mg Capsule?

Although rare, Syncocin 125mg/125mg Capsule 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 Syncocin 125mg/125mg Capsule?

Syncocin 125mg/125mg Capsule can sometimes interact with other medicines or substances. Tell your doctor about any other medicines your child is taking before starting Syncocin 125mg/125mg Capsule. 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 Syncocin 125mg/125mg Capsule ?

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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