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Moxilium CV 250mg/125mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Moxilium CV 250mg/125mg Tablet is a penicillin-type of antibiotic that helps your body fight infections caused by bacteria. It is used to treat infections of the lungs (e.g., pneumonia), ear, nasal sinus, urinary tract, skin, and soft tissue. It will not work for viral infections such as the common cold.

Moxilium CV 250mg/125mg Tablet is best taken with a meal to reduce the chance of a stomach upset. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you to remember to take it. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for, but you should always complete a full course of this antibiotic as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it until you have finished, even when you feel better. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive and the infection may come back or worsen.

The most common side effects of this medicine include vomiting, nausea, and diarrhea. These are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or will not go away.

Before taking it, let your doctor know if you are allergic to any antibiotics or have any kidney or liver problems. You should also let your healthcare team know about all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. This medicine is generally regarded as safe to use during pregnancy and breastfeeding if prescribed by a doctor.

Uses of Moxilium CV Tablet

Moxilium CV Tablet side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Moxilium CV Tablet

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. Moxilium CV 250mg/125mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
This will help to avoid stomach upset.

How Moxilium CV Tablet works

Moxilium CV 250mg/125mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Amoxycillin and Clavulanic Acid. Amoxycillin is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Clavulanic Acid is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Amoxycillin against bacteria.

Moxilium CV Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Moxilium CV 250mg/125mg Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Moxilium CV 250mg/125mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Moxilium CV 250mg/125mg Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Moxilium CV 250mg/125mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Moxilium CV 250mg/125mg Tablet may cause side effects such as allergic reactions, dizziness or fits that may make you unfit to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Moxilium CV 250mg/125mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Moxilium CV 250mg/125mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Moxilium CV 250mg/125mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Moxilium CV 250mg/125mg Tablet 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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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat bacterial infections even if they have developed resistance. 
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Moxilium CV 250mg/125mg Tablet may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Stop taking Moxilium CV 250mg/125mg Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.
  • Do not use leftover medicine for treating any infection in the future. Always consult your doctor before taking any antibiotic.

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Can Moxilium CV cause allergic reaction?

Yes, Moxilium CV can cause an allergic reaction and is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to penicillins. Get emergency medical help if you have any signs of allergic reaction: hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of your face, lips, tongue or throat.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Moxilium CV?

The use of Moxilium CV is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to penicillins or any other excipient. It should not be used in patients with the history of liver disease.

Q. Can the use of Moxilium CV cause contraceptive failure?

Yes, the use of Moxilium CV can lower the efficacy of birth control pills. Ask your doctor about using some other methods of contraception (such as a condom, diaphragm, spermicide) while you are taking Moxilium CV.

Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of Moxilium CV?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Moxilium CV can increase the risks side effects. Moxilium CV takes time to show its full effect and treat your infection. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Moxilium CV?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. What is Moxilium CV?

Moxilium CV is a combination of two medicines: Amoxicillin and Clavulanic acid. This is used for the treatment of bacterial infection by killing the harmful bacteria that cause infection. It is used for the treatment of bacterial infections, for eg. tonsillitis, sinusitis, otitis media, respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, boils, abscesses, cellulitis, wound infection, osteomyelitis, and dentoalveolar infections.

Q. Is it safe to use Moxilium CV?

Moxilium CV is safe to use when taken as advised by the doctor. However, in some patients it may cause common side effects like diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, rash, allergic reaction and other uncommon or rare side effects. If you experience any persistent problem while taking this medicine, inform your doctor as soon as possible.

Q. Can I stop taking Moxilium CV when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Moxilium CV before completing the full course of the treatment, even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. So, it is important to take this medicine for the duration advised by the doctor.

Q. Can the use of Moxilium CV cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Moxilium CV can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic and it kills the harmful bacteria, however, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. In case you experience diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if diarrhea persists and you notice any signs of dehydration, like less frequency of urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicine without consulting a doctor.

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