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MOXITAK LP 0.5% W/V/0.5% W/V EYE DROP

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Composition for MOXITAK LP

Loteprednol(0.5% w/v),Moxifloxacin(0.5% w/v)

food interaction for MOXITAK LP

alcohol interaction for MOXITAK LP

pregnancy interaction for MOXITAK LP

lactation interaction for MOXITAK LP

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Moxitak lp 0.5% w/v/0.5% w/v eye drop 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for MOXITAK LP

Loteprednol(0.5% w/v)

Uses

Loteprednol is used in the treatment of allergic disorders and eye disorders.

How it works

Loteprednol belongs to a class of medication called as ophthalmic corticosteroid. The exact mechanism of action is not known. They are thought to induce certain proteins (phospholipase A 2 inhibitory proteins) which inhibit the formation of other compounds like prostaglandin and leukotrienes which promote inflammation. As a result, the redness, swelling, and itching is relieved at the site of administration.

Common side effects

Burning sensation, Conjunctival redness, Conjuntival disorder, Corneal damage, Dry eye, Eye discharge, Eye irritation, Foreign body sensation in eyes, Headache, Increased production of tears, Itching
Moxifloxacin(0.5% w/v)

Uses

Moxifloxacin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and tuberculosis (TB).

How it works

Moxifloxacin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Dry mouth, Altered taste, Flatulence, Headache, Heartburn, Increased sweating, Loss of appetite, Mouth ulcer, Vaginal itching, Weakness, White spots in the mouth, White patches on the tongue, White spots in the throat, Constipation, Diarrhoea

SUBSTITUTES for MOXITAK LP

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  • APDROPS LP 0.5% W/V/0.5% W/V EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Ajanta Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 24.55/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 122.75
    save 6% more per ML of eye drop
  • MOXIGRAM LX EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Micro Labs Ltd
    Rs. 23.98/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 119.90
    save 8% more per ML of eye drop
  • MAHAFLOX LP EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Mankind Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 22/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 110
    save 15% more per ML of eye drop
  • LOTEMOX EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Optho Remedies Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 23/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 115
    save 12% more per ML of eye drop
  • MOXOFT LP EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 24.09/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 120.45
    save 7% more per ML of eye drop

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Expert advice for MOXITAK LP

  • Do not start or continue loteprednol if you have increased pressure inside the eyes that cause visual problem (glaucoma), pain, redness, itching or inflammation in eyes, or after a recent cataract surgery.
  • Avoid using for more than 10 days.
  • Avoid wearing contact lenses.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for MOXITAK LP

Loteprednol

Q.What is loteprednol/loteprednol etabonate?
Loteprednol is a corticosteroid available as an eye drop that reduces inflammation of superficial structures of the eye.

Moxifloxacin

Q.Is moxifloxacin / Moxicip safe?
Yes. Moxifloxacin (also available as Moxicip) 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

Q.Is moxifloxacin strong?
Moxifloxacin 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 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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 28 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)