MOXIFAX EYE OINTMENT

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Composition for MOXIFAX 0.5% w/v eye ointment

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5 GM in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of MOXIFAX eye ointment

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Uses of MOXIFAX eye ointment

MOXIFAX EYE OINTMENT is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and tuberculosis (tb).
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 MOXIFAX eye ointment

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use MOXIFAX 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/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the tube and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How MOXIFAX eye ointment works

Moxifax eye ointment is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on MOXIFAX eye ointment

Expert advice for MOXIFAX eye ointment

  • 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 Moxifloxacin 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 MOXIFAX EYE OINTMENT
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
MOXIFAX EYE OINTMENT 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
MOXIFAX EYE OINTMENT should be used with caution during lact
ation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
MOXIFAX EYE OINTMENT may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
SAFE
MOXIFAX EYE OINTMENT is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of MOXIFAX EYE OINTMENT is recommended.

Caution to be advised in elderly patients.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

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 MOXIFAX 0.5% w/v eye ointment

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.
Moxifax 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. Moxifax (also available as Moxicip) is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
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