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Moxam Infusion


Overview

Uses of Moxam Infusion

Moxam Infusion side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

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 works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

Moxam Infusion related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Moxam Infusion.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Moxam Infusion may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Moxam Infusion is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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.
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.
Liver
Moxam Infusion should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Moxam Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Moxam Infusion in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Moxam Infusion?

If you miss a dose of Moxam Infusion, 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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Moxam Infusion to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Moxam Infusion and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Moxam with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Suclosz, Vizopin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adrovit Z
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Pramipex
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Moxam

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My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
How much dose of ceftriaxone is neccesary for preventing drug resistance in body
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
Ask A Chemist
it is an antibiotic and is used for treating bacterial infections
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Moxam cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Moxam can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Can the use of Moxam increase the risk of muscle damage?

Yes, use of Moxam is known to increase the risk of muscle damage, commonly in the ankle (achilies tendon). Muscle damage can happen in people of all ages who take Moxam. Inform your doctor if you feel any kind of muscle pain while using this medicine.

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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Alkem Laboratories Limited, Devashish Building, Alkem House, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013.
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