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Motoflox Infusion

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Product introduction

Motoflox Infusion is an antibiotic, used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in treating infections of the urinary tract, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, and lungs (pneumonia). It cures the infection by stopping further growth of the causative microorganisms.

Motoflox Infusion is given as an injection into a vein (intravenous), in cases where oral administration is not possible, such as in hospitalized or unconscious patients. It is administered by a healthcare professional. Kindly do not self-administer. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

Some people may have a headache, dizziness, nausea, and diarrhea as side effects of this medicine. You may also notice some injection site reactions like pain, swelling, or redness. These are usually temporary and resolve on their own, but please consult your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.

You should not take this medicine if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Special care should be taken in people with kidney problems while taking this medicine.

Uses of Motoflox Infusion

  • Treatment of Bacterial eye infections

Benefits of Motoflox Infusion

In Treatment of Bacterial eye infections

Motoflox Infusion is an antibiotic medicine. It works by stopping the growth of the bacteria that is causing the infection. It helps relieve symptoms such as pain, redness, itching or soreness caused due to eye infections. The dose and duration of treatment will be decided by your doctor based on your condition. Make sure you complete the full course of treatment. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning.

Side effects of Motoflox Infusion

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Motoflox

  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Eye discomfort
  • Dry eye
  • Burning sensation in eye

How to use Motoflox Infusion

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

How Motoflox Infusion works

Motoflox Infusion is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

Safety advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Motoflox Infusion does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Motoflox Infusion 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.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Motoflox Infusion 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
Motoflox Infusion may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Motoflox 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.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Motoflox Infusion is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Motoflox Infusion is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Motoflox Infusion should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Motoflox Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Motoflox Infusion in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

What if you forget to take Motoflox Infusion?

If you miss a dose of Motoflox Infusion, consult your doctor.

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Motoflox Infusion
₹2.1/ml of Infusion
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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed Motoflox Infusion for the treatment of bacterial infections of the eye.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute, immediately after instilling the medication.
  • Do not touch the tip to any surface, or to your eye, to avoid contamination.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye 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.
  • Make sure to use it within 4 weeks of opening the medication.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Fluoroquinolone
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Quinolones/ Fluroquinolones

Interaction with drugs

Taking Motoflox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Life-threatening

Patient concerns

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Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Pic is not clear, plz visit for proper opinion
I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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References

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Manufacturer/Marketer address

4025/26, K.R. Road, Jayanagar 7th Block, Bangalore - 560027 , Karnataka , India.
Country of origin: India
Expires on or after: March, 2023

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