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Moxcent 0.2mg Tablet
Moxcent 0.2mg Tablet

Moxcent 0.2mg Tablet

By TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 96.45
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Moxcent 0.2 MG Description

Moxcent Tablet contains moxonidine. It is used to treat high blood pressure. It works by relaxing the blood vessels, reducing blood pressure. It should not be used in children below 16 years of age a

d by nursing mothers. Inform your doctor if you have any pre-existing heart disease or disorder and are on any medication. Take the prescribed dose for the prescribed duration to obtain optimal benefits of this medicine. You may experience symptoms like dry mouth, dizziness, headache, diarrhoea and sleepiness when you are consuming this medicine. If these symptoms do not resolve or worsen, consult your doctor.

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ContainsMoxonidine(0.2 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsDry Mouth, dizziness, headache, diarrhoea, nausea
TherapyANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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Uses of Moxcent 0.2 MG

Moxcent Tablet is used to treat high blood pressure.

Contraindications of Moxcent 0.2 MG

  • If you are allergic to Moxonidine or any other component of Moxcent Tablet.
  • If you have known heart disease or disorder including slow heart rate.
  • If you have radiating chest pain.

Side effects of Moxcent 0.2 MG

  • Dry Mouth
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Indigestion
  • Sleep disorder
  • Rash
  • Sleepiness
  • Back Pain

Precautions and Warnings of Moxcent 0.2 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Moxcent Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of Moxcent Tablet on pregnancy. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant. Inform your doctor if you are on any other medication.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Moxcent Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Moxcent Tablet passes into the breastmilk and may cause harm to the newborn baby. Hence, it should not be taken by a nursing mother. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Moxcent Tablet?
A:
There is limited data about the effect of Moxcent Tablet on the ability to drive. However, this medicine can cause sleepiness and dizziness. If you experience this after taking Moxcent Tablet, avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Moxcent Tablet?
A:
No, you cannot consume alcohol with Moxcent Tablet as it can increase the undesired effect such as sleepiness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You had or have a history of heart blockage.
  • You had or have heart, kidney disease or disorder.
  • You experience slow heart rate.
  • Moxcent Tablet should not be used in children below 16 years of age.

Mode of Action of Moxcent 0.2 MG

How Does It Work?

Moxcent Tablet contains Moxonidine which works by relaxing the blood vessels by widening them, reducing the blood pressure.

Directions for Use of Moxcent 0.2 MG

  • Moxcent Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water.
  • Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Moxcent 0.2 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Use of other antihypertensive medicine like enalapril, ramipril, propranolol can increase the effect of Moxcent Tablet when co-administered.
  • Medicine used as mood stabilizer such as amitriptyline, nortriptyline decreases the effect of Moxcent Tablet when administered concomitantly.
  • Moxcent Tablet can increase the sleepiness when co-administered with medicine used to elevate mood and induce sleep such as lorazepam, diazepam, zolpidem, and triazolam.
  • Medicines excreted by tubular secretion such as digitalis, insulin, sulfonylurea, allopurinol, colchicine, probenecid should not be used along with Moxcent Tablet.
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are taking currently to avoid interactions.

Storage and disposal of Moxcent 0.2 MG

  • Store at temperature below 25°C in a cool, dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Moxcent 0.2 MG

Overdose

Excess of Moxcent Tablet may cause headache, sleepiness, decreased blood pressure, dizziness, lack of energy, slow heart rate, dry mouth, vomiting, tiredness and stomach pain. If you have taken too mu...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Moxcent Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What precautions should I follow to control my high blood pressure?

  • Restrict salt intake in your diet.
  • Follow a low carb, low-fat food, eat more fruits and leafy vegetables.
  • Avoid packaged food.
  • Exercise regularly for 30-40 minutes every day.
  • Maintain a healthy weight.
  • Take proper medication as per prescription by your doctor.

Q: Can I stop Moxcent Tablet if I experience more side effects?

A: No, you should never stop Moxcent Tablet without consulting your doctor as it may lead to serious complications. Talk to your doctor about all the intolerable side effects. Your doctor may suggest you with some alternative medicine.

Q: Can I stop Moxcent Tablet if my blood pressure is controlled?

A: No, do not stop taking Moxcent Tablet even if you feel fine without talking to your doctor. It may cause serious changes in your blood pressure and serious consequences.

Q: Does Moxcent Tablet make you feel sleepy?

A: Moxcent Tablet can cause sleepiness along with the desired effect but not everyone experiences them. Contact your doctor if these symptoms persist.

Q: Is Moxcent a blood thinner?

A: No, Moxcent is not a blood thinner. It works by relaxing the blood vessels, thus reducing blood pressure.

Q: At what time of the day should I take Moxcent?

A: You can take Moxcent at any time of the day during the day or night, as told by your doctor. But it's advised to take it at the same time each day for maximum results.
Product Details
Brand
MOXCENT
Expires on or After
30/08/2023

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