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Mox 125 mg Kidtab

Manufactured bySun Pharma Laboratories Ltd.
ContainsAmoxycillin
Description
Mox 125 mg Kidtab is a penicillin-type antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections. This antibiotic is used to treat different types of bacterial infections of the throat, lungs, ears, nose, urinary tract, and skin. Mox 125 mg Kidtab is also used with other medications to kill helicobacter pylori bacteria that cause stomach ulcers. This medicine stops the growth of bacteria causing the infection. It is not effective against infections caused by viruses. Side effects of Mox 125 mg Kidtab are diarrhoea, stomach pain, headache, weakness, nausea, and vomiting. Inform your doctor if you are allergic to penicillin. Use it cautiously in individuals with kidney problems. Mox 125 mg Kidtab can make birth control pills less effective. You may be asked to take a different way of birth control methods to prevent unintended pregnancy. Mox 125 mg Kidtab is available on prescription as capsules, tablets, injection, syrup and suspension. You can take Mox 125 mg Kidtab around the same time every day for the ease of remembering. For the best results, take this antibiotic at evenly spaced times. Once an antibiotic is started, it is always recommended to finish the entire course of treatment.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Mox 125 mg Kidtab

  • Stomach discomfort
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Skin rash
  • Loose stools
  • Dizziness
  • Fever
  • Tooth discoloration
  • Change in taste
  • Headache

Uses of Mox 125 mg Kidtab

What is it prescribed for?

  • Acute otitis media
  • Sinusitis
  • Pharyngitis/Tonsilitis
  • Lung infections
  • Skin and soft tissue infections
  • Cystitis
  • Gonorrhoea
  • Typhoid fever
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Dental Abcess
  • Bacterial endocarditis
  • Pyelonephritis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    Amoxicillin starts working within 1 hour of administration. You will start to feel better in 3 to 5 days after taking amoxicillin. But finish your entire course of treatment, even if the condition gets better.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of amoxicillin lasts for about 6 to 8 hours and then you may have to take your next dose as directed by your doctor/pharmacist.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendency has been reported for Mox 125 mg Kidtab.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Mox 125 mg Kidtab is generally safe in pregnancy to treat bacterial infections. It is not known to cause birth defects when taken by pregnant women. Hence it is acceptable for use upon your doctor's recommendation.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    Mox 125 mg Kidtab is safe to use during breastfeeding. It is not known to be harmful to breastfeeding women. It passes into breast milk in very low levels that are not expected to cause adverse effects in breastfed infants. Hence it is acceptable for use upon your doctor's recommendation.

Allergy

Avoid taking Mox 125 mg Kidtab if you are previously allergic to it. Some patients may get allergic reactions to this medicine. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of allergic reactions such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulties, etc.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Mox 125 mg Kidtab is generally safe in pregnancy to treat bacterial infections. It is not known to cause birth defects when taken by pregnant women. Hence it is acceptable for use upon your doctor's recommendation.

Breast-feeding

Mox 125 mg Kidtab is safe to use during breastfeeding. It is not known to be harmful to breastfeeding women. It passes into breast milk in very low levels that are not expected to cause adverse effects in breastfed infants. Hence it is acceptable for use upon your doctor's recommendation.
General warnings

Allergic reaction

Mox 125 mg Kidtab is likely to cause severe allergic reactions in some people. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, or breathing difficulties.

Antibiotic resistance

Finish your entire course of treatment with Mox 125 mg Kidtab, even if the condition gets better to avoid antibiotic resistance (the bacteria may become resistant to antibiotics). If you still feel unwell after completing your antibiotic course, make an appointment to consult your doctor.

Diarrhoea

Mox 125 mg Kidtab can cause diarrhoea because it may also kill the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine. Get emergency medical help if you experience severe diarrhoea that is watery or bloody. Call your pharmacist/doctor before taking anti-diarrhoeal medication.

Driving or operating machinery

Mox 125 mg Kidtab may cause dizziness, confusion, or fits in some people. Do not drive a vehicle or operate machinery after taking this medicine.

Missed Dose

Oral forms: Try not to skip a dose. And if a dose is skipped, do not add it up to the next dose. Injection: This medicine is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of a missed dose is very low.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical attention or contact your doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Doxycycline

Methotrexate

Warfarin

Ethinyl Estradiol

Disease interactions

Mononucleosis

Mononucleosis is also called as kissing disease is an infection caused by Epstein-Barr virus. It is spread through saliva. People with mononucleosis may develop a maculopapular skin rash (flat and small raised bumps on the skin) after 5-10 days of treatment with Mox 125 mg Kidtab and resolves within days of discontinuing the use. Mox 125 mg Kidtab may not be appropriate medicine in patients with mononucleosis.

Colitis

Mox 125 mg Kidtab can kill the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and leads to diarrhoea. Therefore use Mox 125 mg Kidtab with extreme caution in patients with gastrointestinal (mouth to anus) diseases, particularly colitis (swelling of the inner lining of the colon), since it may worsen the patient's condition.

Kidney Disease

Mox 125 mg Kidtab is filtered by the kidney and moved out of the body through urine. Patients with kidney diseases need special consideration while taking Mox 125 mg Kidtab due to the risk of kidney damage. Dose adjustment should be done based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions

Urine Sugar Test

Mox 125 mg Kidtab is moved out from the body via urine. High urine concentrations of Mox 125 mg Kidtab might give a false-positive result for the urine sugar test (test to determine the presence of glucose). Inform your doctor or lab technician about the use of Mox 125 mg Kidtab before doing this test.
Oral forms: Take the medicine with or without food. Never take more than the prescribed dose. Do not give your medicine to other people even if their condition appears to be the same as yours. Injection: This medicine should be administered by a qualified healthcare professional in a clinic or hospital.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Mox 125 mg Kidtab works by preventing the formation of bacterial cell walls. This helps in stopping the growth and multiplication of the microorganism, eventually killing it.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Aminopenicillins, Antibiotics

Schedule

Schedule H

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