Moxif (Moxifloxacin HCL)
What is Moxif (Moxifloxacin HCL) used for?
Moxif (Moxifloxacin HCL) is an antibiotic which is given as a treatment for certain infections caused by bacteria, such as bronchitis and pneumonia. Skin, sinus and abdominal bacterial infections, as well as other types of infection, may also be treated with this medication. This antibiotic is a type of fluoroquinolone antibiotic, which kills the bacteria responsible for causing the infection.
How should I use Moxif (Moxifloxacin HCL)?
Moxif (Moxifloxacin HCL) tablets are taken by mouth. Patients may take these tablets with food or on an empty stomach. These tablets are normally taken for a period of 5 to 21 days. Patients should note that the length of time for which treatment is required is decided by their physician. Take this drug exactly as prescribed, and do not stop taking it unless your physician tells you to.
What are the side effects of Moxif (Moxifloxacin HCL)?
Side effects of Moxif (Moxifloxacin HCL) include:
If you notice muscular pain, fainting or feelings of depression you should immediately consult your physician.
This drug may in rare cases cause tendon damage. Patients over 60 years of age are at greater risk of this occurring. Consult your physician if you notice any pain in your joints or muscles.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Moxif (Moxifloxacin HCL). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.