Ampilox Strip Of 10 Capsules
Ampilox Strip Of 10 Capsules

Ampilox Strip Of 10 Capsules

10 Capsule(s) in Strip
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Dicloxacillin(250.0 Mg) + Ampicillin(250.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Ampilox capsule is an antibiotic medicine containing a combination of ampicillin and dicloxacillin as its active ingredient. Ampilox capsule is used to treat bacterial infection of lungs, throat, airw...
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Uses of Ampilox Strip Of 10 Capsules

  • Ampilox 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 Ampilox Strip Of 10 Capsules

  • If you are allergic to ampicillin, dicloxacillin or any of the ingredient of Ampilox capsule.
  • If you are allergic to similar antibiotics like cefixime, cefpodoxime, amoxicillin.
  • Ampilox capsule should never be used for eye infections and eye contact should be avoided.

Side effects of Ampilox Strip Of 10 Capsules

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

Precautions and Warnings of Ampilox Strip Of 10 Capsules



Can I take Ampilox capsule during pregnancy?
The effect of Ampilox capsule in pregnant women is not clearly 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 Ampilox capsule while breastfeeding?
Ampilox 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 Ampilox capsule?
Ampilox capsule does not alter the ability to drive.


Can I consume alcohol with Ampilox 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.
  • 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 Ampilox Strip Of 10 Capsules

How Does It Work?

Ampilox capsule inhibits the formation of the outer membrane of bacteria and thereby kills the bacteria responsible for the infection.

Directions for Use of Ampilox Strip Of 10 Capsules

Ampilox 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 Ampilox Strip Of 10 Capsules

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Ampilox 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 Ampilox Strip Of 10 Capsules

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

Dosage of Ampilox Strip Of 10 Capsules


  • The overdose of Ampilox capsule may cause serious kidney failure if you have existing kidney problems. Symptoms of 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 Ampilox 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 Ampilox capsule for cold and flu as well?

A: No, you cannot take Ampilox 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 Ampilox capsule cause diarrhea?

A: Yes, the use of Ampilox 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 Ampilox capsule with food?

A: Ampilox capsule should be taken with food to avoid stomach upset, also it enhances the absorption of the medicine thereby consuming this medicine on empty stomach can result in stomach upset.

Q: Is Amiplox an antibiotic?

A: Yes, the Ampilox capsule is an antibiotic medicine. It contains a combination of two antibiotics ampicillin and dicloxacillin. This medicine acts by inhibiting and killing the growth of the infection-causing bacteria.

Q: What is the composition of Ampilox?

A: The composition of Ampilox includes- ampicillin and dicloxacillin, as its active component.

Q: Can I take Ampilox empty stomach?

A: You should take Ampilox with or without food or as advised by the doctor. Otherwise, it should preferably be taken on an empty stomach, at least 30 minutes before or 2 hours after a meal.


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ContainsDicloxacillin(250.0 Mg),Ampicillin(250.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDiarrheoa, nausea, vomiting, skin rash
Last Updated on: 01 Nov 2021 | 10:54 AM (IST)
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