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Ampiclox Capsule

10 Capsule(s) in Strip
MRP 60.00
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Cloxacillin(250.0 Mg) + Ampicillin(250.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Ampiclox Capsule contains ampicillin and cloxacillin as its active ingredients. It is an antibiotic medicine. Ampiclox Capsule is used to treat bacterial infection of lungs, throat, airways, skin, sof...
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Uses of Ampiclox Capsule

  • Ampiclox Capsule is used to treat bacterial infections of lungs, throat, airways, skin & soft tissue, bone, ear, nose, blood and other bacterial infections.
  • It is also used to treat infection of wounds and lungs after surgery.

Contraindications of Ampiclox Capsule

  • If you are allergic to ampicillin, cloxacillin or any of the ingredients of Ampiclox Capsule.
  • If you are allergic to similar antibiotics like cefixime, cefpodoxime, amoxicillin.
  • Ampiclox Capsule should never be used for eye infections and eye contact should be avoided.

Side effects of Ampiclox Capsule

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Skin itching
  • Skin rashes

Precautions and Warnings of Ampiclox Capsule



Can I take Ampiclox Capsule during pregnancy?
The effect of Ampiclox Capsule in pregnant women is not known. However, it should be used only if prescribed by your doctor after considering it to be essential and safe. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Ampiclox Capsule while breastfeeding?
Ampiclox Capsule passes into breast milk and can cause side effects like diarrhoea and fungal infection of the mouth to the baby. Therefore it is advised not to breastfeed when you are taking this medicine.


Can I drive if I have consumed Ampiclox Capsule?
Ampiclox Capsule does not alter the ability to drive.


Can I consume alcohol with Ampiclox Capsule?
Consuming alcohol may exaggerate such symptoms related to the stomach like nausea and vomiting. Avoid drinking when you are taking this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of allergy to penicillins.
  • You experience serious allergic reactions and skin rashes after taking this medicine.
  • If you are having watery diarrhoea or severe stomach pain, immediately stop this medicine and consult your doctor.
  • You develop other infections while taking this medicine.
  • You have existing kidney problems.
  • You should not give this medicine to newborn babies suffering from jaundice.
  • It is advised to complete the course of antibiotics and not skip any dose even if you feel better.

Mode of Action of Ampiclox Capsule

How Does It Work?

Ampiclox Capsule inhibits the formation of the outer membrane of bacteria and thereby kills the bacteria responsible for the infection.

Directions for Use of Ampiclox Capsule

Ampiclox Capsule should be taken as a whole with a glass of water at a fixed time to gain optimal benefit. It should not be broken, crushed or chewed.

Interactions of Ampiclox Capsule

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Ampiclox Capsule works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially/In particular if you are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, pa...
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Storage and disposal of Ampiclox Capsule

  • Store in a dry place at or below 25°C.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Ampiclox Capsule


  • The overdose of Ampiclox Capsule may cause serious kidney failure if you have existing kidney problems. Symptoms of an overdose are nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea.
  • If you think you have taken too much dose of the medicine than prescribed, inform your doctor immediately or reach the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • If you have missed or have forgotten to take a single dose of the medicine, take it as soon as you remember. But if it's time for your next dose, skip the forgotten dose and continue with a regular do...
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Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B.Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: For how long do I need to take Ampiclox Capsule?

A: You are supposed to complete the prescribed dosage given by your physician. If you skip the dose or do not complete the course it may cause resistance and decrease the effectiveness of immediate treatment.

Q: Can I take Ampiclox Capsule for cold and flu as well?

A: No, you cannot take Ampiclox Capsule for treating cold and flu. This is specific for treating bacterial infections while cold and flu are caused by viruses. So, taking this medicine in such conditions may lead to antibiotic resistance.

Q: Can the use of Ampiclox Capsule cause diarrhoea?

A: Yes, the use of Ampiclox Capsule can cause diarrhoea along with the desired effect, but not everyone gets them. It is an antibiotic that kills both good and bad bacteria, when good bacteria present in the intestine gets killed it can cause diarrhoea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhoea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q: Why should I take Ampiclox Capsule with food?

A: Ampiclox Capsule should be taken with food to avoid stomach upset, it also enhances the absorption of the medicine.

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ContainsCloxacillin(250.0 Mg),Ampicillin(250.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDiarrheoa, nausea, vomiting, skin rash
Last Updated on: 02 Jul 2021 | 10:28 AM (IST)
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