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AMPICLOX CAPS 500mg

Ampiclox is a combination of two medications, Ampicillin and Cloxacillin, with each 500mg capsule containing 250 mg Ampicillin Trihydrate and 250 mg Cloxacillin Sodium.

Ampiclox belongs to a group of antibiotics called Penicillin. Being a combination of two medications, Ampiclox is a broad-spectrum antibiotic used in the treatment of various bacterial infections affecting the body. It is also used post-surgeries to prevent or treat infections.

How does Ampiclox work?

Ampiclox works by inhibiting the formation of bacterial cell covering that is necessary for bacterial survival. This kills the bacteria and prevents the spread of infections. Ampiclox is an antibiotic, and does not work against viral infections such as cold and flu.

What is Ampiclox used for?

Ampiclox is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Ampiclox Directions for Usage

Use Ampiclox about thirty minutes or more before meals. Swallow the capsules a whole. Do not crush or chew.

Ampiclox Dosage

Your dose and length of time to use Ampiclox depends on the condition to be treated and its severity. Consult your doctor and pharmacist to determine your dosage, or read the product description label.

Some of the side effects common to Ampiclox includes:

  • Diarrhoea
  • Rashes
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Can I take Ampiclox on an empty stomach?

Certain foods may affect the absorption of Ampiclox in the body, so it is usually recommended to use Ampiclox on an empty stomach (about an hour before a meal). Take plenty of water unless instructed otherwise.

Ampiclox Precautions

  • Avoid taking Ampiclox if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless prescribed by a doctor.
  • Avoid alcohol consumption to prevent unpleasant side-effects.
  • Avoid smoking tobacco.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines you are taking and your health conditions to avoid unpleasant side-effects.

Ampiclox Warnings

  • Do not discontinue this medication before the prescribed dosage is completed. This can worsen your infection and cause the bacteria to be resistant to medication.
  • Before using Ampiclox, inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to any Penicillin medications.

Ampiclox Price

Ampiclox is available on Drugstore Nigeria, an online pharmacy in Lagos, Nigeria.

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