Moxifur LP Eye Drop

Prescription Required

Introduction

Moxifur LP Eye Drop is a prescription medicine used to treat eye infection with inflammation. It kills and stops the growth of bacteria and helps in relieving symptoms such as redness, itching, and swelling.

Moxifur LP Eye Drop is to be used only in the affected eye. Read the label carefully for instruction before you use the medicine. Use it in the exact dose and duration as advised by the doctor or as instructed in the label. Wash your hands before using this medicine. Complete your dose even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may bring back the infection.

Use of this medicine may cause irritation and discomfort immediately on application. These are usually temporary and resolve with time. However, if they persist or get worse, inform your doctor. In case of accidental contact with your ears, nose, or mouth, immediately rinse it with water.

Inform your doctor if you have a known allergy to any of the ingredients in this medicine or if you are taking any other medication. It is advised not to drive or operate heavy machinery immediately after using this medicine as it may cause temporary blurring of vision and may affect your ability to drive.

Uses of Moxifur LP Eye Drop

  • Treatment of Eye infection with inflammation

Benefits of Moxifur LP Eye Drop

In Treatment of Eye infection with inflammation

Moxifur LP Eye Drop stops the growth of bacteria and helps relieve symptoms such as pain, swelling, redness, itching or irritation. It is also used to reduce swelling after an eye surgery. Use it 2-3 times a day for atleast a week or as prescribed by the doctor. Your symptoms might improve after using Moxifur LP Eye Drop. However, make sure to complete the full course of treatment. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning.

Side effects of Moxifur LP Eye Drop

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 Moxifur LP

  • Eye irritation
  • Eye discomfort

How to use Moxifur LP Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only. Use 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 the extra liquid.

How Moxifur LP Eye Drop works

Moxifur 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.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Moxifur LP Eye Drop during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Moxifur LP Eye Drop during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Moxifur LP Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Moxifur LP Eye Drop?

If you miss a dose of Moxifur LP Eye Drop, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Moxifur 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.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL OTOLOGICALS

Patient concerns

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redness on the inner side of lower eye-lid , occasional dryness, constant irritation. I have been prescribed spectacles and use them most of the time. No headache. Used Moxifur twice a day for three days. No relief at all. Discontinued moxifur and have been washing eyes with water thrice a day for five days now . Still no relief.
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
U need examination by doctor
what is the cause of redness of eye
Dr. Vishal Arora
Ophthalmology
Infection, allergy, inflammation are major causes of redness in the eye
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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

Manufacturer/Marketer address

20,SBI Officers' colony, First Street, Arumbakkam, Chennai (Madras) - 600 106, Tamil Nadu, INDIA
Country of origin: India

MRP
119.79
Inclusive of all taxes
5 ml in 1 packet
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