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MOXATAG
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Drug Name:

MOXATAG Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Amoxicillin (as trihydrate) 775mg; ext-rel tabs.

Company:
Fera Pharmaceuticals

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for MOXATAG:

Treatment of tonsillitis and/or pharyngitis secondary to Streptococcus pyogenes.

Adult:

Take with food. Swallow whole. 775mg once daily for 10 days.

Children:

Not recommended.

Warnings/Precautions:

Cephalosporin, imipenem, other allergy or mononucleosis: not recommended. Severe renal impairment (CrCl <30mL/min); hemodialysis: not recommended. If serious diarrhea occurs, discontinue therapy. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Labor & delivery. Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Potentiated by probenecid. May cause false (+) glucose with Clinitest, Benedict's, or Fehling's soln. May reduce efficacy of oral contraceptives. May be antagonized by bacteriostatic antibiotics (eg, tetracyclines, sulfonamides, macrolides).

Pharmacological Class:

Broad-spectrum penicillin.

Adverse Reactions:

GI upset, headache; hypersensitivity reactions (eg, rash, Stevens Johnson syndrome, anaphylaxis, urticaria), superinfection, hyperactivity, blood dyscrasias, pseudomembranous colitis.

How Supplied:

Tabs—30

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