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Dalcap Cap

By TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
4 Capsule(s) in Strip
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Clindamycin(150.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Dalcap Capsule is an antibiotic medicine used to treat serious bacterial infections. It contains clindamycin as its main ingredient. Dalcap Capsule prevents the growth of bacteria by inhibiting protei...
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Uses of Dalcap 150 MG

Dalcap Capsule is used for the treatment of serious bacterial infection of the joints, lungs, skin, soft tissues, bones, etc.

Contraindications of Dalcap 150 MG

If you are allergic to clindamycin, lincomycin or any other ingredients of Dalcap Capsule.

Side effects of Dalcap 150 MG

  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Skin rash
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Precautions and Warnings of Dalcap 150 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Dalcap Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
Consult your doctor before using Dalcap Capsule. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Dalcap Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Clindamycin may pass through the breastmilk, hence it is advised to not take Dalcap Capsule while breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor before using it.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Dalcap Capsule?
A:
Dalcap Capsule does not affect your driving abilities.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Dalcap Capsule?
A:
Although there is no known interaction between alcohol and Dalcap Capsule, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of consuming alcohol regularly.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from any liver or kidney disease.
  • You experience blood in diarrhoea or continuous diarrhoea after taking antibiotics.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You have problems with your stomach or intestines.
  • You have asthma, eczema or hayfever.
  • You have glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G-6-PD) deficiency.
  • You are intolerant to lactose.
  • You develop any allergic reactions after taking Dalcap Capsule.

Mode of Action of Dalcap 150 MG

How Does It Work?

Clindamycin in Dalcap Capsule works by inhibiting the protein synthesis in the bacteria responsible for causing infection and thus inhibits the growth of infection-causing bacteria.

Directions for Use of Dalcap 150 MG

  • Dalcap Capsule should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Dalcap 150 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Dalcap Capsule works or this Capsule 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 if you are taking muscle relaxants or any other antibiotics such as erythromycin.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking medications for thinning of blood such as warfarin as it may lead to bleeding if taken along with Dalcap Capsule.

Storage and disposal of Dalcap 150 MG

  • Store Dalcap Capsule below 30°C temperature in a clean and dry place.
  • Keep this medication out of sight from children and pets.

Dosage of Dalcap 150 MG

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of Dalcap Capsule, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed the dose of Dalcap Capsule, then take it immediately. But if it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and take it as scheduled. Do not double the dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What are the side effects of Dalcap Capsule?

A: You may experience some side effects such as diarrhoea, stomach pain, vomiting and nausea after taking Dalcap Capsule.

Q: How long should I take Dalcap Capsule?

A: The dose and duration of Dalcap Capsule will depend on the response to treatment and the severity of your disease condition. Follow your doctor's instructions and do not stop taking this medicine on your own.

Q: How to take Dalcap Capsule?

A: Dalcap Capsule should be taken as directed by the doctor. It can be taken with or without food.
Product Details
Brand
DALCAP
Expires on or After
16/08/2022

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ContainsClindamycin(150.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsDiarrhoea, stomach pain
Last Updated on: 22 Apr 2022 | 07:28 PM (IST)
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