Q. Can I stop Moxcent 0.3 Tablet if my blood pressure is controlled?
Do not stop taking Moxcent 0.3 Tablet without talking to your doctor, even if you feel fine or your blood pressure is controlled. Suddenly stopping the medicine may cause serious changes in your blood pressure. If required, your doctor will slowly reduce the dose over 2 weeks.
Q. When can I take Moxcent 0.3 Tablet?
In case you are prescribed a single lowest dose of Moxcent 0.3 Tablet, you can take it in the morning. On the other hand, if divided doses are to be taken, one dose can be taken in the morning and the other in the evening.
Q. How should I take Moxcent 0.3 Tablet?
You should take Moxcent 0.3 Tablet exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Take it as a whole (without crushing or chewing it) with sufficient amount of water. It can be taken before, during or after meals, as food does not affect the working of Moxcent 0.3 Tablet.
Q. Who should not take Moxcent 0.3 Tablet?
You should not take Moxcent 0.3 Tablet if you are allergic to it or have heart function insufficiency. Prefer not to use the medicine if you have a slow heart rate (below 50 beats/minute at rest) or suffer from an abnormal heart rhythm or a change in the rate of the heartbeat (called sick-sinus syndrome or second or third degree AV-block).
Q. What are the symptoms of overdose of Moxcent 0.3 Tablet?
Symptoms of overdose of Moxcent 0.3 Tablet include headache, feeling sleepy, fall in blood pressure, feeling dizzy, unusual weakness, and slow heart rate. The other symptoms can be dry mouth, being sick, feeling tired, and abdominal pain. In case of overdose contact your doctor or nearest hospital emergency department immediately.
Q. Can I take atenolol with Moxcent 0.3 Tablet?
You can take atenolol along with Moxcent 0.3 Tablet but inform your doctor that you are taking atenolol also. Also, if you plan to stop Moxcent 0.3 Tablet, stop taking atenolol few days before you stop Moxcent 0.3 Tablet. This is because stopping both treatments at the same time could result in an increased blood pressure.
Q. Can Moxcent 0.3 Tablet affect my sleep?
Sleep disturbance is a common side effect of Moxcent 0.3 Tablet. This tends to be mild and settles down soon. Other common side effects may include headache, dizziness, vertigo (a spinning sensation), and sleepiness. Contact your doctor if these effects persist or worry you.
Q. What type of drug is Moxcent 0.3 Tablet?
Moxcent 0.3 Tablet belongs to antihypertensive class of medicines. It is used to lower blood pressure of hypertensive patients.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.