MOXIFLOXACIN: Uses, Dosage, Side effects, Composition & more - Zoylo
INFORMATION ABOUT MOXIFLOXACIN
MOXIFLOXACIN belongs to the class of fluoroquinolone antibiotics. MOXIFLOXACIN is used to treat bacterial eye infections (conjunctivitis).
• Eye irritation
• Pain in the eye
It is not necessary for all people to experience the above side-effects.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR MOXIFLOXACIN
• Apply MOXIFLOXACIN into each eye as directed by your doctor. Check the label for directions before using MOXIFLOXACIN.
• You are recommended to wash your hands before using drops for the other eye in order to prevent the infection spreading from one eye to the other.
• Please do not touch the dropper to other surfaces or surrounding areas as it may contaminate the drops.
• You are recommended to wait for minimum 5 minutes before using any other eye drops.
• In case you put more drops in the eye than prescribed, it is advised to rinse with warm water.
• Discard MOXIFLOXACIN after 4 weeks of first opening the bottle to prevent infections.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q. How does MOXIFLOXACIN work? A. MOXIFLOXACIN is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial eye infections. MOXIFLOXACIN works by inhibiting bacterial enzyme DNA gyrase which is essential for DNA replication and repair thereby kills bacteria and treats infection.
Q. Can I use contact lens while using MOXIFLOXACIN? A. No, you are recommended to avoid wearing contact lenses while using MOXIFLOXACIN. Also, if you notice any signs of eye infection, avoid using contact lenses.
Q. How long does MOXIFLOXACIN take to work? A. It usually takes about 5 days for MOXIFLOXACIN to work and reduce the infection. If there is no improvement after using MOXIFLOXACIN for a week, please consult a doctor.
Q. How can I treat bacterial eye infection at home? A. You are recommended to place a warm, damp cloth on your eyes for few minutes until the cloth becomes cool. Repeat this as often as you are comfortable. If the infection is in both the eyes, use a different cloth. If the symptoms persist, please consult a doctor.