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- What is moxifloxacin-oral, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for moxifloxacin-oral?
- Is moxifloxacin-oral available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for moxifloxacin-oral?
- What are the side effects of moxifloxacin-oral?
- What is the dosage for moxifloxacin-oral?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with moxifloxacin-oral?
- Is moxifloxacin-oral safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about moxifloxacin-oral?
What is the dosage for moxifloxacin-oral?
Acute bacterial sinus infection: Take 1 tablet (400 mg) by mouth or 400 mg injection once daily for 5 to 10 days.
Chronic bacterial bronchitis: Take 400 mg by mouth or injection once daily for 5 days.
Community-acquired pneumonia: Take 400 mg by mouth or injection once daily for 7 to 14 days.
Complicated skin and skin structure infections: Take 400 mg by mouth or injection once daily for 7 to 21 days.
Uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections: Take 400 mg by mouth or injection once daily for 7 days.
Complicated intra-abdominal infections: Take 400 mg by mouth or injection once daily for 5 to 14 days.
Safe and effective use of moxifloxacin is not established in patients under the age of 18 years.
Which drugs or supplements interact with moxifloxacin-oral?
Moxifloxacin administration should be separated from aluminum and magnesium containing antacids, sucralfate (Carafate), and multivitamins because they can lower absorption of moxifloxacin and reduce its effectiveness. They should be administered 4 hours before or 8 hours after moxifloxacin.
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