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Moxicip is a quinolone antibiotic, prescribed for bacterial infections such as pneumonia, bronchitis, sinus, skin and skin structure infections, and others.  It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.

Drug information on Moxicip (Moxifloxacin) from Cipla Limited

Moxicip

  Ointment   
Cipla Limited
Generic : Moxifloxacin
 40.65
0.50%
5 gm
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Medical Condition(s) for which Moxicip may be prescribed


Side effects of Moxicip

   Blood and Lymphatic System : Anemia, eosinophilia, decrease in white blood cells and platelets.

   Heart : Palpitations, fast or slow heart rate, heart failure, high or low blood pressure and chest pain.

   Eye and ENT : Ringing in the ear and blurred vision.

   Gastrointestinal : Dry mouth, diarrhea, vomiting, constipation, abdominal pain/discomfort, flatulence, abdominal distention, stomach inflammation and reflux.

   General Disorders : Fatigue, weakness, swelling in the extremities, uneasiness, chills, fever and facial pain.

   Liver : Abnormal liver function tests.

   Infections : Vaginal infection and mouth fungal infection.

   Metabolic : Elevated blood sugar levels, loss of appetite and dehydration.

   Musculoskeletal : Back pain, joint/muscle pain and muscle spasms.

   Central Nervous System : Sensory loss, drowsiness, dizziness, tremor, lethargy, tingling, tension, headache, fainting, anxiety, confusion, agitation, depression, nervousness, restlessness, hallucination and disorientation.

   Genitourinary : Kidney failure, painful urination and vaginal itching.

   Respiratory : Difficulty in breathing, asthma and wheezing.

   Skin : Rash, itching, redness, hives and night sweats.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- The recommended dose is 400 mg once daily. Duration: 5-21 days, depending on the condition.

How to use Moxicip?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

When is Moxicip not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Moxicip

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of nerve problems, stroke, seizures, chest pain, slow heartbeat, low level of blood minerals, liver disease, myasthenia gravis, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause dizziness and lightheadedness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid exposure to sunlight.

Other Precautions for Moxicip

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Moxicip

Store it at room temperature (25°C).



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