Microdox Lbx Capsule
Microdox Lbx Capsule

Microdox Lbx Capsule

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Doxycycline(100.0 Mg) + Lactobacillus Sporogenes(5.0 B)
Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Microdox-LBX capsule is an antibiotic. It is a combination medicine containing two components doxycycline and spores of lactobacillus sporogenes as the active ingredient. Doxycycline is an antibiotic ...
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Uses of Microdox Lbx Capsule

To treat bacterial infections, it is also used to treat diarrhoea associated with antibiotics.

Contraindications of Microdox Lbx Capsule

If you are allergic to doxycycline, lactobacillus or any other ingredient of the Microdox-LBX capsule.

Side effects of Microdox Lbx Capsule

  • Abdominal pain
  • Headache
  • Allergic rash
  • Vomiting
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Photosensitivity

Precautions and Warnings of Microdox Lbx Capsule

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Microdox-LBX capsule during pregnancy?
A:
Pregnant womens should not use Microdox-LBX capsule as it affects the development of teeth and bones of the foetus.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Microdox-LBX capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Microdox-LBX capsule should not be used by breastfeeding mothers as this medicine passes in the milk and can interfere with the development of teeth and bones of the infant.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Microdox-LBX capsule?
A:
Microdox-LBX capsule does not interfere with the driving capability. However, driving in the sun should be avoided, as this medication can increase the sensitivity of the skin to the sun and may cause sunburn.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Microdox-LBX capsule?
A:
No, alcohol should not be consumed while using the Microdox-LBX capsule as alcohol interferes with the efficiency of this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You get exposed to sunlight too often or your routine requires sun exposure.
  • You have liver or kidney-related disorders or skin infections.
  • You are suffering from any sexually transmitted diseases.
  • You have an autoimmune muscle disorder named myasthenia gravis, which causes muscle weakness.
  • You experience severe allergic reactions after taking this medicine.
  • You have Benign intracranial hypertension, a brain disorder characterised by a severe headache.
  • You have infection or inflammation in the food pipe (Oesophagitis).
  • You experience severe diarrhoea. Discontinue the treatment and inform your doctor.
  • You have porphyria, a blood disorder characterised by severe abdominal pain.
  • You have Systemic lupus erythematosus, characterised by weakness and joint pain.
  • You experience a Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction, characterised by fever, chill, increased heartbeat and headache.
  • Microdox LBX should not be used in a child below 8-years of age as it can cause discolouration of teeth.

Mode of Action of Microdox Lbx Capsule

How Does It Work?

  • Microdox-LBX capsule contains Doxycycline and Lactobacillus sporogenes. Doxycycline is an antibiotic. It stops the growth of bacteria by inhibiting the synthesis of proteins in them.
  • Lactobacillus sporogenes are beneficial bacteria that are already present in the intestine. It supports the natural bacterial flora of the intestine and helps in digestion and absorption. Due to the o...
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Directions for Use of Microdox Lbx Capsule

  • Take Microdox-LBX capsule as a whole with a glass of water.
  • It can be taken with food or after your meals.

Interactions of Microdox Lbx Capsule

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of Microdox-LBX capsule with antacids containing aluminium, calcium or magnesium can decrease the effect of Doxycycline.
  • The antibiotic effect of penicillin is altered by the use of Microdox-LBX capsule capsules.
  • The blood thinners like warfarin, when used with this medicine, can increase the risk of bleeding.
  • Medicines used for psychiatric disorders such as Phenytoin or Carbamazepine if used along with Microdox-LBX capsule, can reduce the anti-infective action.
  • The effect of oral contraceptives may be altered by the use of this medicine. An alternative contraceptive measure should be used.
  • Medicines like cyclosporine which is used to reduce the immune response should be avoided as they can interfere with the effect of Doxt-SL.
  • The use of Methoxyflurane, an anaesthetic with this medicine, can result in severe toxicity in the kidney.
  • Using medicines like Isotretinoin along with Microdox-LBX capsule should be avoided as there is a risk of getting side effects of former medicine.

Storage and disposal of Microdox Lbx Capsule

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

Dosage of Microdox Lbx Capsule

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of Microdox-LBX capsule, then contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of medicine, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Microdox-LBX capsule be used in children?

A: No, this medicine should not be used by children under 8-years of age and should be used with precaution in children between 8-12 years because this medicine can cause a permanent change in the colour of teeth. Hence, it should be avoided in children.

Q: Can I have milk with Microdox-LBX capsule?

A: No, Microdox-LBX capsule should not be taken with milk or dairy products. This medicine belongs to a class of tetracyclines and calcium in the milk can reduce its absorption. Thus, it should not be taken with milk. You should take it on an empty stomach with plenty of water.

Q: How does the lactobacillus help?

A: Antibiotics can kill or stop the growth of bacteria. So, oral antibiotics affect the growth of these friendly bacteria, which can cause issues with the digestive system like diarrhoea, indigestion, etc. The Lactobacillus present in this medicine helps in reducing antibiotic-associated diarrhoea and helps in improving the digestion process.

Q: What is the composition of Microdox-LBX?

A: The composition of Microdox-LBX includes- doxycycline and spores of lactobacillus sporogenes, as its active ingredients.

Q: Is Microdox-LBX antibiotic?

A: Yes, Doxycycline is one of the active ingredients present in this medicine. It belongs to an antibiotic class of medicines.

Q: Can I stop taking the Microdox LBX capsule if I start feeling better?

A: No, do not stop taking the Microdix-LBX capsule in the middle. You should always complete the entire course of treatment with this medicine. Incomplete treatment may result in increasing the risk of reinfection or bacterial resistance. Antibiotics should be taken for the complete prescribed duration.

Q: What is the function of Microdox LBX?

A: Microdox LBX contains doxycycline and lactobacillus sporogenes. Doxycycline is an antibiotic. It stops the growth of bacteria by inhibiting the synthesis of proteins in them. Lactobacillus sporogenes are beneficial bacteria that are already present in the intestine. It supports the natural bacterial flora of the intestine and helps in digestion and absorption. Due to the overuse of antibiotics, these friendly bacteria are also killed. Lactobacillus sporogenes helps in restoring the bacteria in the intestine.

Q: Can I use Microdox LBX for acne?

A: No, Microdox Lbx is not used for acne. Microdox-LBX capsule is used to treat bacterial infections and antibiotic-associated diarrhoea. Do not use this antibiotic medicine for other medical condition other than what it is prescribed for. Also, refrain from self-medication.

Q: Is Microdox LBX used for cough?

A: No, Microdox LBX is not effective for cough. A cough could be due to different causes and hence it would be best to take a doctor's advice before taking any medicine to treat the cough.
Product Details
Brand
MICRODOX LBX
Expires on or After
29/04/2023

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ContainsDoxycycline(100.0 Mg),Lactobacillus Sporogenes(5.0 B)
UsesBacterial infection in stoamch
Side effectsHeadache, rash, vomiting, abdominal pain, difficulty in swallowing
Last Updated on: 12 Apr 2022 | 11:29 AM (IST)
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