Mahaflox Infusion

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Mankind Pharma Ltd

Composition for Mahaflox 400mg Infusion

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181.5
₹1.81/Infusion
100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Mahaflox Infusion

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Uses of Mahaflox Infusion

Mahaflox Infusion is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and tuberculosis.
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 Infusion

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Mahaflox Infusion

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

How Mahaflox Infusion works

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

In Depth Information on Mahaflox Infusion

Expert advice for Mahaflox Infusion

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Mahaflox immediately and consult your doctor. You should not take medicines to stop or slow diarrhoea.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with epilepsy, kidney or heart diseases.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Mahaflox Infusion
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Mahaflox Infusion.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Mahaflox 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Mahaflox Infusion is probably usafe to use during lactation.
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 Infusion 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 Infusion is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Mahaflox Infusion is recommended.

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

Limited information is available on the use of Mahaflox Infusion in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Alkepin 25mg Tablet DT, Reclide 40 Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Mahaflox 400mg Infusion

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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