Moxitrum 400 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.
Moxitrum 400 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 MOXITRUM TABLET
BENEFITS OF MOXITRUM TABLET
In Bacterial infections
Moxitrum 400 Tablet is an antibiotic medicine that can be used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria. These include infections of the ear, nose, throat, lungs, urinary tract, skin, and soft tissues in adults and children. It works by killing and stopping the growth of the bacteria causing the infection.
This medicine usually makes you feel better quite quickly. However, you should continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even when you feel better, to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.
SIDE EFFECTS OF MOXITRUM 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 Moxitrum
HOW TO USE MOXITRUM 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. Moxitrum 400 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
HOW MOXITRUM TABLET WORKS
Moxitrum 400 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.
Consuming alcohol with Moxitrum 400 Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Moxitrum 400 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.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Moxitrum 400 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Moxitrum 400 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Moxitrum 400 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.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Moxitrum 400 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Moxitrum 400 Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Moxitrum 400 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Moxitrum 400 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Moxitrum 400 Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE MOXITRUM TABLET?
If you miss a dose of Moxitrum 400 Tablet, take 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.