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Revidox LB Capsule

Manufactured byMACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS PVT. LTD
ContainsDoxycycline (100 mg) + Lactic Acid Bacillus (5 Billion Spores)
Description
Revidox LB Capsule is an antibiotic medicine that consists of Doxycycline and Lactic Acid Bacillus. It is used in the treatment of a variety of bacterial infections affecting the lungs, eyes, reproductive organs, skin, and urinary tract. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria and preventing the spread of infection. It also prevents diarrhoea that may be caused by the use of antibiotics. Revidox LB Capsule has some side effects like diarrhoea, loss of appetite, dry mouth, nausea, and vomiting. These side effects are mild and may subside by themselves when your body adapts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms bother you for a long time or worsen. Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to it. Revidox LB Capsule can be taken with or without food or as instructed by your doctor. Avoid taking more or fewer doses than prescribed. Your doctor will determine the dose and duration of treatment depending on the severity of your condition. Finish the entire course of treatment with Revidox LB Capsule even if you feel better after taking a few doses. Abrupt stopping may increase the risk of relapse of your condition and lead to antibiotic resistance. Revidox LB Capsule is not recommended for use in children below eight years of age. Inform your doctor if you have liver or skin problems, or any other health conditions before taking this medicine. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, or are breastfeeding before using this medicine.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Revidox LB Capsule

  • Stomach pain
  • Headache
  • Joint pain
  • Blurred vision
  • Difficult or painful urination
  • Dry mouth
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Upset stomach

Uses of Revidox LB Capsule

What is it prescribed for?

  • Bacterial infections
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time taken by Revidox LB Capsule to start showing its effect is not known.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which Revidox LB Capsule remains effective in your body is not known.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Revidox LB Capsule as the desired effect of this medicine may not be achieved.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendency has been reported for Revidox LB Capsule.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Revidox LB Capsule is not recommended for use in pregnancy as it may harm your foetus. Hence, consult your doctor before using this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    Revidox LB Capsule is not recommended for use in breastfeeding as it may cause permanent teeth discolouration of your baby. If you are breastfeeding, consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

Avoid taking Revidox LB Capsule if you are allergic to it. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice symptoms such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulty, etc.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Revidox LB Capsule is not recommended for use in pregnancy as it may harm your foetus. Hence, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

Revidox LB Capsule is not recommended for use in breastfeeding as it may cause permanent teeth discolouration of your baby. If you are breastfeeding, consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Photosensitivity

Revidox LB Capsule should be used with caution as it may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight. It may cause itching, redness, skin rash, sunburn, etc. Therefore, avoid direct exposure to sunlight during the treatment with this medicine.

Antibiotic resistance

The entire course of treatment with Revidox LB Capsule should be completed, even if the condition gets better after taking a few doses, due to the chances of antibiotic resistance (a condition where bacteria evolve mechanisms that protect them from the effects of antibiotics).

Use in children

Revidox LB Capsule may cause permanent teeth discolouration in children. Hence, it is not recommended for use in children less than eight years of age except in life-threatening conditions.

Serious skin reactions

Revidox LB Capsule should be used with caution as it may cause serious skin reactions like Stevens-Johnson syndrome (a skin condition in which painful rash occur followed by the formation of blisters), exfoliative dermatitis (a skin condition in which the top layer of the skin is shredded), etc.

Systemic lupus erythematosus

Systemic lupus erythematosus is a condition in which your body's immune system attacks its own tissues. It can affect the skin, kidneys, brain, joints, and other organs. Lupus erythematosus may worsen during the treatment with Revidox LB Capsule. Inform your doctor immediately if you experience symptoms such as tiredness, painful joints, rashes, or lesions on the skin.

Intracranial pressure

Revidox LB Capsule should be used with caution as it may increase the intracranial pressure (pressure inside your skull). This may lead to loss of vision. Consult your doctor immediately if you observe a blurring of vision.

Oesophageal ulcerations

The oesophagus is the part of the alimentary canal that connects the throat to the stomach. Revidox LB Capsule may cause irritation and ulcers in your oesophagus. Hence, avoid taking this medicine immediately before going to bed. Also, take this medicine with a sufficient amount of water to prevent irritation.

Driving vehicles

Revidox LB Capsule may cause blurred vision or visual disturbances. Hence, avoid driving vehicles or operating machines after taking this medicine.

Missed Dose

Do not skip any dose of Revidox LB Capsule. If you forget to take a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double the dose to compensate for the missed one.

Overdose

Never take more than the prescribed dose. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of an overdose with Revidox LB Capsule.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Revidox LB Capsule as the desired effect of this medicine may not be achieved.
Interaction with Medicine

Warfarin

Ethinyl Estradiol

Digoxin

Calcium gluconate

Isotretinoin

Cholera Vaccine, live

Disease interactions

Liver disease

Revidox LB Capsule should be used with caution if you have liver problems as it may cause further liver damage. Your doctor may suggest tests to monitor your liver function while on treatment with this medicine.

Myasthenia Gravis

Myasthenia gravis is a skeletal muscle weakness disorder characterized by severe weakness of any of the muscles of your arms and legs. Revidox LB Capsule should be used with caution if you have myasthenia gravis as it may worsen your health condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Revidox LB Capsule as prescribed by your doctor. Do not break, chew, or crush the capsule/ tablet in your mouth. Take this medicine with a sufficient amount of water to avoid oesophagal ulcers. Avoid taking this medicine immediately before going to bed. Do not lie down for 30 minutes after taking this medicine as it can irritate your stomach. Do not give your medicine to other people even if their condition appears to be the same as yours. Complete the entire course of the treatment for better results and to prevent infection to recur. Inform your doctor if you have any other health conditions before taking this medicine. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding before using Revidox LB Capsule. Keep the medicine away from the reach of children and pets. Ensure that unused medicine is disposed of properly.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Revidox LB Capsule is a combination of Doxycycline and Lactic Acid Bacillus. Doxycycline stops the growth and multiplication of bacteria and eventually kill them. Lactic acid bacillus restores the balance of helpful bacteria in your intestine and prevents diarrhoea.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Probiotics, Tetracyclines antibiotics

Schedule

Schedule H

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