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Duoclox Kid Tablets

By FDC LIMITED
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
13.83*
MRP 16.27
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Duoclox Kid Tablets Description

Duoclox Kid Tablets is an antibiotic medicine that contains a combination of Ampicillin and Cloxacillin.

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ContainsAmpicillin,Cloxacillin
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Duoclox Kid Tablets

  • It is used to treat 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 Duoclox Kid Tablets

  • If you are allergic to Ampicillin, Cloxacillin or any of the ingredient of this medicine
  • If you are allergic to similar antibiotics like Cefixime, Cefpodoxime, Amoxicillin, etc.
  • This medicine should never be used for eye infections and eye contact should be avoided

Side effects of Duoclox Kid Tablets

  • Nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea
  • Skin allergies with itching, rashes red bumps and blister

Precautions and Warnings of Duoclox Kid Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Duoclox Kid Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
The effect of this medicine in pregnant women is not clearly known and animal studies have not shown any undesirable effects on the developing fetus and it is usually considered safe. However, it should be used only if considered essential by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Duoclox Kid Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine passes into breast milk and can cause side effects like diarrhea and fungal infection of mouth in a breastfed baby. Therefore it is advised not to breastfeed when you are taking this medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Duoclox Kid Tablets?
A:
You can drive while taking this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Duoclox Kid Tablets?
A:
This medicine is known to have side effects like nausea and vomiting. Consuming alcohol may exaggerate such symptoms related to the stomach. Avoid drinking when you are taking this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • If you have a history of allergy to penicillins
  • If 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
  • If you develop other infections while taking this medicine
  • If 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 Duoclox Kid Tablets

How Does It Work?

This medicine inhibits the formation of the outer membrane of bacteria and thereby kills the bacteria responsible for the infection.

Directions for Use of Duoclox Kid Tablets

This medicine should be taken as a whole with a sufficient amount of water and on an empty stomach or one hour before a meal.

Interactions of Duoclox Kid Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • You may experience skin allergies if you are taking medications like Allopurinol along with this medicine
  • Antibiotics like Chloramphenicol, Azithromycin, Sulphonamides, Doxycycline interfere with the way this medicine works
  • This medicine hampers the way in which the oral contraceptive medication works. Thus it is advised to use alternative physical contraceptive measures like condoms
  • Other medicines like Probenecid, Sulfasalazine and Aspirin

Storage and disposal of Duoclox Kid Tablets

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

Dosage of Duoclox Kid Tablets

Overdose

  • The overdose of this medicine may cause serious kidney failure if you have existing kidney problems
  • Symptoms of overdose are nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea
  • In case of an overdose, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital

Missed a Dose

  • It would be best if you don't miss a dose of antibiotic as it may lead to treatment failure
  • If you have missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember
  • If it's already time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule
  • Never take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one

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: For how long do I need to take this medicine?

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 this medicine for cold and flu as well?

  • No, you cannot take this medicine 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 ma...
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Product Details
Brand
DUOCLOX KID
Expires on or After
28/09/2022

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Last Updated on: 04 Jun 2022 | 01:51 PM (IST)

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