Moxicip Eye Drops Details
What is Moxicip Eye?
Moxicip Eye Drops is used for Eye Infections, Female Genital Tract Infection, Respiratory Tract Infections, Abdominal Infections, Chronic Bronchitis, Community Acquired Pneumonia and other conditions.
Moxicip Eye Drops contains Moxifloxacin as an active ingredient.
Moxicip Eye Drops works by inhibiting enzymes involved in DNA processes.
Moxicip Eye Drops Uses
Moxicip Eye Drops is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Eye Infections
- Female Genital Tract Infection
- Respiratory Tract Infections
- Abdominal Infections
- Chronic Bronchitis
- Community Acquired Pneumonia
Moxicip Eye Drops Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Moxicip Eye Drops improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
Inhibiting enzymes involved in DNA processes.
Moxicip Eye Drops – Composition and Active Ingredients
Moxicip Eye Drops is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Moxifloxacin (0.5% W/V)
Moxicip Eye Drops – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Moxicip Eye Drops. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Swelling Of Eyes And Lips
- Abnormal Blood Counts
Moxicip Eye Drops – Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Important counseling points are listed below.
- Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant
- Do not breastfeed your baby while taking this medication
- Do not crush, break or chew tablets
- Keep the bottle tightly closed when not in use
- Wash your hands before using the eye drops
Moxicip Eye Drops – Drug Interactions
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Moxicip Eye Drops may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Moxicip Eye Drops may interact with the following drugs and products:
Moxicip Eye Drops – Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to Moxicip Eye Drops is a contraindication. In addition, Moxicip Eye Drops should not be used if you have the following conditions:
Other important Information on Moxicip Eye Drops
Missing a dose
In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
Overdosage of Moxicip Eye Drops
Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Moxicip Eye Drops, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
Storage of Moxicip Eye Drops
Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Moxicip Eye Drops.
Expired Moxicip Eye Drops
Taking a single dose of expired Moxicip Eye Drops is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
Moxicip Eye Drops – Frequently asked Questions
Can Moxicip Eye Drops be used for eye infections and female genital tract infection?
Yes, eye infections and female genital tract infection are among the most common reported uses for Moxicip Eye Drops. Please do not use Moxicip Eye Drops for eye infections and female genital tract infection without consulting first with your doctor.
How long do I need to use Moxicip Eye Drops before I see improvement of my conditions?
users have reported 1 week and 3 days as the most common time it takes before they saw improvements in their conditions. These times may not be reflective of what you may experience or how you should use this medicine. Please consult with your doctor to check how long do you need to use Moxicip Eye Drops.
At what frequency do I need to use Moxicip Eye Drops?
users have reported thrice a day and twice a day as the most common frequency of using Moxicip Eye Drops. Please follow your doctor’s advice on how often you need to Moxicip Eye Drops.
Should I consume Moxicip Eye Drops empty stomach, before food or after food?
users have most commonly reported consuming Moxicip Eye Drops #Before Food#. However, this may not be reflective of how you should consume this medicine. Please follow your doctor’s advice on how you should use this medicine.
Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Moxicip Eye Drops medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects.
Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
Most medicines don’t come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government’s categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body’s dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.