Although it is rare but yes, Clocilin can cause allergic reaction and is harmful in patients with known allergy to penicillins. Get emergency medical help if you have any of the signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Q. Is it safe to use Clocilin for long term?
Clocilin should be used as long as prescribed by your doctor. Clocilin is usually considered to be safe when taken in the recommended dose and duration.
Q. How long does Clocilin takes to work?
Usually, Clocilin starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take around 2-3 days to make you feel better while taking Clocilin.
Q. What if I don't get better after using Clocilin?
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. Can I stop taking Clocilin when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Clocilin and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 3rd Dec 2018. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.