Amyclox LB Capsule

Manufacturer: Ind Swift Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Amoxycillin, Cloxacillin, Lactobacillus
Prescription vs OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Amyclox LB Capsule treats bacterial infections Including the treatment of otitis media, sinusitis, and infections caused by susceptible organisms involving the respiratory tract, skin, and urinary tract. It interferes with the synthesis of the cell wall in a bacteria and stops it from growing.

This medication is used to treat infections of the lungs and airways, skin, middle ear, sinuses, and the urinary tract. It also treats conditions like tonsillitis, pneumonia, bronchitis and gonorrhoea. It is used in the prophylaxis of bacterial endocarditis in patients undergoing surgical or dental procedures

You should not use this antibiotic combination if you are allergic to any penicillin-based antibiotic. These antibiotics can make birth control pills less effective so ask your doctor about using nonhormonal birth control to prevent pregnancy during the treatment.

Take entire prescription, even if you are feeling better. Take at equal intervals around-the-clock. You may experience nausea or vomiting (small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking lozenges, or chewing gum may help).

Common side effects may include stomach pain, vomiting, nausea, diarrhoea, headache, vaginal itching or discharge or swollen or black tongue. Call your doctor at once if you have the following after using this medicine:

  • Diarrhoea, fever, cold or flu symptoms, cough, troubled breathing.
  • Swollen glands, severe skin irritation and rashes or joint pain.
  • Jaundice, confusion or weakness, dark coloured urine.
  • Numbness, severe tingling, pain or muscle weakness.
  • Easy bruising or unusual bleeding of nose, mouth, vagina, or rectum.

Below are the conditions for which this medication is used:

  • Bacterial Infections

Here are some of the possible side effects of this capsule:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average of 1.5 to 2 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1-2 hours of administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    It is best to consult a doctor before consuming it during pregnancy.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies have been reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine can be given to the women who are breastfeeding.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Consumption with alcohol is unknown. Please contact your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Do not drive unless you are feeling well. This medication can have side effects and the symptoms may make you unfit to drive.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    This medication should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    This medication should be used with caution in patients with liver disease.
  • Missed Dose instructions

    The missed dose should be taken as soon as possible.
  • Overdose instructions

    One should contact the doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected.

The drug is a Penicillin antibiotic and inhibits the transfer of a peptide group in the transpeptidation process. As a result, the bacterium is not able to build cell walls and is killed. When used against the beta-lactamase of staphylococci, the large R chain does not let the beta-lactamases to bind. Once the medicine is taken, it produces lactic acid in the intestine thereby preventing pathogens or bad bacteria from entering and growing. The lactic acid produced by Lactobacillus helps in restoring gastrointestinal health.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Lab Test

    May interfere with urinary glucose tests using cupric sulfate (Benedict's solution, Clinitest®); may inactivate aminoglycosides in vitro.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    • Decreased effect: Efficacy of oral contraceptives may be reduced.
    • Increased effect: Disulfiram, probenecid may increase Amyclox LB Capsule levels.
    • Increased toxicity: Allopurinol theoretically has an additive potential for Amyclox LB Capsule rash.
  • Interaction with Disease

    In patients with renal impairment, doses and/or frequency of administration should be modified in response to the degree of renal impairment; a high percentage of patients with infectious mononucleosis have developed rash during therapy with Amyclox LB Capsule; a low incidence of cross-allergy with other beta-lactams and cephalosporins exists.

Ques: What is Amyclox lb capsule?

Ans: Amyclox capsule is a medication which has Amoxicillin, Cloxacillin and Lactobacillus as active elements present in it. This medicine performs its action by constricting the production of bacterial cell wall, constricting the formation of bacterial cell wall, suppressing or killing harmful bacterial growth.

Ques: What are the uses of Amyclox lb capsule?

Ans: Amyclox capsule is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Antibiotic treatments, Bacterial infections, Diarrhea, Irritable bowel syndrome, Bacterial infections of gums, etc.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Amyclox lb capsule?

Ans: Vomiting, Diarrhea, Cholestatic jaundice, Anemia, Agitation, Anxiety, Insomnia, Confusion, Convulsions, Headache, Taste perversion, Gastrointestinal discomfort, Gas, Allergic reaction, Weakness, Weight loss, General malaise, and Bloating are possible side effects.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Amyclox lb capsule?

Ans: Store Amyclox LB in a cool dry place and keep it in the original pack or container until it is time to take them. Store this medication out of sight and reach of children. Unused medicines should be disposed of in special ways to ensure that pets, children and other people cannot consume them.

Ques: How long do I need to use Amyclox LB Capsule before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: It takes 1 or 2 days before you see an improvement in your health conditions.

Ques: What are the contraindications to Amyclox LB Capsule?

Ans: It should not be used if you have the following conditions such as High fever, Hypersensitivity, Severe intestinal infection, etc.

Ques: Is Amyclox LB Capsule safe to use when pregnant?

Ans: This medication is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Ques: Will Amyclox LB Capsule be more effective if taken in more than the recommended dose?

Ans: No, taking higher than the recommended dose can lead to increased chances of side effects.
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