Vigamox 0.5 Percent Drops 5 ml

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About

Prescription status:

Prescription required


Manufacturer Name:

Alcon Laboratories


Drug classification: 

Antibiotics- Fluoroquinolones


What is this used for:

  • Bacterial conjunctivitis


When to not take this medicine:

  • Hypersensitivity or allergy towards moxifloxacin


How should I take the medicine:

Administer this medicine as directed by the physician. Do not administer this medicine in small or larger amounts than recommended.


How this medicine works:

This medicine helps in the treatment of bacterial infections by different sources of contamination.


Side effects

  • Burning of eyes (Unknown)
  • Itching in the eyes (Unknown)
  • Dry eyes (Unknown)
  • Vision disturbances (Unknown)
  • Eye discharge (Unknown)
  • Pain in the eyes (Unknown)
  • Abnormal tearing (Unknown)
  • Red eyes (Unknown)


Pregnancy warning: 

Category C

Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant the use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


Lactation warning:

The use of this medicine is not recommended for lactating and breastfeeding mothers unless necessary. Inform your doctor about the use of this medicine. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.


Renal dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with kidney disease while administering this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative based on creatinine clearance values.


Hepatic dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with liver disease while administering this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative.


Drug interactions:

This medicine may not interact with any other medicines as it is administered in the eyes. This medicine may interact with other ophthalmic medications. It is recommended that before using this medicine, discuss it with your doctor. Your doctor will prescribe the appropriate dose based on your clinical condition, risks and benefits.


Alcohol interactions:

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while administering this medicine as it may cause interactions and lead to serious adverse effects and may worsen the health condition.


Food interactions:

N/A


Expert Advice:

  1. Administer this medicine as recommended by your doctor. 
  2. This medicine is only meant for ophthalmic use. It is not recommended to use on skin or open wounds or genital regions.
  3. It is recommended not to discontinue the medicine before the course completion. 
  4. Patients are recommended not to wear contact lenses if they are having an eye infection.
  5. This medicine is not recommended to use in children unless it is absolutely recommended. Your physician will prescribe after considering all the risks and benefits and clinical condition.


Missed dose instructions:

Administer this medicine as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose skip the dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double dose to make up for the missed dose.


Overdose Instructions:

Seek emergency treatment or contact your physician in case if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms during the treatment with this medicine.


Storage Instructions:

1. Store the medicine in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

2. Keep away from the reach of children

3. Discard the unused medicine safely after use


References:


1. MOXICIP Eye Drops [Internet]. CiplaMed. 2020 [cited 28 October 2020]. Available from: https://www.ciplamed.com/content/moxicip-eye-drops\


2. Drugs H. Moxifloxacin Ophthalmic: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2020 [cited 28 October 2020]. Available from: https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a605016.html#:~:text=Moxifloxacin%20ophthalmic%20solution%20is%20used,the%20bacteria%20that%20cause%20infection.


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Caution

Keep away from direct sunlight

Store in a dry place

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