Capcold Plus

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Capcold Plus Products are primarily used for

About Capcold Plus Products

Uses of Capcold Plus Products

Azithromycin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and typhoid fever. It is used in bacterial infections of tonsils, sinus, ear, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues and lungs (pneumonia).

Capcold Plus Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Capcold Plus are Diarrhea, Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain.

How Capcold Plus Products work

Azithromycin 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.

In Depth Information for Capcold Plus Products

Expert advice for Capcold Plus Products

  • Your doctor has prescribed Capcold Plus to cure your infection and improve your 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 1 hour before or two hours after food.
  • Do not take antacids 2 hours before or after taking Capcold Plus.
  • 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.
  • Stop taking Capcold Plus 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 about Capcold Plus Products

Frequently asked questions about Capcold Plus Products

Frequently asked questions about Azithromycin

Q. Is Capcold Plus safe?
Capcold Plus is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. What if I don't get better?
You should inform your doctor if you do not notice any improvement in your symptoms after 3 days of taking Capcold Plus. Also, if your symptoms get worse, inform your doctor immediately.
Q. Can the use of Capcold Plus cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Capcold Plus 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. Can Capcold Plus be taken at night?
Capcold Plus are usually prescribed once daily. You can take it at anytime of the day, but remember to take it at the same time each day. The medicine should be taken 1 hour before meals or 2 hours after eating food. You can take the tablet preparation with or without food. However, you must take Capcold Plus exactly as advised by your doctor and ask your doctor if you have any doubts.
Q. How long does it take Capcold Plus to work?
Capcold Plus starts working within a few hours of taking it. You may notice improvement in symptoms after a few days. Do not stop taking the medicine without completing the course mentioned by your doctor. Stopping the medicine without consulting you doctor may cause the infection to come back which may be more difficult to treat.
Q. Why is Capcold Plus given for 3 days?
The duration of treatment depends on the type of infection being treated and the age of the patient. Capcold Plus is not necessarily given for 3 days. In most of the bacterial infections, a single dose of 500 mg is given for 3 days. Alternatively, it can be given as 500 mg once on day 1 and then 250 mg once from day 2 to day 5. In some cases of infection such as genital ulcer disease, it is given as a single 1 gram dose. Therefore, it is important that you stick to the regime advised by your doctor.
Q. What should I avoid while taking Capcold Plus?
Generally, it is recommended that patients taking Capcold Plus should avoid taking any antacid with this medicine as this can affect the overall effectiveness of Capcold Plus. It is also recommended to avoid exposure to sunlight or tanning bed as Capcold Plus increases the risk of sunburn.
Q. Is Capcold Plus a strong antibiotic?
Capcold Plus is an effective antibiotic which is used for the treatment of many bacterial infections. Compared to other antibiotics, Capcold Plus has a longer half life which means that it stays in the body for a long time because of which it is given once a day and for short span of time. Other antibiotics comparatively have a shorter half life and are usually given twice, thrice or four times a day.
Q. Can you get a yeast infection from taking Capcold Plus?
Some people may get a fungal or yeast infection known as thrush after taking Capcold Plus. Antibiotics such as Capcold Plus can kill the normal or ‘good bacteria’ of your intestine which are responsible to prevent thrush. You should inform your doctor if you get a sore or vaginal itching or discharge. Also inform your doctor if you get white mouth or tongue after taking Capcold Plus or soon after stopping it.

Products for Capcold Plus

Capcold Plus 500mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Pharma Drugs & Chemicals
MRP
30
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