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Novaclox 500mg Inj

5ml Injection

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Cloxacillin(250.0 Mg) + Amoxycillin / Amoxicillin(250.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Novaclox injection is a combination of medicine containing amoxicillin and cloxacillin which are antibiotics. It is used for the treatment of respiratory tract infection, skin and soft tissue infectio...
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Uses of Novaclox 500mg Inj

It is used for the treatment of respiratory tract infection, skin and soft tissue infections, bone and joint infections etc.

Contraindications of Novaclox 500mg Inj

If you are allergic to amoxicillin, cloxacillin or any of the penicillins or any other ingredients of Novaclox injection.

Side effects of Novaclox 500mg Inj

  • Nausea
  • Loose motion
  • Skin rash
  • Stomach upset

Precautions and Warnings of Novaclox 500mg Inj



Can I take a Novaclox injection during pregnancy?
Limited information is available on the use of this medicine in pregnancy. Use this medicine in pregnancy only if prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take a Novaclox injection while breastfeeding?
Components of this medicine are known to pass in breastmilk and can cause harm to breastfed babies. This medicine to be taken by lactating mother only if prescribed by the doctor.


Can I drive if I have taken Novaclox injection?
This medicine can cause dizziness, seizures etc. Avoid driving if you have dizziness or seizures after taking this medicine.


Can I consume alcohol with Novaclox injection?
Alcohol is not known to interact with this medicine. However, you should avoid using alcohol as it can delay the healing or decrease the body's response to infection/injury.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
You have a fungal infection, loose motion after the use of this medicine.

Mode of Action of Novaclox 500mg Inj

How Does It Work?

  • Amoxicillin works by inhibiting the formation and repair of the outer covering of bacteria which kills bacteria responsible for the infection.
  • Cloxacillin works by inhibiting the formation of the outer covering of bacteria which kills bacteria responsible for the infection. Cloxacillin works against some bacteria which are not killed by amox...
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Directions for Use of Novaclox 500mg Inj

  • Novaclox injection will be given by a doctor or nurse in a hospital/clinic.
  • Do not self inject, follow any aftercare instructions given by the doctor/nurse.

Interactions of Novaclox 500mg Inj

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of novaclox injection with probenecid can cause an increased blood level of amoxicillin.
  • Concomitant use of novaclox injection with aminoglycosides can decrease each other effects.
  • Concomitant use of novaclox injection with other medicines such as chloramphenicol, macrolides, sulphonamides and tetracyclines can cause a decrease in the action of novaclox injection.
  • Discuss with your doctor any other medicine, herbal preparation, and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible drug interactions.

Storage and disposal of Novaclox 500mg Inj

  • Store Novaclox injection in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Novaclox 500mg Inj


This injection will be given by a doctor or nurse thus chances of overdose are unlikely. However, if you experience any discomfort or specific symptoms inform your doctor or reach out to the nearest h...
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Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that the dose of this injection will be missed if you are monitored in a healthcare set up. However, if you have missed to take any dose of this injection inform your doctor or nurse im...
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Content Details


Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

A: Can I stop taking a novaclox injection if I feel better?

Q: Novaclox injection is given mostly in hospitals/clinics by doctor or nurse. Novaclox injection has to be taken in dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Even if you feel better after a few doses of injection, a full course of this medication should be undertaken to avoid bacterial resistance to this medicine and for the complete cure of infection.

A: Is novaclox injection useful in all types of respiratory infections?

Q: Novaclox injection is useful for the treatment of bacterial infection of the respiratory tract. It is not useful for the treatment of respiratory infection caused by viruses, fungus etc.

A: Does novaclox injection cause loose motion?

Q: Novaclox injection can cause loose motion as a side effect of using this medicine. This is also known as antibiotic-associated diarrhoea. Probiotics can be given along with injection to avoid loose motions.

A: Does novaclox injection cause fungal infection?

Q: If the Novaclox injection is given for a prolonged or repeated period can cause fungal infection such as fungal infection of the mouth or vaginal fungal infection. Consult your doctor if you notice a white patch in your mouth or a change in vaginal discharge.


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ContainsCloxacillin(250.0 Mg),Amoxycillin / Amoxicillin(250.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial Infections
Side effectsNausea, loose motion, skin rash, stomach upset
Last Updated on: 26 Mar 2021 | 09:20 AM (IST)
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