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Mox 500mg Capsule

RANBAXY LABORATORIES LTD.
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98
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Mox 500mg Capsule

RANBAXY LABORATORIES LTD.
*Estimated Price
98
Buy from Netmeds

About Mox 500mg Capsule

Mox 500 mg Capsule is an antibiotic medicine that is used to treat bacterial infection by killing bacteria and bacterial cell wall. Bacterial infections in Lungs, throat, ear, nose, genitals, skin, urinary tract etc. could be cured by using Mox 500. It has Amoxicillin (500mg) which belongs to the class of penicillin.

Uses Benefits and uses of Mox 500mg Capsule

Mox 500mg Capsule is generally used to treat bacterial infections but there are several other uses where it could be taken:-
  1. Bacterial infection
  2. Ear infection
  3. Infection in intestines
  4. Throat infection
  5. Nose infection
  6. Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  7. Skin Infection
  8. Lung Infection (Pneumonia)
  9. Skin Infection
  10. Sexually Transmitted Disease (STDs) caused by bacterial infections
  11. Infections in genitals (esp. females)
  12. Sinusitis
This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of the Mox 500mg Capsule as well. Please do not take this medicine because someone has taken it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician or a specialist before using the medicine.

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Side Effects List of side-effects of Mox 500mg Capsule

Apart from the uses of Mox 500mg Capsule, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Nausea
  2. Allergic Reaction
  3. Diarrhea 
  4. Joint Pain
  5. Fever
  6. Jaundice symptoms
  7. Tooth discolouration
  8. Metallic Taste
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few rare symptoms. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please consult a doctor instantly. Also, consult the doctor if you have blurred vision or rashes. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms. These symptoms become more prominent when one is prone to a longer use.

Composition and Dosage Dosage and Composition of Mox 500mg Capsule

Mox 500mg Capsule is made from following active ingredient
  • Amoxicillin (500 mg) - It prevents bacterial infection by killing active bacteria. It prevents the formation of protective wall of bacteria and thus they are easily destroyed
Mox 500mg Capsule should be used in prescribed quantity by the doctor. It is advised to take this medicine with food or immediately after food. The effect of this medicine starts in 1-2 hours and lasts for an average duration of 6 hours.

You can buy Mox 500mg Capsule from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available as well. The drug is considered inexpensive by popular opinion. It comes in a strip of 15 tablets and it can be used by referring to the prescription. Please check the expiry of the package. It is manufactured by Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd.

How to use Mox 500mg Capsule? - Swallow the tablet in one go and do not chew it. Use the dosage as suggested by a doctor.

Expert Advice Expert advice on Mox 500mg Capsule

  • How does it work? Amoxicillin is a penicillin antibiotic which is used to fight bacterial infection. It destroys bacterial cell wall which protects bacteria.
  • Patients with Kidney & liver disease must take doctor's advice before consuming Mox 500mg Capsule.
  • Do not take more than 3 tablets in a day & keep enough gap between each dosage
  • If you feel itching, rashes or any symptoms after its use, please consult with a doctor immediately
  • Do not take this medicine on the advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this medicine to someone you feel has the same symptoms.
  • General advice for Antibiotics - Always complete the course of antibiotics as prescribed by doctor and do not stop if you start to feel better
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the medicine
  • Store Mox 500mg Capsule at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • Mox 500mg Capsule is not an OTC medicine and only available with a prescription. It is strictly advised to seek professional help before consuming this medication. Your doctor might add paracetamol along with Mox 500 if you have symptoms like fever & pain.
  • Taking Mox 500mg Capsule Tablet while on empty stomach may cause acid reflux
  • Mox 500mg Capsule has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions

Precautions Precautions and drug interaction of Mox 500mg Capsule

Before using Mox 500mg Capsule, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Allergic to Mox 500mg Capsule or Amoxicillin
  • Liver & Kidney Disease
  • Allergic Reaction (Skin inflammation, fever, joint pain, breathing problems, swelling etc.)
  • Hypersensitivity to Penicillin
Mox 500mg Capsule Drug Interactions
  • Chloramphenicol
  • Methotrexate
  • Oral contraceptives (birth control drugs esp. hormonal)
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Mox 500mg Capsule. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.
Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Don't take it for more than 2 weeks
  • Always complete the course of the antibiotic as prescribed by doctor
  • If you operate heavy machinery, using this medicine might make you drowsy or cause confusion. Please do not continue to operate if you feel these symptoms
  • Avoid taking this medicine along with steroids
  • Consult your doctor if you have bloody or watery diarrhoea but don't stop the course on your own
  • Inform your doctors about all your existing medications and medical conditions
  • Inform your doctor if diarrhea doesn't stop even after completing the course of the medicine.

