Moxovas 0.3mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
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Moxovas 0.3 tablet contains moxonidine. It is used to treat high blood pressure. It works by relaxing the blood vessels, reducing blood pressure. Moxovas 0.3 tablet should not be used in children below 16 years of age and 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....
Uses of Moxovas 0.3 MG
Moxovas 0.3 tablet is used to treat high blood pressure.
Contraindications of Moxovas 0.3 MG
- If you are allergic to Moxonidine or any other component of Moxovas 0.3 tablet.
- If you have known heart disease or disorder including slow heart rate.
- If you have radiating chest pain.
Side effects of Moxovas 0.3 MG
- Dry Mouth
- Sleep disorder
- Back Pain
Precautions and Warnings of Moxovas 0.3 MG
Can I take Moxovas 0.3 tablet during pregnancy?
There is limited information about the effect of Moxovas 0.3 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.
Can I take Moxovas 0.3 tablet while breastfeeding?
Moxovas 0.3 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.
Can I drive if I have consumed Moxovas 0.3 tablet?
There is limited data about the effect of Moxovas 0.3 tablet on the ability to drive. However, this medicine can cause sleepiness and dizziness. If you experience this after taking Moxovas 0.3 tablet, avoid driving.
Can I consume alcohol with Moxovas 0.3 tablet?
No, you cannot consume alcohol with Moxovas 0.3 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.
- Moxovas 0.3 tablet should not be used in children below 16 years of age.
Mode of Action of Moxovas 0.3 MG
How Does It Work?
Moxovas 0.3 tablet contains Moxonidine which works by relaxing the blood vessels by widening them, reducing the blood pressure.
Directions for Use of Moxovas 0.3 MG
- Moxovas 0.3 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 Moxovas 0.3 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Use of other antihypertensive medicine like enalapril, ramipril, propranolol can increase the effect of Moxovas 0.3 tablet when co-administered.
- Medicine used as mood stabilizer such as amitriptyline, nortriptyline decreases the effect of Moxovas 0.3 tablet when administered concomitantly.
- Moxovas 0.3 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 Moxovas 0.3 tablet.
- Discuss with your doctor about any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are taking currently to avoid interactions.
Storage and disposal of Moxovas 0.3 MG
- Store at temperature below 25°C in a cool, dry place.
- Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Moxovas 0.3 MG
Excess of Moxovas 0.3 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 much of this medicine, contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately....
Missed a Dose
If you have missed taking any dose of Moxovas 0.3 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.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
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 Moxovas 0.3 tablet if I experience more side effects?
A: No, you should never stop Moxovas 0.3 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 take atenolol with Moxovas 0.3 tablet?
A: Yes, you can take atenolol with Moxovas 0.3 tablet only if your doctor prescribes it. Never take or stop any of the medicine without consulting it with your doctor.
Q: Can I stop Moxovas 0.3 tablet if my blood pressure is controlled?
A: No, do not stop taking Moxovas 0.3 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 Moxovas 0.3 tablet make you feel sleepy?
A: Moxovas 0.3 tablet can cause sleepiness along with the desired effect but not everyone experiences them. Contact your doctor if these symptoms persist.
Q: Is Moxovas a blood thinner?
A: No, Moxovas 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 Moxovas?
A: You can take Moxovas 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.
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