Vigamox

Vigamox

moxifloxacin

Manufacturer:

Novartis Indonesia

Marketer:

Novartis Indonesia
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Moxifloxacin HCl
Indications/Uses
Corneal epithelial inflammation or corneal ulcer. Bacterial conjunctivitis caused by susceptible strains. Pre- & post-op sterilization.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Corneal epithelial inflammation or corneal ulcer Instill 1 drop in the affected eye 3 times daily for 7-14 days. May be increased up to 8 times daily. Pre- & post-op sterilization Instill 1 drop in the affected eye 5 times daily for 2 days before operation & 3 times daily from the day of surgery to after 14 days. Bacterial conjunctivitis Instill 1 drop in the affected eye 3 times daily for 4 days.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to moxifloxacin or other quinolones.
Special Precautions
Discontinue use if allergic reaction & superinfection occur. Prolonged use may result in overgrowth of non-susceptible organisms including fungi. Avoid wearing contact lenses if w/ signs & symptoms of bacterial conjunctivitis. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Transient ocular discomfort eg, burning/stinging. Headache, keratitis, ocular pain, ocular pruritus, ocular hyperemia, pharyngitis, subconjunctival hemorrhage.
MIMS Class
Eye Anti-Infectives & Antiseptics
ATC Classification
S01AE07 - moxifloxacin ; Belongs to the class of quinolone antiinfectives. Used in the treatment of eye infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Vigamox ophth soln 0.5%
Packing/Price
3 mL x 1's;5 mL x 1's
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