Vigamox

Vigamox

moxifloxacin

Manufacturer:

Novartis

Distributor:

DKSH
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Moxifloxacin HCl
Indications/Uses
Bacterial conjunctivitis caused by susceptible organisms for patients ≥1 yr. Pre- & post-op sterilization.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Bacterial conjunctivitis Instill 1 drop in affected eye tds for 7 days. Pre- & post-op sterilization Instill 1 drop in affected eye 5 times daily pre-op & tds post-op.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to moxifloxacin or other quinolones.
Special Precautions
Discontinue use if allergic reactions & superinfection occurs; at 1st sign of tendon inflammation. Not to be inj subconjunctivally or introduced directly to anterior eye chamber. Overgrowth of nonsusceptible organisms. Not to wear contact lens if w/ signs & symptoms of bacterial conjunctivitis. Avoid contact w/ applicator tip. Concurrent use w/ corticosteroids. May affect ability to drive & use machines. Pregnancy & lactation. Ped patients <1 yr. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
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
5 mL x 1's
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