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F-Clox capsule 500 mg 2x10's

F-Clox capsule contains Flucloxacillin | belongs to Broad-spectrum penicillin

Alternate brands of F-Clox capsule 500 mg 2×10’s

Brand Name Price Savings
Fluclox Injection 500 mg 10 Vial  700.00 You will pay -478.55 more
F-Clox capsule 250 mg 2×10’s  126.69 You can save 94.76
Delflox capsule 500 mg 20’s  235.74 You will pay -14.29 more
Delflox capsule 250 mg 20’s  152.00 You can save 69.45
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How it works

F-Clox capsule 500 mg 2×10’s works by killing the bacteria that cause infection.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for F-Clox capsule 500 mg 2×10’s

  • Stomach discomfort and pain
  • Skin Rash
  • Weakness and general discomfort rare
  • Fever rare
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Headache

Uses of F-Clox capsule 500 mg 2×10’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Bacterial infections

    This medicine is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the skin, bone, joint, heart, blood, lungs, throat, nose, ear, bladder, etc. caused by susceptible bacteria. It is also be used to prevent infections during major surgical procedures.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time taken by this medicine to show its effect is not clinically established.

  • Duration of Effect

    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/receiving this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/receiving this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to F-Clox capsule 500 mg 2×10’sor any other antibiotic of the penicillin or cephalosporin group.

  • Jaundice or hepatic dysfunction

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of Fluwell 250 Capsule associated jaundice or liver impairment.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/receiving this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/receiving this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Liver impairment

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of liver diseases due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • Kidney impairment

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with an impaired kidney function due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function tests, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea

    Discontinue the use of this medicine as per the doctor's instructions if severe diarrhea occurs after receiving this medicine. This medicine may cause an imbalance in the microbial flora of the large intestine, decreasing the gut-friendly bacteria and promoting the growth of a bacteria called Clostridium difficile, resulting in severe diarrhea.

  • Drug-resistance

    Usage of this medicine without sufficient proof or suspicion of a bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing the benefits and even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of development of bacteria that are drug resistant.

  • Hypersensitivity reactions

    This medicine may cause serious and occasionally fatal hypersensitivity reactions including anaphylactic shock in some patients. This risk is especially high in patients with a history of sensitivity to multiple allergens. If an anaphylactic reaction occurs, the treatment should be discontinued immediately and appropriate corrective measures should be undertaken.

  • Sodium restricted patients

    This medicine contains sodium and therefore it should be used carefully in patients requiring sodium restriction (patients with congestive heart failure, hypertension, fluid retention, etc). Close monitoring of electrolytes levels and vital signs may be necessary for some patients. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Probenecid
  • Ethinyl Estradiol
  • Warfarin
Disease interactions
  • This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients having a history of gastrointestinal diseases, particularly colitis, since it may worsen the patient's condition. Report any incidence of severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, blood in stools, etc. to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

General Instructions

Take this medicine on an empty stomach. The effectiveness of this medicine may be reduced in the presence of food. Do not consume in larger or smaller amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

References

Additional Information:

How to use F-Clox capsule 500 mg 2×10’s

Intermittent in glucose 5% or sodium chloride 0.9%. Suggested volume 100 mL given over 30-60 min, Via drip tubing in glucose 5% or sodium chloride 0.9% or ringer’s solution or compound sodium lactate. Continuous infusion not usually recommended.

what are the adverse effects of F-Clox capsule 500 mg 2×10’s?

Hypersensitivity reactions. GI upset, hepatic reactions. Rarely pseudomembranous colitis, erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis.

What happens if I miss a dose of F-Clox capsule 500 mg 2×10’s?

ORAL: Adults: 250-500 mg every 6 hr, half to one hr before meals. Children: lt; 2 yr: Quarter adult dose; 2-10 yr: Half adult dose. All half to one hr before meals.
INJECTION: Adults: IM: 250-500 mg every 6 hr. IV: By slow IV Inj or IV Infusion 0.25-2 gm every 6 hr. Children: lt; 2 yr: Quarter adult dose; 2-10 yr: Half adult dose.
Endocarditis: Adults: (in combination with other antibiotic): lt; 85 kg body weight: 8 gm/day in 4 divided doses. gt; 85 kg body weight: 12 gm/day in 6 divided doses.
Osteomyelitis: Adults: Up to 8 gm/day in 3-4 divided doses.
Surgical prophylaxis: By slow IV inj or IV infusion. Adults: 1-2 gm up to 30 min before procedure, up to 4 further doses of 500 mg may be given orally every 6 hr or by IM inj or IV inj or infusion.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver F-Clox capsule 500 mg 2×10’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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