FAQs Commonly asked question on Mox 500mg Capsule

1. I missed a dose of Mox 500mg Capsule, what should I do?
If you have missed a dose by chance, try to use it as soon as possible when you notice. However, if the time is closer to your next dosage, simply skip the medicine. In such cases, try not to take a double dosage. 

2. I overdosed on the prescribed quantity of Mox 500mg Capsule, what should I do?
If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Mox 500mg Capsule, please talk to a physician immediately. Consuming more than prescribed quantity might cause serious side-effects. 

3. Can Mox 500mg Capsule be used along with alcohol?
There is no sufficient data about interaction of Alcohol and Mox 500. Please consult a doctor before using the medicine.

4. Can Mox 500 be used during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
You must consult a gynecologist for more details before consuming the medicine. Pregnant women can weigh the pros & cons of the drug with the help of a doctor before it is used.

5. Can I drive while using Mox 500mg Capsule?
YesHowever, if Mox 500mg Capsule makes you feel drowsy & causes blurred vision, it is considered unsafe to drive when you feel such symptoms.

6. Is using Mox 500mg Capsule addictive?
Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. I took an expired dose of the medicine. What should I do?
Taking an expired dose of Mox 500mg Capsule might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safe side.

8. Can Mox 500 be used for a virus infection?
No, Mox 500 is effective in treating only bacterial infection and it will not have any effect on virus infections like common cold etc.

9. Can Mox 500 cause fungus infection?
Mox 500 is a broad spectrum antibiotic and kills all the bacterial cells. There are some good bacteria (probiotic) which keep yeast (fungus) population under control. So if Mox 500 or any antibiotic is used for a longer duration it might increase chances of fungus infection.

10. How does using Mox 500 help with muscle pain or joint pain?
Mox 500 is not a painkiller and will not be able to help in relieving pain.

11. Can using Mox 500 help with fever?
If the cause of fever is due to a bacterial infection, Mox 500 can help in killing the bacteria and reversing related symptoms. If the cause of fever is something else, Mox 500 might not be very useful.

12. Can Mox 500 helpful in reducing Acne, boils or other skin diseases?
Mox 500 is effective in treating acne, soft tissue infections and other skin infections which are caused by bacteria.

13. Is Mox 500 safe?
Yes. Mox 500 is considered safe if it is used under the guidance of a medical professional.

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Mox 500 is a good antibiotic
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The above medicine data is written by Dr. Nupur Tandon. It is edited, updated and maintained by JustDoc Quality Team. If you have any queries regarding the data, please email us at doctors@justdoc.com. Read about our Medical Team here.

Mox 500mg Capsule is available in 100+ cities in India

Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Surat, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam, Indore, Thane, Bhopal, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Patna, Vadodara, Ghaziabad, Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Agra, Madurai, Nashik, Faridabad, Meerut, Rajkot, Kalyan-Dombivali, Vasai-Virar, Varanasi, Srinagar, Aurangabad, Dhanbad, Amritsar, Navi Mumbai, Allahabad, Ranchi, Howrah (city area), Jabalpur, Gwalior, Vijayawada, Jodhpur, Raipur, Kota, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Solapur, Hubballi-Dharwad, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Moradabad, Mysore, Bareily, Gurgaon, Aligarh, Jalandhar, Bhubaneswar, Salem, Mira-Bhayandar, Warangal, Thiruvananthapuram, Guntur, Bhiwandi, Saharanpur, Gorakhpur, Bikaner, Amravati, Noida, Jamshedpur, Bhilai, Cuttack, Firozabad, Kochi, Nellore, Bhavnagar, Dehradun, Durgapur, Asansol, Nanded, Kolhapur, Ajmer, Akola, Gulbarga, Jamnagar, Ujjain, Loni, Siliguri, Jhansi, Ulhasnagar, Jammu, Secunderabad, Mangalore, Erode, Belgaum, Ambattur, Tirunelveli, Malegaon
Information on this page was last updated on - Thu, Mar 15 2018

Disclaimer
The above information is collected by experts on JustDoc.com for Mox 500mg Capsule. This information is accurate, complete & up-to-date to the best of knowledge & understanding of a medical professional. Please do not use this information as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. JustDoc doesn't guarantee the accuracy & exhaustiveness of the above-mentioned information about Mox 500mg Capsule. Users are recommended to visit a physician or consult a doctor on justdoc.com for a professional opinion about your condition.

