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Moxatag

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Moxatag




Indications
Dosage
How Supplied

INDICATIONS

Tonsillitis And/Or Pharyngitis

MOXATAG is a penicillin-class antibacterial indicated for the treatment of tonsillitis and/or pharyngitis secondary to Streptococcus pyogenes (S. pyogenes) in adults and pediatric patients 12 years and older.

To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness of MOXATAG and other antibacterial drugs, MOXATAG should be used only to treat or prevent infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused by susceptible bacteria. When culture and susceptibility information are available, they should be considered in selecting or modifying antibacterial therapy. In the absence of such data, local epidemiology and susceptibility patterns may contribute to the empiric selection of therapy.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Tonsillitis And/Or Pharyngitis

The recommended dose of MOXATAG is 775 mg once daily taken within 1 hour of finishing a meal for 10 days. The full 10-day course of therapy should be completed for effective treatment of tonsillitis and/or pharyngitis secondary to S. pyogenes.

Do not chew or crush tablet.

HOW SUPPLIED

Dosage Forms And Strengths

775 mg blue film-coated, oval-shaped tablets printed with “MB-111” on one side in black edible ink.

Storage And Handling

MOXATAG tablets for oral administration are provided as blue film-coated, oval-shaped tablets that contain 775 mg of amoxicillin as the trihydrate. The tablets are printed with “MB-111” on one side in black edible ink. MOXATAG is packaged in bottles as follows:

Bottles of 30 NDC 58463-002-30

Storage

Store at 25° C (77° F); excursions permitted to 15°–30° C (59°–86° F) [See USP Controlled Room Temperature.]

Manufactured in Ireland for: Pragma Pharmaceuticals, LLC. Distributed by: Fera Pharmaceuticals, LLC, Locust Valley, NY, 11560. Revised: June 2015

Last reviewed on RxList: 7/1/2015
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Indications
Dosage
How Supplied

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