Moxatag is a penicillin-class antibacterial indicated for the treatment of tonsillitis and/or pharyngitis secondary to Streptococcus pyogenes (S. pyogenes) in adult and pediatric patients 12 years of age or older.
Important Safety Information
Severe life-threatening reactions can occur with Moxatag. Do not take Moxatag if you have had a previous reaction to amoxicillin or penicillin.
If you develop diarrhea that becomes severe and watery or does not go away, stop taking Moxatag and call your health care professional. This could be a sign of a serious medical problem.
Tell your health care professional right away if you develop other infections.
Do not take Moxatag if you have mononucleosis (mono).
Oral contraceptives may be less effective if you are taking Moxatag.
Before taking Moxatag, tell your health care professional if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant or are breast-feeding. If you become pregnant while taking Moxatag, call your health care professional.
The most common side effects of Moxatag are yeast infection, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and headache.
Call your healthcare provider for medical advice about side effects. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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