Moxam Infusion

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Moxam 400mg Infusion

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₹2.39/Infusion
100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Moxam Infusion

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Uses of Moxam Infusion

Moxam Infusion is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections and tuberculosis (TB).
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 Infusion

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Moxam Infusion

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How Moxam Infusion works

Moxam infusion is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Moxam Infusion

Expert advice for Moxam Infusion

  • 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 Infusion
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Moxam Infusion.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Moxam Infusion 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 Infusion should be used with caution during lactation.
Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Moxam Infusion 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 Infusion is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Moxam Infusion is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Ozip 2.5mg Tablet, Oliza 10mg Injection, Cipin 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 400mg Infusion

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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