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Moxicip Infusion

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Overview

Introduction of Moxicip Infusion

Moxicip Infusion is an antibiotic, used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in treating infections of the urinary tract, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues and lungs (pneumonia). It prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

Moxicip Infusion is administered by a healthcare professional. Kindly do not self administer. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

Some people may experience nausea, diarrhea and vomiting as the side effects of this medicine. You may also notice some injection site reactions like pain, swelling or redness. Please consult your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. Rarely, some people may have a severe allergic reaction which needs urgent medical attention. Signs of this include rash, swelling of the lips, tongue or face, shortness of breath or breathing problems.

You should not take this medicine if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Special care should be taken in people with kidney problems, while taking this medicine. Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.

Uses of Moxicip Infusion

Moxicip Infusion side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Moxicip Infusion

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

How Moxicip Infusion works

Moxicip 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.

Moxicip Infusion related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Moxicip Infusion does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Moxicip Infusion may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Moxicip Infusion is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Moxicip Infusion may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Moxicip 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 IF PRESCRIBED
Moxicip Infusion is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Moxicip Infusion is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Moxicip Infusion should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Moxicip Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Moxicip Infusion in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Moxicip Infusion?

If you miss a dose of Moxicip 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

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Moxicip

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Coughing and blocked nose from the past 4-5 day. My family physician gave me Novamox 250 and Lax. But it aint getting better yet. What to do?
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
take MOXICIP 400 mg once daily for 5 days
conjectivities and eyes are red
Dr. Richa Jain
Eye Specialist
Use e/d moxicip n refresh tears. Visit doctor for examination
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Moxicip cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Moxicip 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 Moxicip increase the risk of muscle damage?

Yes, use of Moxicip 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 Moxicip. Inform your doctor if you feel any kind of muscle pain while using this medicine.

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