Product description of Moxifloxacin eye drops:
Moxifloxacin eye drop is an ophthalmic preparation that is generally used for the cure of various kind of eye infection. It is a type of antibiotic that is used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis, (eye infection) caused by susceptible bacteria. It comes under the category of drug known as Fluoroquinolone antibiotic. This medication shows its mechanism by stopping the production of essential proteins needed by the bacteria to survive. This results in the inhibition of growth of bacteria that helps to treat the infection.
Method of application of Moxifloxacin eye drops:
Previous to the use of this medication take away your contact lenses and spectacles and clean your hand to stay away from contamination. Do not let the dropper tip touch any surface. Shake well earlier than application. To use this medication tilt your head back, gaze aloft and pull down the lower eyelid to make a pouch. Bring the eye drop just above the eye and then instill the prescribed number of drops. Close your eye for 1 to 2 minutes. Apply gentle pressure to the inside corner of the eye (near the nose) for about 1 minute to prevent the liquid from draining down the tear duct.
What are the contraindications of Moxifloxacin eye drops?
- If you are sensitive to the active drug and other inactive drug content present in the Moxifloxacin eye drop then don't use this medication.
- You should not use Moxifloxacin if you have a fungal or viral eye infection. This medicine is used only to treat bacterial infections.
What are the drug interactions of Moxifloxacin eye drops?
Do not use following medication along with this medication such as:
Gatifloxacin, Ciprofloxacin ophthalmic, Levofloxacin, Norfloxacin, Levofloxacin ophthalmic, Norfloxacin ophthalmic, Lomefloxacin, Ofloxacin.
Important points to be kept in mind when you are using Moxifloxacin eye drops?
- Do not use this medication for longer duration time as it caused the drug addiction.
- This medication is only used only to treat bacterial infections. Do not use Moxifloxacin if you have a fungal or viral eye infection.
What are the side effects of Moxifloxacin eye drops?
Itching, Irritation, Redness, Tearing, Blurred vision, Dryness, Stinging, Burning