Avelox Tablet

Manufactured by: Bayer Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Contains / Salt: Moxifloxacin (400 mg)

Prescription Required

145 people have bought this recently

Avelox Tablet

Manufactured by: Bayer Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Contains / Salt: Moxifloxacin (400 mg)

Prescription Required

145 people have bought this recently

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1 Tablet in 1 Strip

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Avelox Tablet Information

Avelox Tablet is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Bacterial Infections. Secondary and off-label uses of Avelox Tablet have also been mentioned below.

The right dosage of Avelox Tablet depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

The most common side effects of Avelox Tablet are Nausea or vomiting, Diarrhoea. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Avelox Tablet as well, which are listed below. These side effects of Avelox Tablet are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Avelox Tablet is Moderate for pregnant women and Severe for women who are breastfeeding. Further, the section on Avelox Tablet related warnings talks about Avelox Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Myasthenia Gravis (MG), Peripheral Neuropathy, Neuropathy, Peripheral must refrain from the use of Avelox Tablet since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other contraindications of Avelox Tablet have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Besides this, Avelox Tablet may also have severe interaction with some medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

In addition to the above precautions for Avelox Tablet, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.

  1. Avelox Tablet Benefits & Uses
  2. Avelox Tablet Dosage & How to Take
  3. Avelox Tablet Side Effects
  4. Avelox Tablet Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Avelox Tablet with Other Drugs
  6. Avelox Tablet Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Avelox Tablet
  8. Avelox Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Avelox Tablet Benefits & Uses

Avelox Tablet is used to treat the following -

  1. Bacterial Infections Primary
  2. Tuberculosis
  3. Bronchitis
  4. Sinusitis
  5. Pneumonia
  6. Skin Infections
  7. Gastritis
  8. Peritonitis
  9. Plague
  10. Conjunctivitis
  11. Eye Infections

Avelox Tablet Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Avelox Tablet

Moxifloxacin

Avelox Tablet Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Avelox Tablet is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Diarrhoea
  3. Allergic reaction
  4. Fever Severe
  5. Abdominal Pain Moderate
  6. Insomnia Mild
  7. Dyspepsia
  8. Flatulence Mild
  9. Dry Mouth Mild
  10. Urticaria
  11. Vertigo Mild
  12. Anxiety Mild
  13. Tremor
  14. Restlessness

Avelox Tablet Related Warnings

Is the use of Avelox Tablet safe for pregnant women?

Avelox may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Avelox again without your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Avelox Tablet safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Avelox. It should only be taken after medical advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Avelox Tablet on the Kidneys?

Avelox is not harmful for kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Avelox Tablet on the Liver?

Avelox is not harmful for the liver.

Safe

What is the effect of Avelox Tablet on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Avelox on the heart have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Avelox Tablet with Other Drugs

Avelox Tablet should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Disopyramide

Warfarin

Quinidine

Alfuzosin

Amiodarone

Avelox Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Avelox Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Diabetes
  2. Ulcerative Colitis
  3. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  4. Peripheral Neuropathy
  5. Heart Disease
  6. Calcium Deficiency
  7. Potassium Deficiency
  8. Neuropathy, Peripheral

Frequently asked Questions about Avelox Tablet

Is this Avelox Tablet habit forming or addictive?

Avelox does not cause addiction.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Avelox you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Avelox is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Avelox for mental disorders.

No

Avelox Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Avelox Tablet

Taking Avelox with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk to your doctor about this.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Avelox Tablet

Taking [medicine] and alcohol at the same time may lead to mild side effects. Contact your doctor right away if you observe any side effects.

Mild

Avelox Tablet FAQs

Question almost 2 years ago

Can I take Avelox without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS , General Physician

Avelox is a prescription drug and an antibiotic, hence do not take Avelox without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful for patients to take this medicine without the doctor's advice.

Question about 2 years ago

What is Avelox?

ram saini MD, MBBS , General Physician

Avelox is a brand name of moxifloxacin and it comes in form of a tablet, infusion, eye drops, and eye ointment. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of drug known as fluoroquinolones. It is a broad spectrum antibiotic which is used for the treatment of bacterial infections such as skin infections, eye infections, intra-abdominal infections, chronic bronchitis, community-acquired pneumonia, and sinusitis.

Question over 1 year ago

Does Avelox cover anaerobes?

Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB , General Surgery

Yes, Avelox covers anaerobes. It is effective against some of the anaerobic bacteria such as Bacteroides fragilis, Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron, Clostridium perfringens, and Peptostreptococcus species.

Question almost 2 years ago

Is Avelox safe to use?

Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS , General Surgery

Yes, Avelox is safe to use, if taken in prescribed amount and duration as advised by the doctor. However, certain side effects have been associated with this drug such as dizziness, nausea, and vomiting. If you experience above-mentioned side effects after taking this medicine then inform your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

Question almost 2 years ago

Does Avelox cause dry mouth?

Dr. Tarun kumar MBBS , Other

Yes, oral Avelox may cause dry mouth because it decreases the saliva secretion in your mouth. It is a common side effect of this drug. If you experience severe dry mouth after taking this drug, keep yourself hydrated with juices, shakes and drink ample water.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

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References

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  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Avelox (moxifloxacin hydrochloride)
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