Information about Moxifloxacin

Moxifloxacin Uses

Moxifloxacin is used in the treatment of Bacterial eye infections. It is also used in infections of urinary tract, tonsils, sinus, nose, throat, female genital organ, skin & soft tissues and lungs (pneumonia).

How Moxifloxacin works

Moxifloxacin is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

Common side effects of Moxifloxacin

Eye discomfort, Dry eye, Burning sensation in eye
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Available Medicine for Moxifloxacin

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3251 variant(s)
MahafloxMankind Pharma Ltd
79 to ₹2195 variant(s)
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142 to ₹2672 variant(s)
MoximacMacleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
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MilfloxSun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
1521 variant(s)
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ApdropsAjanta Pharma Ltd
83 to ₹1692 variant(s)
MosiFDC Ltd
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MoxifloxCipla Ltd
68 to ₹2775 variant(s)

Expert advice for Moxifloxacin

  • You have been prescribed Moxifloxacin for the treatment of bacterial infections of the eye.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute, immediately after instilling the medication.
  • Do not touch the tip to any surface, or to your eye, to avoid contamination.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye 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.
  • Make sure to use it within 4 weeks of opening the medication.

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