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Microdox-Lbx Capsule

Manufacturer: Micro Labs Ltd
Medicine composition: Doxycycline, Lactobacillus
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 04, 2019

This medication is used to cure bacterial infections like cholera, Respiratory Tract Infection, Chlamydia Infection, Brucellosis, Malaria prophylaxis and Rickettsial Infection. The capsule inhibits bacterial growth by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins. These proteins are required by the bacteria to carry out vital functions. The medicine also maintains the balance of good bacteria in the intestine.

You must take this medication exactly as instructed by your doctor. It is recommended to drink an adequate amount of water to prevent irritation. Take the exact dose as prescribed by your doctor and do not take it in larger or smaller quantities. Do not stop the use of this medication without consulting the doctor.

The medication is also known to cause certain side effects like Abdominal pain, Decreased appetite, Headache, Joint pain, Blurred vision, Increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight, Pale skin and Difficult or painful urination. The doctor should be informed if any of these symptoms persist.

The medication is utilised to fix the accompanying ailments

Here are some possible side effects of this medication

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts for 3-4 days
  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 4-6 hours of administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine should be avoided by pregnant women unless suggested by the doctor.
  • Is it habit forming?

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

    This medicine should be used with caution in women who are breastfeeding.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Microdox-Lbx Capsule , and hence can be used as its substitute.

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  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Contact your doctor if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms of overdose may include nausea, vomiting, or vaginal bleeding.

The capsule is a synthetic tetracycline with antimicrobial properties. It binds to the 30S ribosomal subunit and thus prevents the binding of aminoacyl-tRNA to the mRNA-ribosome complex which in turn prevents protein synthesis in the bacterium. It also 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 gastro-intestinal 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 Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Alcohol consumption should be limited during the course of medication.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    Do not use this capsule in combination with Warfarin, Ethinyl Estradiol, Cholera Vaccine, Digoxin and Calcium gluconate.

Ques: What is Microdox lbx capsule?

Ans: Microdox capsule is a medication which has Doxycycline and Lactobacillus as active elements present in it.

Ques: What is the use of Microdox lbx capsule?

Ans: Microdox LBX is a medication, which is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as cholera, Respiratory Tract Infection, Chlamydia Infection, Brucellosis, Malaria prophylaxis and Rickettsial Infection.

Ques: What are the side effects of Microdox lbx capsule?

Ans: Microdox LBX has some commonly reported side effects such as Abdominal pain, Decreased appetite, Headache, Joint pain, Blurred vision, Increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight, Pale skin and Difficult or painful urination.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal of microdox lbx capsule ?

Ans: Keep this medication in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions written on the pack or label. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Ques: How long do I need to use microdox lbx capsule before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 3 days to 1 week, before noticing an improvement in the condition.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use microdox lbx capsule?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day, as the time interval to which this medication has an impact, is around 12 to 24 hours, but it is not the standard frequency, for using this medication.

Ques: Should I use microdox lbx capsule empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: The salts involved in this medication react properly if it is taken with the food. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.
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About Microdox-Lbx Capsule
What are the uses of Microdox-Lbx Capsule
What are the contraindications of Microdox-Lbx Capsule ?
What are the side effects of Microdox-Lbx Capsule ?
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What are the substitutes for Microdox-Lbx Capsule ?
What are the dosage instructions?
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What are the interactions of Microdox-Lbx Capsule ?
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