DOSING: 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.
DRUG INTERACTIONS: 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.
PREGNANCY: There are no adequate studies done on moxifloxacin to determine safe and effective use in pregnant women. It should only be used if clearly needed.
NURSING MOTHERS: Moxifloxacin enters breast milk. Mothers should decide whether to stop breastfeeding or discontinue moxifloxacin.
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