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Mahaflox-LP Eye Drop


Overview

Introduction

Mahaflox-LP Eye Drop is a combination of two medicines. It is used in treating bacterial infection of eyes. It relieves pain, itching, discomfort, and irritation caused by infection. It also stops the growth of the infection-causing microorganisms.

Mahaflox-LP Eye Drop is strictly advised to use only in the eyes. Use it in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Apply it only on the affected eye. You must wash your hand before administering the medicine. Do not use it more than the recommended dose. The medicine should not be stopped suddenly without doctor's consultation. It is generally safe, but it may sometimes cause irritation, tingling sensation, discomfort, and pain in the eyes. These effects are mild and go away in sometime but if they stay for a long duration, you should consult the doctor immediately.

Uses of Mahaflox-LP Eye Drop

Mahaflox-LP Eye Drop side effects

Common
  • Eye irritation
  • Eye discomfort

How to use Mahaflox-LP Eye Drop

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 dropper close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Mahaflox-LP Eye Drop works

Mahaflox-LP Eye Drop is a combination of two medicines: Loteprednol etabonate and Moxifloxacin. Loteprednol etabonate is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the eye red, swollen and itchy. Moxifloxacin is an antibiotic which prevents bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria. This treats your eye infection and inflammation.

Mahaflox-LP Eye Drop related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Mahaflox-LP Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Mahaflox-LP Eye Drop is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Mahaflox-LP Eye Drop may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Mahaflox-LP Eye Drop 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.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Mahaflox-LP Eye Drop is used for the treatment of bacterial infection and inflammation of the eye.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Do not touch the tip to any surface to avoid contamination.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication to avoid dilution.
  • It may cause short term blurring of vision when first used. Use caution before driving or using machines.
  • Do not wear contact lenses until your infection clears up.
  • Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor. Inform your doctor if your condition hasn't improved after seven days of treatment.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Mahaflox-LP

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Repeated b/L eye inflammation ,redness and raw messMay be continued using of contact lensesHow to get rid of the infection
Dr. Richa Jain
Eye Specialist
Stop using contact lenses. Use refresh tears eye drop. If not relieved better get examined
Eye inflammation, continuous water flow
Dr. Richa Jain
Eye Specialist
Use eyedrop refresh tears 4 times a day. Get your eye examination by doctor also
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FAQs

Q. How long does Mahaflox-LP takes to work?

Usually, Mahaflox-LP starts working soon after applying it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. Can I stop taking Mahaflox-LP when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Mahaflox-LP and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
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References
  1. Drugs.com. Loteprednol. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Moxifloxacin hydrochloride. Camberley, Surrey: Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Ltd.; 2009 [revised 19 Sep. 2018]. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Loteprednol etabonate. Tampa, Florida: Bausch & Lomb Incorporated; 1998 [revised Sep. 2012]. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. ScienceDirect. Moxifloxacin. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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