Moxylong SS 250 mg/250 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Moxylong SS 250 mg/250 mg Tablet

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Uses of Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Amoxicillin

Common

Nausea, Allergic reaction, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Amoxicillin

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.

How Moxylong SS 250 mg/250 mg Tablet works

Amoxicillin 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.
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Uses of Probenecid

Probenecid is used in the treatment of gout.
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Side effects of Probenecid

Common

Hypersensitivity reaction, Gastrointestinal irritation.

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How to use Probenecid

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.

How Moxylong SS 250 mg/250 mg Tablet works

Probenecid decreases the uric acid levels in the blood by increasing its excretion in urine.

In Depth Information on Moxylong SS 250 mg/250 mg Tablet

Expert advice for Amoxicillin

  • 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.

Expert advice for Probenecid

  • Do not use probenecid along with salicylates like aspirin.
  • You may be prescribed colchicine or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent (NSAID, pain killer) to prevent severe gouty attacks during the first 6 to 12 months of probenecid therapy.
  • Consult your doctor before starting probenecid treatment if you have or ever had kidney stones, any other kidney disorder, ulcers in the stomach and small intestine (peptic ulcers),diabetes, severe liver disorders, blood disorders or glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency.
  • Inform your doctor about any scheduled surgery for which you would be receiving anesthetics.
  • You should take adequate water or fluids while taking probenecid to prevent kidney stones.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Take precautions while driving or operating machinery, as probenecid is known to cause dizziness.
Warnings
Special precautions for Moxylong SS 250 mg/250 mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Moxylong SS 250 mg/250 mg Tablet is probably safe to use dur
ing lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Moxylong SS 250 mg/250 mg Tablet 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
Moxylong SS 250 mg/250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Moxylong SS 250 mg/250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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

Frequently asked questions for Moxylong SS 250 mg/250 mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Amoxicillin

Q. Does Amoxicillin act against anaerobic bacteria?
Amoxicillin is active against aerobic (both gram-positive and gram-negative) bacteria and anaerobic bacterial infections like clostridium sp.
Q. Does Amoxicillin cause fungal (yeast) infections?
Amoxicillin 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.
Q. Can I take Amoxicillin for virus infections?
Amoxicillin is only effective against bacterial infections, not viral infections. Consult a doctor before taking any antibiotics.
Q. Does Amoxicillin cause constipation?
Amoxicillin has not been reported to cause constipation. However, consult your doctor if you have constipation while taking Amoxicillin as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Does Amoxicillin cause headache?
Amoxicillin has not been reported to cause a headache. However, consult your doctor if you have a headache while taking Amoxicillin as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Can I take Amoxicillin for fever?
Amoxicillin 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.
Q. Can I take Amoxicillin for boils?
Amoxicillin 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.
Q. Can I take Amoxicillin for a sore throat?
Amoxicillin 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.
Q. Can I take Amoxicillin for bacterial vaginosis?
Amoxicillin can be used in the treatment of bacterial vaginosis. However, talk to a doctor before taking any antibiotics for your condition.
Q. Can I take Amoxicillin for flu?
Amoxicillin is not useful for the treatment of flu. Consult a doctor for knowing the right medicines for its treatment.
Q. Can I take Amoxicillin for an ear infection?
Amoxicillin can be used for the treatment of ear infection, however, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take Amoxicillin for diverticulitis?
Amoxicillin can be used in the treatment of diverticulitis, however, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your condition.
Q. Is Amoxicillin safe?
Amoxicillin is safe to use if taken at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by a doctor.
Q. Is Amoxicillin safe for heart patients?
Amoxicillin 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.
Q. Is Amoxicillin used for throat infections?
Amoxicillin 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 Amoxicillin is recommended for its treatment.
Q. Is Amoxicillin a pain killer?
Amoxicillin is not a pain killer. It is an antibiotic.
Q. Is Amoxicillin a cephalosporin?
Amoxicillin is not a cephalosporin. It is an antibiotic which belongs to a class of drugs known as penicillins.
Q. Is Amoxicillin good for prostate infection?
Amoxicillin 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.
Q. Does Amoxicillin treat urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Yes, Amoxicillin can be used to treat urinary tract infection (UTI) if it is caused by the bacteria against which Amoxicillin is active. Consult a doctor for the right diagnosis of your infection and use antibiotics which are recommended.
Q. Does Amoxicillin can treat cough?
Amoxicillin 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.
Q. Does Amoxicillin cause drowsiness?
No, Amoxicillin has not been reported to cause drowsiness. In case you experience drowsiness while taking Amoxicillin, please consult your doctor.
Q. Does Amoxicillin affect sperm?
No, Amoxicillin has not been reported to affect sperm. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Does Amoxicillin contain penicillin?
Amoxicillin does not contain penicillin. However, it belongs to the same class of antibiotics.
Q. Does Amoxicillin cause diarrhea?
Amoxicillin 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 Amoxicillin with tramadol?
Amoxicillin 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 Amoxicillin with metronidazole?
Amoxicillin 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.
Q. Can I take Amoxicillin with a medicine for cold?
Please consult your doctor before taking Amoxicillin with any medicine for cold as these medicines have many components and the interaction with each component can be different.
Q. Can I take Amoxicillin with metformin?
Yes, Amoxicillin 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 Amoxicillin with loratadine?
Yes, Amoxicillin 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.
Q. Can I take Amoxicillin with aspirin?
Amoxicillin and aspirin increase levels of each other. Please consult your doctor before taking Amoxicillin with aspirin at the same time.
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Frequently asked questions for Probenecid

Q. Is probenecid an NSAID/ antibiotic/ sulfa drug/ diuretic?
No. Probenecid belongs to a class of medications called uricosuric agents and is used to reduce high levels of uric acid in the body and to prevent and treat gout and gouty arthritis. It has no anti-inflammatory effect like NSAIDs or activity against infections like antibiotics or sulfa drugs. It is only used in combination with antibiotics (e.g. penicillin, ampicillin, amoxicillin etc.) to prolong their effect during infection. It has no effect on increasing urine output and is not a diuretic
Q. Probenecid is combined with penicillin/ why is probenecid given with penicillin/ how does probenecid work with penicillin/ how does probenecid increase penicillin/ what effect does probenecid have on penicillin?
In certain cases of serious infections (e.g. gonorrhea or neurosyphillis) probenecid may be prescribed along with antibiotics like penicillin to prolong the effect of the antibiotics given by any route. Probenecid inhibits the elimination (excretion from blood into the urine) of certain antibiotics like penicillin by the kidneys thereby delaying its excretion and increasing concentration in the blood
Q. What is Probenecid used for?
Probenecid is a uricosuric agent and is used to reduce high levels of uric acid in the body and to prevent and treat gout and gouty arthritis (pain and inflammation of small joints due to deposition of uric acid in the joint). It is also used to prolong the effect of antibiotics (e.g. penicillin)
Q. Does Probenecid cause kidney stones?
Yes. Kidney stones are among the known side effects of Probenecid treatment.
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