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    Loteprednol etabonate + Moxifloxacin

    Information about Loteprednol etabonate + Moxifloxacin

    Loteprednol etabonate + moxifloxacin uses

    Loteprednol etabonate+Moxifloxacin is used in the treatment of eye infection with inflammation.

    How loteprednol etabonate + moxifloxacin works

    This 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 cause redness, swelling and itching. Moxifloxacin is an antibiotic which prevents bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria. This treats your infection.

    Common side effects of loteprednol etabonate + moxifloxacin

    Eye irritation, Eye discomfort
    Content Details
    Written By
    Dr. Betina Chandolia
    MDS, BDS
    Reviewed By
    Dr. Ashish Ranjan
    MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
    Last updated on:
    28 Jan 2019 | 12:01 PM (IST)
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    Expert advice for Loteprednol etabonate + Moxifloxacin

    • Loteprednol etabonate + Moxifloxacin 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.

    Frequently asked questions for Loteprednol etabonate + Moxifloxacin

    Loteprednol etabonate + Moxifloxacin

    Q. How long does Loteprednol etabonate+Moxifloxacin takes to work?

    Usually, Loteprednol etabonate+Moxifloxacin starts working soon after applying it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

    Q. Can I stop taking Loteprednol etabonate+Moxifloxacin when I feel better?

    No, do not stop taking Loteprednol etabonate+Moxifloxacin and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

    Content on this page was last updated on 28 January, 2019, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)