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Composition for MACFLOX(MACLEODS)

Moxifloxacin(400 mg)

food interaction for MACFLOX(MACLEODS)

alcohol interaction for MACFLOX(MACLEODS)

pregnancy interaction for MACFLOX(MACLEODS)

lactation interaction for MACFLOX(MACLEODS)

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Macflox infusion at a fixed time.
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Macflox infusion.
SAFE
Macflox infusion 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for MACFLOX(MACLEODS)

Moxifloxacin(400 mg)

Uses

Macflox infusion is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and tuberculosis (TB).

How it works

Macflox infusion is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Dry mouth, Altered taste, Flatulence, Headache, Heartburn, Increased sweating, Loss of appetite, Mouth ulcer, Vaginal itching, Weakness, White spots in the mouth, White patches on the tongue, White spots in the throat, Constipation, Diarrhoea

SUBSTITUTES for MACFLOX(MACLEODS)

7 Substitutes
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  • MOXIF INFUSION
    (100 ML infusion in bottle)
    Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 2.43/ML of infusion
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    Rs. 243
    pay 1% more per ML of infusion
  • MOXICIP IV INFUSION
    (100 ML infusion in bottle)
    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 2.52/ML of infusion
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    Rs. 252.50
    pay 5% more per ML of infusion
  • MAHAFLOX INFUSION
    (100 ML infusion in bottle)
    Mankind Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 1.81/ML of infusion
    generic_icon
    Rs. 181.50
    save 24% more per ML of infusion
  • MOXAM INFUSION
    (100 ML infusion in bottle)
    Alkem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 2.39/ML of infusion
    generic_icon
    Rs. 239
    same price
  • FLOXSAFE INFUSION
    (100 ML infusion in bottle)
    MSN Laboratories
    Rs. 2.30/ML of infusion
    generic_icon
    Rs. 230
    save 4% more per ML of infusion

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Expert advice for MACFLOX(MACLEODS)

Do consult your doctor before taking moxifloxacin, if you are pregnant or planning of becoming pregnant.
  • Do not crush, break or chew moxifloxacin tablets.
  • Stop taking moxifloxacin and call your doctor at once if you have sudden pain, swelling, bruising, tenderness, stiffness, or movement problems in any of your joints, especially in your ankle.
  • Do not breast feed your baby while taking this medication.
  • Wash your hands before using the eye drops, keep the dropper tip clean.
  • Do not touch the eyelids or surrounding areas with the dropper tip of the eye drop bottle to avoid contamination. Keep the bottle tightly closed when not in use.

Frequently asked questions for MACFLOX(MACLEODS)

Moxifloxacin

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

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 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 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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 11 August, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)