About Mox 500mg Capsule

Mox 500 mg Capsule is an antibiotic medicine that is used to treat bacterial infection by killing bacteria and bacterial cell wall. Bacterial infections in Lungs, throat, ear, nose, genitals, skin, urinary tract etc. could be cured by using Mox 500. It has Amoxicillin (500mg) which belongs to the class of penicillin.

Uses Benefits and uses of Mox 500mg Capsule

Mox 500mg Capsule is generally used to treat bacterial infections but there are several other uses where it could be taken:-
  1. Bacterial infection
  2. Ear infection
  3. Infection in intestines
  4. Throat infection
  5. Nose infection
  6. Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  7. Skin Infection
  8. Lung Infection (Pneumonia)
  9. Skin Infection
  10. Sexually Transmitted Disease (STDs) caused by bacterial infections
  11. Infections in genitals (esp. females)
  12. Sinusitis
This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of the Mox 500mg Capsule as well. Please do not take this medicine because someone has taken it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician or a specialist before using the medicine.

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Side Effects List of side-effects of Mox 500mg Capsule

Apart from the uses of Mox 500mg Capsule, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Nausea
  2. Allergic Reaction
  3. Diarrhea 
  4. Joint Pain
  5. Fever
  6. Jaundice symptoms
  7. Tooth discolouration
  8. Metallic Taste
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few rare symptoms. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please consult a doctor instantly. Also, consult the doctor if you have blurred vision or rashes. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms. These symptoms become more prominent when one is prone to a longer use.

Composition and Dosage Dosage and Composition of Mox 500mg Capsule

Mox 500mg Capsule is made from following active ingredient
  • Amoxicillin (500 mg) - It prevents bacterial infection by killing active bacteria. It prevents the formation of protective wall of bacteria and thus they are easily destroyed
Mox 500mg Capsule should be used in prescribed quantity by the doctor. It is advised to take this medicine with food or immediately after food. The effect of this medicine starts in 1-2 hours and lasts for an average duration of 6 hours.

You can buy Mox 500mg Capsule from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available as well. The drug is considered inexpensive by popular opinion. It comes in a strip of 15 tablets and it can be used by referring to the prescription. Please check the expiry of the package. It is manufactured by Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd.

How to use Mox 500mg Capsule? - Swallow the tablet in one go and do not chew it. Use the dosage as suggested by a doctor.

Expert Advice Expert advice on Mox 500mg Capsule

  • How does it work? Amoxicillin is a penicillin antibiotic which is used to fight bacterial infection. It destroys bacterial cell wall which protects bacteria.
  • Patients with Kidney & liver disease must take doctor's advice before consuming Mox 500mg Capsule.
  • Do not take more than 3 tablets in a day & keep enough gap between each dosage
  • If you feel itching, rashes or any symptoms after its use, please consult with a doctor immediately
  • Do not take this medicine on the advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this medicine to someone you feel has the same symptoms.
  • General advice for Antibiotics - Always complete the course of antibiotics as prescribed by doctor and do not stop if you start to feel better
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the medicine
  • Store Mox 500mg Capsule at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • Mox 500mg Capsule is not an OTC medicine and only available with a prescription. It is strictly advised to seek professional help before consuming this medication. Your doctor might add paracetamol along with Mox 500 if you have symptoms like fever & pain.
  • Taking Mox 500mg Capsule Tablet while on empty stomach may cause acid reflux
  • Mox 500mg Capsule has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions

Precautions Precautions and drug interaction of Mox 500mg Capsule

Before using Mox 500mg Capsule, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Allergic to Mox 500mg Capsule or Amoxicillin
  • Liver & Kidney Disease
  • Allergic Reaction (Skin inflammation, fever, joint pain, breathing problems, swelling etc.)
  • Hypersensitivity to Penicillin
Mox 500mg Capsule Drug Interactions
  • Chloramphenicol
  • Methotrexate
  • Oral contraceptives (birth control drugs esp. hormonal)
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Mox 500mg Capsule. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.
Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Don't take it for more than 2 weeks
  • Always complete the course of the antibiotic as prescribed by doctor
  • If you operate heavy machinery, using this medicine might make you drowsy or cause confusion. Please do not continue to operate if you feel these symptoms
  • Avoid taking this medicine along with steroids
  • Consult your doctor if you have bloody or watery diarrhoea but don't stop the course on your own
  • Inform your doctors about all your existing medications and medical conditions
  • Inform your doctor if diarrhea doesn't stop even after completing the course of the medicine.

