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VIGAMOX 0.5% EYE DROP

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MRP: Rs. 250 for 1 packet(s) (5 ML eye drop each)
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Composition for VIGAMOX

Moxifloxacin(0.5%)

food interaction for VIGAMOX

alcohol interaction for VIGAMOX

pregnancy interaction for VIGAMOX

lactation interaction for VIGAMOX

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Vigamox 0.5% 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 VIGAMOX

Moxifloxacin(0.5%)

Uses

Vigamox 0.5% eye drop is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and tuberculosis (TB).

How it works

Vigamox 0.5% eye drop 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

Common Dosage for VIGAMOX 0.5% EYE DROP

Patients taking VIGAMOX 0.5% EYE DROP

  • 45%
    Four Times A Day
  • 23%
    Thrice A Day
  • 14%
    Once A Day
  • 7%
    Twice A Day
  • 5%
    Twice A Month
  • 3%
    Alternate Day
  • 2%
    Once A Month

SUBSTITUTES for VIGAMOX

23 Substitutes
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  • MOXICIP EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 26.20/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 131
    save 48% more per ML of eye drop
  • MOXIGRAM EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Micro Labs Ltd
    Rs. 23.60/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 118
    save 53% more per ML of eye drop
  • MOXIBLU 0.5% EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Lupin Ltd
    Rs. 12.90/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 64.50
    save 74% more per ML of eye drop
  • MOFLOREN EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Indoco Remedies Ltd
    Rs. 22.24/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 111.20
    save 56% more per ML of eye drop
  • MOXTIF 0.5% EYE DROPS
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Zydus Cadila
    Rs. 23.84/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 119.20
    save 52% more per ML of eye drop

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Expert advice for VIGAMOX

Do consult your doctor before taking moxifloxacin, if you are pregnant or planning of becoming pregnant.
  • Do not crush, break or chew moxifloxacin tablets.
  • Stop taking moxifloxacin and call your doctor at once if you have sudden pain, swelling, bruising, tenderness, stiffness, or movement problems in any of your joints, especially in your ankle.
  • Do not breast feed your baby while taking this medication.
  • Wash your hands before using the eye drops, keep the dropper tip clean.
  • Do not touch the eyelids or surrounding areas with the dropper tip of the eye drop bottle to avoid contamination. Keep the bottle tightly closed when not in use.

Frequently asked questions for VIGAMOX

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 11 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)