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Moxicip Eye Ointment

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Overview

Introduction of Moxicip Eye Ointment

Moxicip Eye Ointment is an antibiotic, used in the treatment of bacterial infections of the eye. It prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them. This relieves the eye infection.

Moxicip Eye Ointment is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

It may cause eye discomfort, dry eye and burning sensation immediately following application. However, these side effects are temporary and usually subside on their own. Inform your doctor if they persist for a longer duration. It may cause short term blurring of vision when first used. Use caution before driving or using machines. Do not wear contact lenses while using it.

Uses of Moxicip Eye Ointment

Moxicip Eye Ointment side effects

Common
  • Eye discomfort
  • Dry eye
  • Burning sensation

How to use Moxicip 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 without touching it. Gently squeeze the tube and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid.

How Moxicip Eye Ointment works

Moxicip Eye Ointment is an antibiotic. It treats bacterial eye infections by preventing the bacteria from dividing and repairing. It does so stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase.

Moxicip Eye Ointment related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Moxicip Eye Ointment 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
Moxicip Eye Ointment 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
Moxicip Eye Ointment may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Moxicip 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.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Moxicip Eye Ointment?

If you miss a dose of Moxicip Eye Ointment, 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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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Moxicip Eye Ointment 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 within 4 weeks of opening the medication.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Moxicip with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Adrovit Z
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Suclosz, Vizopin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Pramipex
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Moxicip

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Eye flue for last 14 days. Using moxicip, besiflocacin eye drops for last 10 days after consultation but no relief.
Dr. Vishal Arora
Eye Specialist
Viral conjunctivitis take time to go. If it doesn't subside after 5 mire days please meet your doctor.
Irritation in left eye, look like an extra layer which looks clear/watery , little swelling also there. This issue observed since last few hour"
Dr. Richa Jain
Eye Specialist
It could be conjunctivitis. U need eye examination by doctor immediately. Meanwhile u can use eyedrop moxicip 3 times a day
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Moxicip when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Moxicip 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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