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Mox 500mg Capsule

15 Capsule(s) in Strip
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Amoxycillin / Amoxicillin(500.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Mox 500 capsule is an antibiotic medicine containing amoxicillin, which is used to treat various bacterial infections such as respiratory tract infection, lung infection, infection of the tonsils and ...
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Uses of Mox 500mg Capsule

Mox 500 capsule is used to treat bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, skin, tonsils, throat, lung and urinary tract, etc.

Contraindications of Mox 500mg Capsule

  • If you are allergic to Amoxicillin or any other components of the Mox 500 capsule.
  • If you have a history of any allergic reactions to Penicillins or Cephalosporins.
  • If you have a glandular fever which is caused by the Epstein–Barr virus.

Side effects of Mox 500mg Capsule

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Skin rash, Itching

Precautions and Warnings of Mox 500mg Capsule



Can I take the Mox 500 capsule during pregnancy?
There is limited information about the use of the Mox 500 capsule during pregnancy. Your doctor may prescribe you this medicine only if considered essential after assessing the benefits over the risks.

Breast Feeding

Can I take the Mox 500 capsule while breastfeeding?
The Mox 500 capsule passes into breast milk in low amounts and thus you should contact your doctor before using it while breastfeeding. Discontinue breastfeeding if you observe any side effects in the breastfed baby.


Can I drive if I have consumed the Mox 500 capsule?
You may experience dizziness that may influence your ability to drive or operate machines. Hence, you should be cautious while driving or operating heavy machines when on treatment with the Mox 500 capsule.


Can I consume alcohol with the Mox 500 capsule?
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking the Mox 500 capsule as it may worsen the side effects of this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney problems.
  • You have glandular fever, you may experience symptoms like fever, extreme tiredness, sore throat and swollen glands.
  • You are unable to or have difficulty in urinating.
  • You experience watery or bloody diarrhoea, fever, even if this occurs days after stopping the Mox 500 capsule, immediately consult a doctor.

Mode of Action of Mox 500mg Capsule

How Does It Work?

Mox 500 capsule works by preventing one or more enzymes called Penicillin-Binding Proteins (PBPs) that helps form a bacterial cell wall, thus causing bacteria death and preventing the worsening of inf...
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Directions for Use of Mox 500mg Capsule

  • The Mox 500 capsules should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It would be best if you take it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Mox 500mg Capsule

Interactions with other medicines

  • The Mox 500 capsule may interact with other medicines. Discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if you h...
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  • Medicines like Warfarin and Heparin (blood thinners or anticoagulants), Methotrexate (used to treat cancer), Probenecid and Allopurinol (used to treat gout), Tetracycline (used to treat bacterial infe...
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Storage and disposal of Mox 500mg Capsule

Store the Mox 500 capsules below 25°C in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat. Please keep it away from children and pets. Do not use expired or damaged medicines. D...
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Dosage of Mox 500mg Capsule


  • Symptoms of an overdose are nausea, diarrhoea, vomiting, fits (especially in case of impaired or altered kidney function).
  • If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of the Mox 500 capsule, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

You should never miss your dose of antibiotics as it may lead to treatment failure. If you have missed taking any dose of the Mox 500 mg capsule, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's tim...
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Content Details


Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: I am allergic to penicillin, can I take the Mox 500 capsule?

A: No, if you have an allergy to penicillin never take the Mox 500 capsule as a severe allergic reaction may occur. Always inform your doctor about your allergies.

Q: Can I take the Mox 500 capsule if I have a sore throat?

A: The Mox 500 capsule is an antibiotic to be taken for throat infection if prescribed by your doctor. Do not self-medicate. Sore throat in most cases is a viral infection in which antibiotics are not effective. Hence, it is important to consult your doctor, let the doctor decide if it is a viral or bacterial infection and treat you accordingly.

Q: Can I take the Mox 500 capsule if I have loose motions?

A: No, you should not take the Mox 500 capsule for treating loose motions.

Q: How to take the Mox 500 capsule?

A: Take the Mox 500 capsule exactly as told by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the tablet.


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ContainsAmoxycillin / Amoxicillin(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, vomiting
Last Updated on: 21 May 2021 | 06:57 PM (IST)
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