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Moxishan Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
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Store below 30°C

Product introduction

Moxishan Tablet 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 cures the infection by stopping the further growth of the causative microorganisms.

Moxishan Tablet should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It may be taken with or without food, preferably at a fixed time. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. You should not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. Simply take the next dose as planned.

You may have a headache, dizziness, and nausea as side effects of this medicine. These are usually temporary and resolves on its own, but please consult your doctor if it bothers you or persists for a longer duration. Diarrhea may also 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.

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.

Uses of Moxishan Tablet

  • Treatment of Bacterial eye infections

Benefits of Moxishan Tablet

In Treatment of Bacterial eye infections

Moxishan Tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It works by stopping the growth of the bacteria that is causing the infection. It helps relieve symptoms such as pain, redness, itching or soreness caused due to eye infections. The dose and duration of treatment will be decided by your doctor based on your condition. Make sure you complete the full course of treatment. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning.

Side effects of Moxishan Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Moxishan

  • Eye discomfort
  • Dry eye
  • Burning sensation in eye

How to use Moxishan 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. Moxishan Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Moxishan Tablet works

Moxishan Tablet 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.

Safety advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Moxishan Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Moxishan Tablet 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.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Moxishan Tablet 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
Moxishan Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Moxishan Tablet 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
Moxishan Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Moxishan Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Moxishan Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Moxishan Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Moxishan Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

What if you forget to take Moxishan Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Moxishan Tablet, use 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.

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed Moxishan Tablet for the treatment of bacterial infections of the eye.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute, immediately after instilling the medication.
  • Do not touch the tip to any surface, or to your eye, to avoid contamination.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • It may cause short-term blurring of vision when first used. Use caution before driving or using machines.
  • Do not wear contact lenses until your infection clears up.
  • Make sure to use it within 4 weeks of opening the medication.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Fluoroquinolone
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL
Action Class
Quinolones/ Fluroquinolones

Interaction with drugs

Taking Moxishan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient concerns

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Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Pic is not clear, plz visit for proper opinion
I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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References

  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 940-41.
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  3. Moxifloxacin. Wayne, NJ: Bayer HealthCare; 1999 [revised 12 Oct. 2010]. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Chaves RG, Lamounier JA. Breastfeeding and maternal medications. J Pediatr (Rio J). 2004;80(5 Suppl):S189-98. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  5. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Shankus Acme Pharma Private Limited, B/7,Ananya Appartment, Near.Mangleshwar Mahadev, Ghodasar, Ahmedabad-380050, Gujarat, India
Country of origin: India

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