Moxgard 250mg Capsule

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Composition for Moxgard 250mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Moxgard Capsule

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Uses of Moxgard Capsule

Moxgard 250mg Capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Moxgard Capsule

Common

Nausea, Allergic reaction, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Moxgard 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 Moxgard 250mg Capsule at a fixed time.

How Moxgard Capsule works

Moxgard 250mg capsule is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

In Depth Information on Moxgard Capsule

Expert advice for Moxgard Capsule

  • Do not take this drug if you are allergic to amoxicillin or penicillin.
  • Take the medicine with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • You may have loose stools while taking this drug. It gets better after finishing the course, If it worsens consult your doctor.
  • Amoxicillin can make birth control pills less effective. Ask your doctor about using a non-hormone method of birth control (such as a condom, diaphragm, spermicide) to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine. 
  • Space the doses evenly during the day, at least 4 hours apart.
  • Keep taking amoxicillin until the treatment is finished, even if you feel better.
  • Do not take amoxicillin for more than 2 weeks or two doses in 1 hour.
  • Tell your doctor that you are taking amoxicillin before you go through urine or blood tests for liver function test.
  • Consult your doctor before taking amoxicillin if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Moxgard 250mg Capsule
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Moxgard 250mg Capsule.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Moxgard 250mg Capsule is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Moxgard 250mg Capsule is safe to use during lactation. Huma
n 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.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Moxgard 250mg Capsule can have side effects and the symptoms (such as allergic reactions, dizziness and convulsions) may make you unfit to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Moxgard 250mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Moxgard 250mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Moxgard 250mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Moxgard 250mg Capsule 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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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Moxgard 250mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Amoxicillin

Moxgard is active against aerobic (both gram-positive and gram-negative) bacteria and anaerobic bacterial infections like clostridium sp.
Moxgard is a broad spectrum antibiotic. On long-term use, it may kill helpful bacteria in the body which keep the body’s fungal (yeast) population in check. So, this decrease in the number of helpful bacteria may lead to fungal (yeast) infections.
Moxgard is only effective against bacterial infections, not viral infections. Consult a doctor before taking any antibiotics.
Moxgard has not been reported to cause constipation. However, consult your doctor if you have constipation while taking Moxgard as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Moxgard has not been reported to cause a headache. However, consult your doctor if you have a headache while taking Moxgard as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Moxgard can be used in the treatment of fever only if it is associated with an infection which can be treated with it. Talk to a doctor for the right diagnosis of your condition before taking any antibiotics.
Moxgard is effective in the treatment of skin and soft tissue infections like boils. However, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your infections.
Moxgard can be used in the treatment of sorethroat only if it is associated with an infection which can be treated with it. Talk to a doctor for the right diagnosis of your condition before taking any antibiotics.
Moxgard can be used in the treatment of bacterial vaginosis. However, talk to a doctor before taking any antibiotics for your condition.
Moxgard is not useful for the treatment of flu. Consult a doctor for knowing the right medicines for its treatment.
Moxgard can be used for the treatment of ear infection, however, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your infections.
Moxgard can be used in the treatment of diverticulitis, however, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your condition.
Moxgard is safe to use if taken at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by a doctor.
Moxgard is safe to use in heart patients if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor. Always share your medical history with the doctor before taking any medicine.
Moxgard can be used for the treatment of throat infections. However, it should be used when the cause of infection is diagnosed by the doctor and Moxgard is recommended for its treatment.
Moxgard is not a pain killer. It is an antibiotic.
Moxgard is not a cephalosporin. It is an antibiotic which belongs to a class of drugs known as penicillins.
Moxgard can be used for treating prostate infections caused by bacteria against which it is active. Consult a doctor for the right diagnosis of your infection and use antibiotics which are recommended.
Yes, Moxgard can be used to treat urinary tract infection (UTI) if it is caused by the bacteria against which Moxgard is active. Consult a doctor for the right diagnosis of your infection and use antibiotics which are recommended.
Moxgard would be needed for the treatment of a cough only if it is associated with an infection. Talk to a doctor for the right diagnosis of your condition before taking any antibiotics.
No, Moxgard has not been reported to cause drowsiness. In case you experience drowsiness while taking Moxgard, please consult your doctor.
No, Moxgard has not been reported to affect sperm. Please consult your doctor.
Moxgard does not contain penicillin. However, it belongs to the same class of antibiotics.
Moxgard can cause diarrhea as a common side effect. Please talk to your doctor in case you have this side effect as it could be due to the change in the normal bacteria of your gut and you may need to stop this medicine.
Q. Can I take Moxgard with tramadol?
Moxgard can be taken with tramadol. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Moxgard with metronidazole?
Moxgard can be taken with metronidazole. No drug-drug interactions have been clinically seen between the two. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Please consult your doctor before taking Moxgard with any medicine for cold as these medicines have many components and the interaction with each component can be different.
Q. Can I take Moxgard with metformin?
Yes, Moxgard can be taken with metformin. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Moxgard with loratadine?
Yes, Moxgard can be taken with loratadine. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Moxgard and aspirin increase levels of each other. Please consult your doctor before taking Moxgard with aspirin at the same time.
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