Mox 250 MG Injection

Manufactured byRanbaxy Laboratories Ltd.
ContainsAmoxycillin
Description

Mox 250 MG Injection is an antibiotic that is used for treating a wide variety of bacterial infections of the lungs and airways, middle ear, sinuses, urinary tract, etc. This medicine is not recommended for treating a common cold, flu, or other viral infections since it is not effective in treating these infections.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Mox 250 MG Injection

  • Hypersensitivity
  • Diarrhea
  • Skin yellowing
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Convulsions
  • Dizziness
  • Skin Rash

Uses of Mox 250 MG Injection

What is it prescribed for?

  • Ear Infection (Otitis Media)
  • Nose Infection (Sinusitis)
  • Lower Respiratory Tract Infection
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Dental Abcess
  • Endocarditis
  • Throat Infection (Tonsillitis/Pharyngitis)
  • Lyme disease
  • Prosthetic Joint infection
Read More
Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesired side effects.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known allergy to amoxicillin, any other medicines belonging to the penicillins or cephalosporins groups, or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesired side effects.
General warnings

Allergic Reaction

This medicine is likely to cause moderate-to-severe allergic reactions and the likelihood is very high in patients who are known to have an antibiotic allergy. Report the occurrence of any such reaction to the doctor on priority. Appropriate corrective measures and replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Diarrhea

Antibiotic therapy will cause an imbalance in the normal microbial flora of the large intestine, which may promote the growth of a bacteria called Clostridium difficile and you may experience severe diarrhea as a result. Report any such incidence to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Mononucleosis

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with mononucleosis due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered based on the clinical condition.

Drug-resistance

Usage of this medicine without sufficient proof or suspicion of a bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing the benefits and even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of development of bacteria that are drug resistant.

Renal impairment

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with known history of renal diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Intravenous Administration

When used intravenously, this medicine should be infused over a duration of 30-60 minutes.

Missed Dose

Since this medicine is administered in the hospital or clinic setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of a missed dose is very low.

Overdose

Since this medicine is administered in the hospital setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.
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

Live cholera vaccine

Disease interactions

Mononucleosis

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a history of mononucleosis since it may increase the risk of skin reactions/eruptions. An alternative treatment option should be considered based on the clinical condition.

Colitis

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients having a history of gastrointestinal diseases, particularly colitis, since it may worsen the patient's condition. Report any incidence of severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, blood in stools, etc. to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Renal Diseases

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of renal diseases or active renal diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions

Urine Sugar Test

Report the use of this medicine prior to the test. This medicine may give a false positive result for the presence of glucose/sugar in the urine. The urine sugar test should be performed with different reagents in case you are receiving this medicine.
This medicine should be administered by a qualified healthcare professional in the clinic or hospital setting. Inform the doctor if you have a known history of allergy to this medicine. Report to the doctor all your current medicines as well as your medical conditions before receiving this medicine.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by interfering with the bacterial cell wall formation. This helps in stopping the growth and multiplication of the bacteria and eventually kills it.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Approved

Unknown

Classification

Category

Aminopenicillins

Schedule

Schedule H

Amoxicillin Sodium for Injection - Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) - (eMC) [Internet]. Medicines.org.uk. 2018 [cited 16 April 2018]. Available from:

https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/1358#PRODUCTINFO

[Internet]. Medicines.org.uk. 2018 [cited 16 April 2018]. Available from:

https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.1358.pdf

[Internet]. Ema.europa.eu. 2018 [cited 16 April 2018]. Available from:

http://www.ema.europa.eu/docs/en_GB/document_library/Referrals_document/Amoxil_30/WC500188803.pdf
Loading related questions...

How will this medicine affect me?

Chat with verified doctors starting @ ₹99
Chat now

Looking for a doctor?

Book an appointment with the top doctors near you
Book now
Something doesn’t feel right?
Report an error