Mahaflox Eye Ointment

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Mankind Pharma Ltd

Composition for Mahaflox 0.5% w/w Eye Ointment

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5 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Mahaflox Eye Ointment

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Uses of Mahaflox Eye Ointment

Mahaflox Eye Ointment 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 Mahaflox Eye Ointment

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Mahaflox Eye Ointment

This medicine is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the tube close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the tube and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Mahaflox Eye Ointment works

Mahaflox eye ointment is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.

In Depth Information on Mahaflox Eye Ointment

Expert advice for Mahaflox Eye Ointment

  • Your doctor has prescribed Mahaflox 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 Mahaflox 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Mahaflox Eye Ointment
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Mahaflox Eye Ointment 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
Mahaflox Eye Ointment is probably usafe to use during lactat
ion. 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.

Mahaflox Eye Ointment 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
SAFE
Mahaflox Eye Ointment is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Mahaflox Eye Ointment is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
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Liver
Mahaflox Eye Ointment should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mahaflox Eye Ointment may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of Mahaflox Eye Ointment in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Moxifloxacin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Mahaflox 0.5% w/w Eye Ointment

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.
Mahaflox 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
Yes. Mahaflox (also available as Moxicip) is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
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