MOXICLAV 625 Tablet

Therapeutic Class



625 mg Film-coated tablets • middle ear and sinus infections. • respiratory tract infections. • urinary tract infections • skin and soft tissue infections including dental infections • bone and joint infections

Chemical Composition

Amoxycillin Trihydrate equivalent to Amoxycillin 500 mg, Clavulanate Potassium eq. to Clavulanic
Acid 125 mg


2 x 8's/ Box

Dosage & Administration

Always take MOXICLAV exactly as your doctor has told you. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. Adults and children weighing 40 kg and over 375 mg film-coated tablets The usual dose is: 1 tablet three times a day 625 mg film-coated tablets The usual dose is: 1 tablet three times a day Children weighing less than 40 kg Children aged 6 years or less should preferably be treated with MOXICLAV oral suspension. 375 mg film-coated tablets MOXICLAV tablets are not recommended. 625 mg film-coated tablets Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice when giving MOXICLAV tablets to children weighing less than 40 kg.Swallow the tablets whole with a glass of water at the start of a meal or slightly before. Space the doses evenly during the day, at least 4 hours apart. Do not take 2 doses in 1 hour. Do not take MOXICLAV for more than 2 weeks. If you still feel unwell you should go back to see the doctor.

Side Effects

Like all medicines, MOXICLAV can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. Conditions you need to look out for Allergic reactions: • skin rash • inflammation of blood vessels (vasculitis) which may be visible as red or purple raised spots on the skin, but can affect other parts of the body • fever, joint pain, swollen glands in the neck, armpit or groin. • swelling, sometimes of the face or mouth (angioedema), causing difficulty in breathing • collapse. Contact a doctor immediately if you get any of these symptoms. Stop taking MOXICLAV. Inflammation of large intestine Inflammation of the large intestine; causing watery diarrhea usually with blood and mucus, stomach pain and/or fever. Contact your doctor as soon as possible for advice if you get these symptoms. Very common side effects These may affect more than I in 10 people. • diarrhea (in adults) Common side effects These may affect up to 1 in 10 people • thrush (candida - a yeast infection of the vagina, mouth or skin folds) • feeling sick (nausea), especially when taking high doses If affected take MOXICLAV before food. • vomiting • diarrhea (in children). Uncommon side effects These may affect up to 1 in 100 people • skin rash, itching • raised itchy rash (hives) • indigestion • dizziness • headache. Uncommon side effects that may show up in your blood tests: • increase in some substances (enzymes) produced by the liver. Rare side effects These may affect up to 1 in 1000 people • skin rash, which may blister, and looks like small targets (central dark spots surrounded bya paler rea, with a dark ring around the edge erythema multiforme) If you notice any of these symptoms contact a doctor urgently Rare side effects that may show up in your blood tests: • low number of cells involved in blood clotting • low number of white blood cells Other side effects Other side effects have occurred in a very small number of people but their exact frequency is unknown. • Allergic reactions (see above) • Inflammation of the large intestine (see above) • Serious skin reactions: - a widespread rash with blisters and peeling skin, particularly around the mouth, nose eyes and genitals (Stevens-Johnson syndrome); and a more severe form, causing extensive peeling of the skin (more than 30% of the body surface - toxic epidermal necrolysis) - widespread red skin rash with small push containing blisters ' (bullous exfoliative dermatitis) - a red, scaly rash with bumps under the skin and blisters (exanthemous pustulosis) Contact a doctor immediately if you get any of these symptoms, inflammation of the liver (hepatitis) • jaundice, caused by increases in the blood of bilirubin (a substance produced in the liver) which may make your skin and whites of the eye’s appam yellow • inflammation of tubes in the kidney • blood takes longer to clot • hyperactivity • convulsions (in people taking high doses of MOXICLAV or who have kidney problems) • black tongue which looks hairy • stained teeth (in children), usually removed by brushing. Side effects that may. Show up in, your blood or urine tests: severe reduction in the number of white blood cells. low number of red blood cells (haemolytic anaemia). crystals in urine If you get side effects Tell your doctor or pharmacist if any of the side effects become severe or troublesome, or if you notice any side effects nor listed in this leaflet.

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