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 throat, skin infections, UTI, etc. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Before using Mox 500 capsules, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history....
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.