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Mox Kid 250 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Mox Tablet

Mox Tablet side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Allergic reaction
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Mox Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Mox Kid 250 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Mox Tablet works

Mox Kid 250 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Mox Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Mox Kid 250 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Mox Kid 250 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Mox Kid 250 mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Mox Kid 250 mg Tablet can have side effects and the symptoms (such as allergic reactions, dizziness and convulsions) may make you unfit to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Mox Kid 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mox Kid 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Mox Kid 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mox Kid 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended while you are taking this medicine

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Expert Advice

  • Mox Kid 250 mg Tablet is used to treat infections caused by bacteria.
  • 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 with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Mox Kid 250 mg Tablet may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Stop taking this medicine and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Mox

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Having fear for last 3 days, giving calpol 250 and Meftal P now, can I give Mox 250
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, Mox is an antibiotic and should be given only if bacterial infection. Please review with nearest pediatrician for clinical evaluation before starting antibiotics.
Cavity teeth pain and new teethSir my daughter is facing this ptoblem
Dr. Rohan Bhatt
Dentist
Ibujesic syrup 2.5ml 2times a dayKid mox syrup 3ml 2times a dayVisit to dentist for examination
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. Can the use of Mox cause failure of contraceptive pills?

Yes, the use of Mox can lower the efficacy of birth control pills. Ask your doctor about using some other methods of contraception (such as a condom, diaphragm, spermicide) while you are taking Mox.

Q. Is Mox safe?

Mox is usually considered to be safe when taken as advised by your doctor.

Q. Does Mox cause drowsiness?

No, Mox has not been reported to cause drowsiness. In case you experience drowsiness while taking Mox, please consult your doctor.

Q. Can Mox cause allergic reaction?

Although it is rare but yes, Mox can cause allergic reaction and is harmful in patients with known allergy to penicillins. Get emergency medical help if you have any of the signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Q. Can the use of Mox cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Mox can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic and it kills the harmful bacteria, however, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Mox takes to work?

Usually, Mox starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take around 2-3 days to make you feel better while taking Mox.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Mox?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Mox when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Mox and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared.

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References
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