Moxileb CV (200/28.5 mg) Syrup

Manufactured byLeben Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.
ContainsAmoxycillin (200 mg) + Clavulanic Acid (28.5 mg)
Description

Moxileb CV (200/28.5 mg) Syrup is a combination medicine used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. Amoxycillin interferes with the growth and division process of the bacterial cell wall while clavulanic acid ensures extended anti-bacterial activity. This combination is used to treat severe bacterial infections of the lungs and airways, middle ear, sinuses, skin, and the urinary tract.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Moxileb CV (200/28.5 mg) Syrup

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Moxileb CV (200/28.5 mg) Syrup

  • Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Joint pain
  • Skin yellowing
  • Easy bruising and bleeding
  • Tooth discoloration
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Altered sense of taste
  • Convulsions
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
  • Black or tarry stools
  • Muscle or joint pain
  • Sleeplessness
  • Irregular heartbeat

Uses of Moxileb CV (200/28.5 mg) Syrup

What is it prescribed for?

  • Ear Infection (Otitis Media)
  • Nose Infection (Sinusitis)
  • Lower Respiratory Tract Infection
  • Skin Infection
  • Urinary Tract Infection
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1-2 hours of administration.
  • Duration of effect
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 6-8 hours.
  • 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 should be used in pregnant women only if the need is clearly established and the benefits outweigh the risks. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine should be used in breastfeeding women only if the need is clearly established. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to Amoxycillin or Clavulanic acid derivatives. Do not consume this medicine if you have a known history of allergy to Penicillins or Beta lactam antibiotics.

Cholestasis

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have had a condition where the normal flow of bile from the liver is interrupted (cholestasis).

Liver dysfunction

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a history of liver dysfunction associated with the use of these medicines in combination.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine should be used in pregnant women only if the need is clearly established and the benefits outweigh the risks. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine should be used in breastfeeding women only if the need is clearly established. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.
General warnings

Allergic Reaction

This medicine is likely to cause moderate to severe allergic reaction 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.

Diarrhea

Use of this medicine is likely to cause diarrhea. It may be a mild episode requiring no specific treatment or a severe case of colitis or Clostridium Difficile-Associated Diarrhea (CDAD). Chances of occurrence are very high in patients having a history of diarrhea after using antibiotics. All such instances should be reported to the doctor on priority.

Mononucleosis

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with Mononucleosis. This medicine is likely to cause rashes and bumps on the skin if the patient is suffering from Mononucleosis.

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.

Liver disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients having an impairment of the normal liver function. It is advised to regularly monitor the liver enzyme levels while taking this medicine and even after treatment with this medicine is complete.

Form of medication

This combination is in syrup/suspension form and is normally used in case of pediatric patients. However, adult patients who are unable to chew or swallow the solid form can use the liquid form under their doctor's supervision.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. The missed dose can be skipped if it is almost the time for the next scheduled dose.

Overdose

Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Symptoms of an overdose may include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, drowsiness, etc.
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

Live vaccines

Disease interactions

Mononucleosis

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a history of mononucleosis since these patients may develop a skin reaction/eruption. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be done under your doctor's supervision.

Colitis

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients having a history of gastrointestinal diseases, particularly colitis. Inform your doctor if you have any history of gastrointestinal diseases. Report any incidence of severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, and blood in stools to the doctor immediately. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary 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. Close monitoring of the renal function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative might be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions

Urine Sugar Test (Benedict's of Fehling's reagent)

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 a different reagent in case you are receiving this medicine.
Take Moxileb CV (200/28.5 mg) Syrup exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. This medicine can be taken with or immediately after food. Discard the medicine if the seal is broken or the appearance of the liquid changes. It is recommended to take this medicine for the entire prescribed duration even when symptoms improve or resolve.
Miscelleneous

To be taken with food

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Amoxycillin binds to certain specific receptors and prevents the formation of a necessary component for cell wall building process. Clavulanic acid is effective against a specific species of bacteria that are resistant to other antibiotic medicines. Thus, the combination becomes effective against an extended range of bacteria.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Beta-lactamase inhibitors, Aminopenicillins

Schedule

Schedule H

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[Internet]. 2017 [cited 16 August 2017]. Available from:

https://ca.gsk.com/media/590864/clavulin.pdf

Clavulanate - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2017 [cited 16 August 2017]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00766

Amoxicillin - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2017 [cited 16 August 2017]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB01060
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