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Consuming alcohol with Diclox does not cause any harmful side effects.
Diclox is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there ... View More
Diclox is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not har... View More
It is not known whether Diclox alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and reac... View More
Diclox should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Diclox may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Dose adj... View More
There is limited information available on the use of Diclox in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Diclox is a penicillin-type of antibiotic used to treat various bacterial infections. It is effective in infections of the throat, ear, nasal sinuses, r... View More
Uses of Klox-D Capsule
- Bacterial infections
Side effects of Klox-D Capsule
- Allergic reaction
How to use Klox-D Capsule
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Diclox is to be taken empty stomach.
How Klox-D Capsule works
Diclox is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive... View More
- You have been prescribed Diclox for the treatment of bacterial infections.
- Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
- Take it on an empty stomach, or at least one hour before or two hours after meals.
- Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your sto... View More
- Inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking this medicine... View More
- It may not be well tolerated due to its side effects such as belching and metallic taste in mouth.
Pneumonia, Endocarditis, Impetigo, Cellulitis, Septic Arthritis, Surgical Prophylaxis, Otitis externa, Staphylococcal skin infections, Folliculitis, Boi... View More
Should be taken on an empty stomach. Take on an empty stomach at least 1 hr before or 2 hr after meals.
Oral Staphylococcus aureus infections 125-500 mg PO q6hr
Child: PO 12–25 mg/kg/day q6h For bone and joint infections, up to 100 mg/kg/day
Hypersensitivity to penicillins.
Mode of Action
Dicloxacillin has antimicrobial action similar to benzylpenicillin and includes penicillinase-producing and non-penicillinase-producing staphylococci. I... View More
Very high doses in poor renal function (risk of neurotoxicity) or heart failure. Skin sensitization may occur on direct contact. Monitor serum K concent... View More
1-10% Abdominal pain,Diarrhea,Nausea <1% Anemia,Elevated LFTs,Fever,Hypersensitivity,Nephritis,Pseudomembranous colitis,Seizures with extremely hig... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Category: B Lactation: excreted in breast milk, use caution
Probenecid prolongs serum levels of dicloxacillin. Bacteriostatic drugs (e.g. chloramphenicol, tetracyclines) may antagonise the bactericidal effect of ... View More
Alternative brand for Diclox
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More