Medicine Overview of Moxif Infusion
Moxif Infusion 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).
Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.
Moxif Infusion is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.
In Depth Information on Moxif Infusion
Your doctor has prescribed Moxif 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 Moxif 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.
Moxif Infusion related warnings
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Moxif Infusion.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Moxif 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.
Moxif Infusion is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Moxif 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.
Moxif Infusion is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Moxif Infusion is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Moxif Infusion should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Moxif Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Moxif Infusion in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.
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.
Frequently asked questions about Moxif Infusion
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.
Moxif 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. Moxif (also available as Moxicip) is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Moxif interacts with these medicines
Taking Moxif with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Flexital
Medicines with composition Olanzapine: Lanopin, Zypine, Olanex, Olay, Olan, Olapin, Tolaz, Olimelt, Oleanz, Olandus, Ola, Psychozap, Olexa, Oleanz RT, Oliza
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