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INTRODUCTION

AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE is a combination of Ampicillin and Cloxacillin which belongs to the group of medicines called Penicillin Antibiotics. It is used to treat respiratory tract infections like bronchopneumonia, acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis, post-operative wound infections, postoperative pulmonary infections, puerperal fever and other infections such as septicaemia, pelvic infections, urinary tract infections, skin and soft tissue infections, and gastrointestinal infections, bone infections like Ex. osteomyelitis, ear, nose and throat infections.

Before taking AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE inform your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease. AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE is generally not recommended for use in pregnant women unless clearly necessary. Contact your doctor before taking it.

AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE is generally not recommended for use in breastfeeding women as it may pass through the breast milk. Contact your doctor before taking.

AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE is not recommended for use in neonates with jaundice and should be used with caution in children. Contact your doctor before taking.

AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged above 65 years). Contact your doctor before taking.

The most common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, stomach pain or stomach upset and skin rash. Contact your doctor if any of the symptoms worsen.

USES OF AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE

It is used to treat:

  • infected wounds or lung infections following surgery
  • respiratory tract infections
  • fever associated with a bacterial infection

HOW AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE WORKS

AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE is a combination of Ampicillin and cloxacillin where ampicillin (has a broad spectrum of bactericidal activity against many gram-positive and gram-negative aerobic and anaerobic bacteria. It acts through the inhibition of cell wall mucopeptide biosynthesis during the stage of active multiplication.) Cloxacillin prevents bacteria from reproducing, which allows your body to fight only the existing bacteria.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE as advised by your physician.

For Tablet, Capsule: Swallow AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.

For Dispersible Tablet: Disperse the medicine in the specified quantity of water as mentioned on the label. Consume the medicine immediately after reconstitution.

Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending on your age, body weight and severity of the infection.

SIDE EFFECTS OF AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE

COMMON

  • nausea, vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • stomach pain or stomach upset
  • skin rash, urticaria, pruritus

RARE

Stop taking AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • allergic reaction such as skin rash, itching, swelling of the face, lips, tongue and mouth causing difficulty in breathing

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea or Vomiting:

Take this medicine with, or just after meals. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating oily or spicy foods.

Diarrhoea:

Drink lots of fluids, such as water or fruit juices to keep you hydrated. Do not take any medicine on your own for treating diarrhoea. Contact your doctor if the symptom did not improve.

Stomach pain:

Try to rest and relax. Eat small meals but take them frequently. Keep a heating pad on your stomach. If the symptom does not improve, contact your doctor.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

There is no adequate human data on use during pregnancy. However, studies have not identified any risk to pregnancy or embryo-foetal development. Contact your doctor before taking.

BREASTFEEDING

There is no adequate human data on use during lactation. Contact your doctor before taking.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE has no effects on the ability to drive and use machinery. Contact your doctor before taking.

KIDNEY

AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Contact your doctor before taking.

LIVER

AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Contact your doctor before taking.

ALLERGY

Do not take AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE if you are allergic to Ampicillin, Cloxacillin or beta-lactam antibiotics (Ex. penicillin, cephalosporins) or other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE is not recommended for use if you:

  • are on a diet that restricts the amount of sodium
  • have glandular fever and/or leukaemia
  • have jaundice (in children)

Use in pediatrics:

Your doctor will give the right dose depending on your child’s age, body weight and disease condition. Consult your doctor before taking AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE.

Use in geriatrics:

AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged 65 years above). Contact your doctor before taking.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Inform your physician if you are taking:

  • medicines which inhibit the bacteria growth (Ex. chloramphenicol, erythromycin and tetracyclines and sulphonamides)
  • medicines used to gout (Ex. probenecid, allopurinol)
  • medicines used to prevent pregnancy (Ex. oral contraceptives)
  • acetylsalicylic acid (medicine used to treat blood clots)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally took too much of this medicine, consult your doctor immediately. Symptoms of overdose are nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Ampicillin, Cloxacillin
Pharmacological Category :   Penicillin Antibiotics
Therapeutic Indication :   Bacterial infections          
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Capsule, Injection, Syrup, Drops, Dry syrup

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE

Can I use AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE for cold?

No. AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE does not treat cold or viral infections. It is used to treat bacterial infections. Contact your doctor before taking.

Who should not use AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE?

AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE is not recommended for patients with allergic history to ampicillin, cloxacillin or beta-lactam antibiotics like penicillin, cephalosporins and patients with infectious mononucleosis, acute or chronic leukaemia, pregnant women unless clearly necessary, and breastfeeding women. Contact your doctor before taking.

Does AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE cause liver damage?

Yes. AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE may cause liver damage. Contact your doctor if you experience any unusual symptoms such as yellowish discoloration of skin and whites of eye (jaundice), change in urine and stool colour.

How AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE works?

AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE is a combination of Ampicillin and cloxacillin where ampicillin (has a broad spectrum of bactericidal activity against many gram-positive and gram-negative aerobic and anaerobic bacteria. It acts through the inhibition of cell wall mucopeptide biosynthesis during the stage of active multiplication.) Cloxacillin prevents bacteria from reproducing, which allows your body to fight only the existing bacteria.

Can I use AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE in children?

Yes. AMPICLOXIN DS CAPSULE should be used with caution in children. Contact your doctor before taking.

REFERENCES

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USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Complete blood count
  • Kidney function test
  • Liver function test

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