Moxam 250mg Capsule

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Moxam 250mg Capsule

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97.68
₹9.77/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Moxam Capsule

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Uses of Moxam Capsule

Moxam 250mg Capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and tuberculosis.
It is also used in infections of urinary tract, tonsils, sinus, nose, throat, female genital organ, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
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Side effects of Moxam Capsule

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Moxam Capsule

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Moxam 250mg Capsule at a fixed time.

How Moxam Capsule works

Moxam 250mg capsule is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Moxam Capsule

Expert advice for Moxam Capsule

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Moxam immediately and consult your doctor. You should not take medicines to stop or slow diarrhoea.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with epilepsy, kidney or heart diseases.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Moxam 250mg Capsule
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Moxam 250mg Capsule.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Moxam 250mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Moxam 250mg Capsule is probably usafe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Moxam 250mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy or light-headed, you may experience a sudden, transient loss of vision, or you may faint for a short period. This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
SAFE
Moxam 250mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Moxam 250mg Capsule is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
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Liver
Moxam 250mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Moxam 250mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of Moxam 250mg Capsule in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Trental 400mg Tablet, Alkepin 25mg Tablet DT, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Januvia 100mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Moxifloxacin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Moxam 250mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Moxifloxacin

Q. Is moxifloxacin stronger than amoxicillin?
Moxifloxacin and amoxicillin are two different antibiotics effective against a wide range of infection causing bacteria and have different mechanisms of action. A comparison between moxifloxacin and amoxicillin cannot be drawn.
Moxam is a broad spectrum antibiotic, effective in killing a wide range of bacteria and can be used against a variety of infections (infections of sinuses, airways, lungs, genital tract, abdominal infections, and infections of skin and eye). It is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is moxifloxacin an antibiotic/ steroid/ penicillin / a sulfa drug?
Moxifloxacin is an antibiotic and not a steroid / penicillin / sulfa drug. It belongs to a class of drugs called fluoroquinolone antibiotics and kills a wide range of infection causing bacteria. It does not have chemical structure or effects similar to steroids. The chemical structure and mechanism of action of moxifloxacin is different from sulfa drugs
Yes. Moxam (also available as Moxicip) is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
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Substitutes for Moxam

No substitutes found for this medicine
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