Ampiclox Best Antibiotic for Boils and Carbuncles

Ampiclox is produced by GSK, which contains Ampicillin Trihydrate & Cloxacillin Sodium. Ampiclox is the best antibiotics for Boils, Carbuncles, Abscesses, and infection.

It is being used to treat severe infections caused by bacteria gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. Ampiclox 125mg and 250mg syrup are the best antibiotics for boils in children while Ampiclox 250mg and 500mg capsules are the best antibiotics for boils in adults.  

Ampicillin: Ampicillin is primarily indicated in conditions like bacterial infections, bronchitis, enterocolitis, lower respiratory tract infection, meningitis, muscle relaxation, tonsillitis, urinary tract infection, influenza, inflammatory bowel disease.

Cloxacillin: Cloxacillin is primarily indicated in conditions like bone and joint infection, bacterial infections, endocarditis, cystitis, meningitis, spina bifida, respiratory tract infections, skin infections, and soft tissue infections.

Symptomatic and Indications

Skin and soft tissue infection include boils and carbuncles

Postoperative wounds infections

Intra-abdominal abscesses

Respiratory infection includes bronchitis

Contraindications

Ampiclox should not be given to patients with a history of hypersensitivity to beta-lactam antibiotics, such as penicillins, cephalosporins etc. It is contraindicated for ocular administration.

Ampiclox in Pregnancy

There is no adequate research on humans, however, in animal studies, no risk has been measured. Before taking this antibiotic in pregnancy, just consult your doctor.

Side Effects

Some rare and common adverse reactions include vomiting, diarrhea, immune system disorder, etc. Site effects of ampicillin include urticaria, leucopenia, seizures, headache, diarrhea, abdominal pain, gastritis, enzymes, nausea, vomiting, bullous rash, etc. Site effects of cloxacillin include hemolytic anemia, seizures, hemolytic anemia, skin rashes, glossitis, nausea, vomiting, and hyperthermia, and GI disturbance.

Ampiclox Syrup For Children 

Ampiclox 125mg/5ml Suspension

Ampiclox 125mg Syrup

Ampiclox 125mg SyrupAmpicillin + Cloxacillin
CompositionEach 5ml contains 75mg Ampicillin as Ampicillin Trihydrate BP and 75mg Cloxacillin as Cloxacillin Sodium BP
SymptomsSkin boils, Pimples Respiratory tract infection, Bacterial infection, Skin and soft tissue infection, Abscesses
Dose for children (1 to 12 years)5-10ml syrup two times a day
Dose for children (12-18 years)1 Tablespoonful three times a day
CompanyGSK
Retail priceRs 110

Ampiclox 250mg/5ml Suspension

Ampiclox 250mg Syrup

Ampiclox 250mg SyrupAmpicillin + Cloxacillin
CompositionEach 5ml contains 125mg Ampicillin as Ampicillin Trihydrate BP and 125mg Cloxacillin as Cloxacillin Sodium BP
SymptomsSkin boils, Pimples Respiratory tract infection, Bacterial infection, Skin and soft tissue infection, Abscesses
Dose for children (2 to 12 years)5-10ml syrup three times a day
Dose for children (12-18 years)1 Tablespoonful three times a day
CompanyGSK
Retail priceRs 144

Ampiclox Capsules For Adults

Ampiclox 250mg Capsules

Ampiclox 250mg Capsules

Ampiclox 250mg CapsulesAmpicillin + Cloxacillin
CompositionEach capsule contains 125mg Ampicillin as Ampicillin Trihydrate BP and 125mg Cloxacillin as Cloxacillin Sodium BP
SymptomsSkin boils, Pimples Respiratory tract infection, Bacterial infection, Skin and soft tissue infection, Abscesses
Dose (12-18 years)1 capsule two times a day
Dose (Above 18 years)1 tablet three times a day
CompanyGSK
Per tablet priceRs 5.12

Ampiclox 500mg Capsules

Ampiclox 500mg Capsules

Ampiclox 500mg CapsulesAmpicillin + Cloxacillin
CompositionEach capsule contains 250mg Ampicillin as Ampicillin Trihydrate BP and 250mg Cloxacillin as Cloxacillin Sodium BP
SymptomsSkin boils, Pimples Respiratory tract infection, Bacterial infection, Skin and soft tissue infection, Abscesses
Dose (15-18 years)1 capsule two times a day
Dose ( Above 18 Years)1 tablet three times a day
CompanyGSK
Per tablet priceRs 8.72