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Moxy Mucolite 500 mg/60 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Moxy Mucolite 500 mg/60 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines. It is prescribed to treat various types of respiratory infections. It treats the infection and prevents further infections by killing the microorganisms. It also reduces the viscosity of the mucus (phlegm) for easy cough out.

Moxy Mucolite 500 mg/60 mg Tablet is a prescription medicine. It can be taken with or without food. Take the medicine in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The treatment should not be interrupted without consulting your doctor, this may affect the potency of the medicine.

Some of the side effects of Moxy Mucolite 500 mg/60 mg Tablet are nausea, sleepiness, loss of appetite, etc. You may also feel dizzy, thus it is advised not to drive or operate machinery. To overcome dizziness you should drink plenty of fluid. If any of the side effects get aggravated, contact your doctor immediately. In cases of severe liver or kidney disease, consult your doctor before you start with the treatment.

Uses of Moxy Mucolite Tablet

Moxy Mucolite Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Skin rash
  • Allergic reaction

How to use Moxy Mucolite 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. Moxy Mucolite 500 mg/60 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Moxy Mucolite Tablet works

Moxy Mucolite 500 mg/60 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Amoxycillin and Ambroxol which treat respiratory tract infections associated with excessive mucus (phlegm). Amoxycillin is an antibiotic which kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering. Ambroxol is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Addition of Ambroxol enhances the antibacterial effect of Amoxycillin.

Moxy Mucolite Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Moxy Mucolite 500 mg/60 mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Moxy Mucolite 500 mg/60 mg 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.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Moxy Mucolite 500 mg/60 mg Tablet during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Moxy Mucolite 500 mg/60 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Moxy Mucolite 500 mg/60 mg Tablet can have side effects and the symptoms (such as allergic reactions, dizziness and convulsions) may make you unfit to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Moxy Mucolite 500 mg/60 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Moxy Mucolite 500 mg/60 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Moxy Mucolite 500 mg/60 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Moxy Mucolite 500 mg/60 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Moxy Mucolite

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I have diabetes, and I'm taking Glycomet for the same. I was recently hospitalised with a lower respiratory tract infection. The antibiotics I was prescribed gave me diarrhoea. Since the antibiotics course is now over, the doctor has now asked me to take Econorm (twice a day) and Sibofix 400 MG (twice a day). My question is whether I can avoid taking Sibofix, because I am afraid my diarrhoea will restart because Sibofix is an antibiotic. Currently my only problems are lack of appetite and a bloated sensation in my stomach.
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
Do proper antibiotics course
I have diabetes, and I'm taking Glycomet for the same. I was recently hospitalised with a lower respiratory tract infection. The antibiotics I was prescribed gave me diarrhoea. Since the antibiotics course is now over, the doctor has now asked me to take Econorm (twice a day) and Sibofix 400 MG (twice a day). My question is whether I can avoid taking Sibofix, because I am afraid my diarrhoea will restart because Sibofix is an antibiotic. Currently my only problems are lack of appetite and a bloated sensation in my stomach.
Dr. Shikha Mishra
Dietician
For medicine related query please consult doctor
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FAQs

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Moxy Mucolite as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

Q. Can the use of Moxy Mucolite cause allergic reaction?

Although it is rare but yes, Moxy Mucolite can cause allergic reaction and is harmful in patients with known allergy to penicillins. Get emergency medical help if you have any signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty in breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
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References
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  4. Amoxycillin. Research Triangle Park, NC: GlaxoSmithKline; Oct. 2006. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd., 8-2-337, Road No. 3, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500034, INDIA
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