Milflox 0.5% - 5 ml ( Vigamox )
US Brand Name Vigamox
Strength 5 ml
Generic Name Moxifloxacin
Manufacturer Sun Pharma
Pharmaceutical Form Eye Drop/s

Milflox 0.5% - 5 ml


This drug has a generic name Moxifloxacin, an antibiotic drug which is mainly prescribed to fight against the bacteria that resides in your system. Moxifloxacin belongs to the family of fluoroquinolone class of antibiotics. This medication is used to treat broad spectrum bacteria like Haemophilus Influenza, Klebsiella pneumonia, Legionella pneumophila, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pneumonia, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Enterococcus faecalis and Streptococcus pyogenes. It is sold under various trade names and dosages are available in the forms of oral treatment, intravenous infusions and ophthalmic solutions.



Important information about Moxifloxacin


This drug starts its action by preventing the bacterial growth and replication through inhibiting the key enzyme called DNA gyrase (a type II topoisomerase). This DNA gyrase enzyme plays a key role in replication of bacterial cell as it helps in

unwinding of the infectious DNA. Hence, Moxifloxacin inhibits the DNA replication process and its growth.  


You should not take this medicine, if you are strictly allergic to it and any of its ingredients. Avoid the drug intake; if you are suffering from bacterial conjunctivitis, if you are a breastfeeding mother or planning to become pregnant. Always consult your doctor if you are pregnant to ensure the safety from this drug. Don’t consider this drug in use if are below 10 years of age or over 60 years of age.  



Dosage information


Take the dose exactly as directed by the doctor. Don’t consume the medicine in great amount. The drug intake depends on the condition of patient. So, doctor will recommend the suitable dose prescription. The general ways of using eye drop are as follows.


§  Wash your hands before using the eye drops.

§  Bend your head in backward direction and pull your eyelid down.

§  Hold the dropper above one eye and drop the medicine in your eyes.

§  Let go the eyelid and keep it closed for 2-3 minutes.

§  Repeat the same procedure for other eye.

§  You should strictly avoid the use of the eye drop if you are wearing contact lenses.

§  Don’t contact the dropper with your hands, eyes and eyelids.



What if you miss the dose


In case you forget the dose, skip that dose and take the next scheduled dose on time. Do not double up the dose in order to compensate with the others.



What if you overdose?


In case of an overdose of Moxifloxacin, seek emergency medication because it can cause severe side effects.     



Side Effects


Every medicine have some side effects, same way this drug also have some undesired effects. If you experience the following conditions like eye pain, itchy or red eyes, runny nose, cough, runny nose, dry eyes, etc, consult your doctor on immediate basis. While, some serious side effects are unlikely such as rashes, hives, breathing difficulties, ear pain, sore throat, fever and chills, swelling of the face, tongue, lips and hands. Seek medical emergency in such cases.



Things to avoid


Don’t use the medication after the prescription period is over. Eye infection can cause your eyes to become more sensitive when you face the sunlight. You should protect your eyes by wearing sunglasses. Maintain personal hygiene and avoid the spreading the infection from one eye to another.  



Interaction with other drugs


Many other drugs can interact with Moxifloxacin, drugs listed as follows affect on the normal functioning of this medicine: Yclosporine, Probenecid, Warfarin, Itraconazole, Omeprazole, Macrolides, Sildenafil, Heart medicines, HIV medicines, Live bacterial vaccines, Theophylline and Tolterodine, Steroids, Oral contraceptives,  Insulin or oral diabetes medications, Rifabutin, Rifapentine and Rifampin. You should inform your doctor know before taking these medicines to avoid possible drug interactions.


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Milflox 0.5% - 5 ml ( Vigamox )

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