FAQs ABOUT DOXT SL CAPSULE
Can DOXT SL CAPSULE be given to children?
DOXT SL CAPSULE is not recommended for use in children (under 8 years of age) as it may cause permanent discoloration of teeth. Your doctor will decide on the correct dose or select a suitable alternative treatment for your child.
What if I forget to take a dose of DOXT SL CAPSULE?
If you forget to take a dose of DOXT SL CAPSULE, take it as soon as you remember. However, omit the missed dose if it's almost time for the next one. Do not take the medicine twice to make up for the missed dose.
Can DOXT SL CAPSULE be stopped?
Continue taking DOXT SL CAPSULE until your doctor tells you to stop, unless you experience any unwanted effects, worsening of your condition or new symptoms. Contact your doctor in such a case.
How should DOXT SL CAPSULE be taken? Can it be crushed?
No. Do not break, crush or chew DOXT SL CAPSULE. Take it as advised by your physician. Swallow it with a glass of water. Your doctor will determine your correct dose and duration based on your age, body weight and disease condition.
What is DOXT SL CAPSULE used for?
DOXT SL CAPSULE is used in adults prone to intra-abdominal bacterial infection and antibiotic-associated diarrhoea.
Can DOXT SL CAPSULE cause vomiting?
Vomiting is a common side effect of DOXT SL CAPSULE. In such cases, get adequate rest and drink lots of fluids, especially water. Have small sips if you feel sick. Eat when you feel like eating; you don't have to eat or avoid any specific foods. Do not take any medicine for vomiting without your doctor's consultation. If vomiting does not get better, contact your doctor.
What should I tell my doctor before taking DOXT SL CAPSULE?
Patients taking DOXT SL CAPSULE must inform their doctor about their pre-existing conditions or allergies. Patients should also tell their doctor if they are pregnant or breastfeeding. Consult your doctor if you experience anything different.
Can DOXT SL CAPSULE be taken during pregnancy?
DOXT SL CAPSULE is not recommended for use in pregnancy. If you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or are planning to get pregnant, consult your doctor before taking it. Inform your doctor immediately if you become pregnant during this treatment.
Can I take other medicines with DOXT SL CAPSULE?
Before taking DOXT SL CAPSULE, inform your doctor if you have taken or might take any other medicine, including prescription, over-the-counter or herbal medicine, as these might cause serious side effects by interacting with each other.