WHAT IS THIS MEDICATION FOR?
Moxicip 400mg is used to treat bacterial infections.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
Moxifloxacin works to harm the bacteria and fight the infection.
HOW TO USE?
To gain the most benefit, do not miss doses. Use as you have been told, even if you are feeling better. Take this drug at the same time of day. Oral: - Take with or without food. Take with food if it causes an upset stomach. Drink lots of noncaffeine liquids unless told to drink less liquid by your doctor. Swallow tablet whole. Do not chew, break, or crush. Shot: - It is given as a shot into a vein over a period of time.
Feeling dizzy. Upset stomach or throwing up. Diarrhea. Belly pain. Headache. Tendons may rarely get irritated and tear. Unsafe allergic effects may rarely happen.
WHAT TO DO IF I MISS A DOSE?
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug.
If you have an allergy to moxifloxacin or any other part of this drug. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had including rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have had tendons get irritated or torn when taking this drug or an alike drug in the past. If you have myasthenia gravis. If you are breast-feeding.
WHEN DO I NEED TO SEEK MEDICAL HELP?
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. A fast heartbeat. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Diarrhea, even after drug is stopped. Pain in back of the ankle. Very bad muscle pain or weakness. Joint pain or swelling. Numbness or tingling in your hands or feet. Seizures. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
CAN I TAKE IT WITH OTHER MEDICINES?
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. Taking them together can cause bad side effects. Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
HOW TO STORE:
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
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 use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
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