*AdvaCare Cloxacillin Sodium Capsules are GMP certified.

**AdvaCare Cloxacillin Sodium Capsules are manufactured in our facilities located in China, India and USA.

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Dosage:

250mg;500mg

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Packaging:

10 capsules/blister, 10 blisters/box;1,000 capsules/bottle

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Therapy:

Antibiotic

Active Ingredients:

Cloxacillin

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Product Information

General Information:
AdvaCare is a GMP manufacturer of Cloxacillin Sodium capsules.

Cloxacillin sodium capsules, a semisynthetic antibiotic, are used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. It is an antibiotic in the class of drugs called penicillin that works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Cloxacillin is used against many different types of infections caused by staphylococcus bacteria (“staph” infections) that produce beta-lactamase, due to its large R chain, which does not allow the beta-lactamases to bind.

This antibiotic works only for bacterial infections, so it won’t be effective for viral ones such as flu or cold.

Side Effects:
As with all pharmaceuticals some unwanted effects can occur from the use of cloxacillin. Always consult a doctor or health care professional for medical advice before use. Common side effects include, but may not be limited to:

  • Gastrointestinal: nausea, vomiting and diarrhea;
  • Hematologic; neutropenia, leukopenia and thrombocytopenia;
  • Hepatic; transient increases in serum transaminases and the development of cholestasis hepatitis;
  • Hypersensitivity: rash, fever, eosinophilia, pruritus, fever, chills and myalgia’s.

Don’t be alarmed by this list of side effects, if your doctor prescribed it to you, it means he has judged that the benefits outweigh the risks of the side effects. You may not get any of them.

For a comprehensive list of all possible effects, consult your doctor.

If any symptom persists or gets worse, or you notice any other symptom, then please call your doctor immediately.

Taking cloxacillin for a long period of time, may result in vaginal infections or oral thrush. If you start getting white patches in your mouth or a change in your vaginal discharge, please contact your doctor or healthcare specialist.

Even if not common, you may develop a black, “hairy” tongue while taking cloxacillin. This condition is not painful and usually goes away after the therapy. It’s suggested to maintain good oral hygiene, and brush your tongue with a soft toothbrush twice a day. Consult your doctor, pharmacist or healthcare specialist for more information.

Moreover, improbable serious side effects include: unusual tiredness, pain and swelling, muscles aches, sore throat, bruising and bleeding, pink or dark urine, persistent nausea or vomit, abdominal pain, yellowing of the eyes or skin, blood or mucus in your stool. This drug may also cause serious intestinal conditions because of resistant bacteria, even if it rarely happened. These conditions can occur during the treatment but also days or months later. In these cases don’t take medicines without a previous medical consultation, it may determine your condition to get worst.

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Additional Information

Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking cloxacillin capsules. In particular, talk to your healthcare providers in case of allergic reactions. Symptoms of a severe allergic reaction may include: fever, chills, difficulty to breath, dizziness, rash, itching or swelling of throat, tongue and face.

If you are taking other medicines, or you think you may need to use an alternative form of cloxacillin capsules, always remember to ask your doctor’s opinion first. In these cases it’s useful to keep with you a list of all the drugs you are taking. Talk to him before starting any new cure as well, vitamins and natural products included.

If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call your healthcare providers. Never use this medicine for a longer period of time than you have been told by your doctor.

Driving or operating machinery is okay, and no special precautions have to be taken.

Indications and Usage

In adults, the dosage depends on conditions and response to the treatment. In children, it’s also based on weight and age. Take cloxacillin orally as suggested by your doctor. Cloxacillin is more effective when taken on an empty stomach, for example, 1 hour before or 2 hours after eating. In order to make it as more effective as possible, take this drug at the same time every day for the entire duration of the therapy and at evenly spaced times.

Keep taking cloxacillin till the prescribed amount is over, even if you start feeling better before. Stopping the therapy earlier, may let the bacteria to continue developing, which may determine an aggravation of the infection.

Administration and Dosage

Different dosages may be chosen depending on the type of infection you have. For upper respiratory tract infections in adults, 250 mg every 6 hours for 1 to 2 weeks is the suggested dosage, depending on the gravity of the infection.

For pneumonia, 500 mg every 6 hours for around 3 weeks. For skin and structure infections, 500 mg every 6 hours for a week, depending on the severity of the infection. For cystitis, 250 mg every 6 hours for 3 days to a week, even if this drug is not often indicated to cure this problem. For pneumonia, upper respiratory tract infections or skin and structure infections in children from 1 to 18 years old, 50 to 100 mg per kg/orally divided every 6 hours is the suggested dosage. The safety and effectiveness of cloxacillin in children younger than 1 year have not been proved yet. The maximum dose is always 4 g per day.

Interactions

Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking cloxacillin capsules. In particular, talk to your healthcare providers in case of allergic reactions. If you are taking other medicines, or you think you may need to use an alternative form of chloramphenicol capsules, always remember to ask your doctor’s opinion first. In these cases it’s useful to keep with you a list of all the drugs you are taking. Talk to him before starting any new cure as well, vitamins and natural products included. If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call your healthcare providers.

Even if it’s not common for most antibiotics to affect hormonal birth control like pills, patches, or rings, a few antibiotics such as rifampin or rifabutin can reduce its efficacy, which could result in pregnancy. So if you use hormonal birth control items, ask your doctor or pharmacist for more details.

Cloxacillin may cause false positive results with certain diabetic urine testing products or lab tests such as cupric sulfate-type. Make sure laboratory personnel and your doctors know you use this drug.

Overdose

If you overdose cloxacillin capsules and you get serious symptoms like problems to breath, tell your doctor, pharmacist or healthcare specialist at once. Keep the container and tell them about the amount you took and related timing or call a poison control center. Overdose can also cause persistent vomit or diarrhea.

Adverse Reactions and Precautions

Before taking cloxacillin, tell your doctor, pharmacist or healthcare provider if you are allergic to it or to other antibiotics including penicillin-type drugs such as amoxicillin, ampicillin, penicillin or cephalosporins (like cephalexin or cefuroxime), or if you have any other kind of allergy. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

If you have ever had kidney problems, tell your doctor or pharmacist before starting taking this medicine. Cloxacillin may also cause bacterial vaccines like typhoid vaccine to not work. So don’t have any vaccinations while taking cloxacillin unless your doctor tells you to.

Cloxacillin should be used during pregnancy and breast-feeding only if strictly necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

No adverse reactions have been reported.

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