FAQs Commonly asked question on Mox 500mg Capsule

1. I missed a dose of Mox 500mg Capsule, what should I do?
If you have missed a dose by chance, try to use it as soon as possible when you notice. However, if the time is closer to your next dosage, simply skip the medicine. In such cases, try not to take a double dosage. 

2. I overdosed on the prescribed quantity of Mox 500mg Capsule, what should I do?
If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Mox 500mg Capsule, please talk to a physician immediately. Consuming more than prescribed quantity might cause serious side-effects. 

3. Can Mox 500mg Capsule be used along with alcohol?
There is no sufficient data about interaction of Alcohol and Mox 500. Please consult a doctor before using the medicine.

4. Can Mox 500 be used during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
You must consult a gynecologist for more details before consuming the medicine. Pregnant women can weigh the pros & cons of the drug with the help of a doctor before it is used.

5. Can I drive while using Mox 500mg Capsule?
YesHowever, if Mox 500mg Capsule makes you feel drowsy & causes blurred vision, it is considered unsafe to drive when you feel such symptoms.

6. Is using Mox 500mg Capsule addictive?
Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. I took an expired dose of the medicine. What should I do?
Taking an expired dose of Mox 500mg Capsule might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safe side.

8. Can Mox 500 be used for a virus infection?
No, Mox 500 is effective in treating only bacterial infection and it will not have any effect on virus infections like common cold etc.

9. Can Mox 500 cause fungus infection?
Mox 500 is a broad spectrum antibiotic and kills all the bacterial cells. There are some good bacteria (probiotic) which keep yeast (fungus) population under control. So if Mox 500 or any antibiotic is used for a longer duration it might increase chances of fungus infection.

10. How does using Mox 500 help with muscle pain or joint pain?
Mox 500 is not a painkiller and will not be able to help in relieving pain.

11. Can using Mox 500 help with fever?
If the cause of fever is due to a bacterial infection, Mox 500 can help in killing the bacteria and reversing related symptoms. If the cause of fever is something else, Mox 500 might not be very useful.

12. Can Mox 500 helpful in reducing Acne, boils or other skin diseases?
Mox 500 is effective in treating acne, soft tissue infections and other skin infections which are caused by bacteria.

13. Is Mox 500 safe?
Yes. Mox 500 is considered safe if it is used under the guidance of a medical professional.

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About Author

The above medicine data is written by Dr. Nupur Tandon. It is edited, updated and maintained by JustDoc Quality Team. If you have any queries regarding the data, please email us at doctors@justdoc.com. Read about our Medical Team here.

Buy Mox 500mg Capsule in 100+ cities in India

Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Surat, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam, Indore, Thane, Bhopal, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Patna, Vadodara, Ghaziabad, Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Agra, Madurai, Nashik, Faridabad, Meerut, Rajkot, Kalyan-Dombivali, Vasai-Virar, Varanasi, Srinagar, Aurangabad, Dhanbad, Amritsar, Navi Mumbai, Allahabad, Ranchi, Howrah (city area), Jabalpur, Gwalior, Vijayawada, Jodhpur, Raipur, Kota, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Solapur, Hubballi-Dharwad, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Moradabad, Mysore, Bareily, Gurgaon, Aligarh, Jalandhar, Bhubaneswar, Salem, Mira-Bhayandar, Warangal, Thiruvananthapuram, Guntur, Bhiwandi, Saharanpur, Gorakhpur, Bikaner, Amravati, Noida, Jamshedpur, Bhilai, Cuttack, Firozabad, Kochi, Nellore, Bhavnagar, Dehradun, Durgapur, Asansol, Nanded, Kolhapur, Ajmer, Akola, Gulbarga, Jamnagar, Ujjain, Loni, Siliguri, Jhansi, Ulhasnagar, Jammu, Secunderabad, Mangalore, Erode, Belgaum, Ambattur, Tirunelveli, Malegaon
Information on this page was last updated on - Thu, Mar 15 2018

Disclaimer
The above information is collected by experts on JustDoc.com for Mox 500mg Capsule. This information is accurate, complete & up-to-date to the best of knowledge & understanding of a medical professional. Please do not use this information as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. JustDoc doesn't guarantee the accuracy & exhaustiveness of the above-mentioned information about Mox 500mg Capsule. Users are recommended to visit a physician or consult a doctor on justdoc.com for a professional opinion about your condition.

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