Diflumox Injection

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Ajanta Pharma Ltd

Composition for Diflumox Injection

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Primarily used for

Bacterial infections, Post-operative eye pain and inflammation
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Medicine Overview of Diflumox Injection

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Uses of Moxifloxacin

Moxifloxacin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
It is also used in infections of urinary tract, tonsils, sinus, nose, throat, female genital organ, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
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Side effects of Moxifloxacin

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Moxifloxacin

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Diflumox Injection works

Moxifloxacin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.
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Uses of Difluprednate

Difluprednate is used in the treatment of post-operative eye pain and inflammation.
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Side effects of Difluprednate

Common

Blurred vision.

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How to use Difluprednate

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Diflumox Injection works

Difluprednate is a topical steroid (an anti-inflammatory medicine). It works by stopping the release of certain natural substances in the eye that are responsible for pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

In Depth Information on Diflumox Injection

Expert advice for Moxifloxacin

  • Your doctor has prescribed Moxifloxacin to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Moxifloxacin and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Expert advice for Difluprednate

  • Your doctor has prescribed Difluprednate for the relief of post-operative eye pain and inflammation.
  • Do not use Difluprednate for more than the prescribed duration (2 weeks, post-operative) as it may cause glaucoma or secondary infection.
  • Notify your doctor if you recently had herpes or chicken pox.
  • Take care to prevent contact of eye dispenser with eye, eyelid, eyelashes, or finger to avoid infection.
  • Avoid wearing contact lenses after surgery and while using Difluprednate.
Warnings
Special precautions for Diflumox Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Diflumox Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Diflumox Injection is probably usafe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Diflumox Injection may make you feel dizzy or light-headed, you may experience a sudden, transient loss of vision, or you may faint for a short period. This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Diflumo
x Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Diflumox Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Diflumox Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of Diflumox Injection in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Diflumox Injection

Frequently asked questions for Moxifloxacin

Q. Is moxifloxacin stronger than amoxicillin?
Moxifloxacin and amoxicillin are two different antibiotics effective against a wide range of infection causing bacteria and have different mechanisms of action. A comparison between moxifloxacin and amoxicillin cannot be drawn.
Q. Is Moxifloxacin strong?
Moxifloxacin is a broad spectrum antibiotic, effective in killing a wide range of bacteria and can be used against a variety of infections (infections of sinuses, airways, lungs, genital tract, abdominal infections, and infections of skin and eye). It is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is moxifloxacin an antibiotic/ steroid/ penicillin / a sulfa drug?
Moxifloxacin is an antibiotic and not a steroid / penicillin / sulfa drug. It belongs to a class of drugs called fluoroquinolone antibiotics and kills a wide range of infection causing bacteria. It does not have chemical structure or effects similar to steroids. The chemical structure and mechanism of action of moxifloxacin is different from sulfa drugs
Q. Is Moxifloxacin / Moxicip safe?
Yes. Moxifloxacin (also available as Moxicip) is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
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Frequently asked questions for Difluprednate

Q. What is Difluprednate ophthalmic emulsion?
It is a solution in an emulsion form used to treat post-operative and post-infectious swelling and pain of the eyes.

Substitutes for Diflumox

No substitutes found for this medicine
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