Diflumox

Manufactured by: Ajanta Pharma Ltd

Contains / Salt: Moxifloxacin (0.5 % w/w) + Difluprednate (5 % w/v)

Prescription Required

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Diflumox

Manufactured by: Ajanta Pharma Ltd

Contains / Salt: Moxifloxacin (0.5 % w/w) + Difluprednate (5 % w/v)

Prescription Required

137 people have bought this recently

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Diflumox Information

Diflumox, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Drops, Injection. Secondary and off-label uses of Diflumox have also been mentioned below.

The optimal dosage of Diflumox is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

The side effects typically associated with Diflumox include Nausea or vomiting, Diarrhoea. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Diflumox as well, which are listed below. Normally, these side effects of Diflumox are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

In addition, Diflumox's effect is Moderate during pregnancy and Severe for lactating mothers. It is important to know if Diflumox has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Diflumox related warnings section.

Diflumox can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Diflumox in conditions like Myasthenia Gravis (MG), Peripheral Neuropathy, Neuropathy, Peripheral. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Diflumox contraindications section.

Additionally, Diflumox may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

In addition to the above precautions for Diflumox, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.

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

Diflumox Benefits & Uses

Diflumox is used to treat the following -

  1. Conjunctivitis
  2. Eye Allergies
  3. Bacterial Infections
  4. Uveitis

Diflumox Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Diflumox

Moxifloxacin
Difluprednate

Diflumox Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Diflumox 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
  15. Cataract Moderate
  16. Visual Disturbance
  17. Photophobia
  18. Dry eyes
  19. Headache Rare
  20. Eye irritation

Diflumox Related Warnings

Is the use of Diflumox safe for pregnant women?

Diflumox can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Diflumox, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

Is the use of Diflumox safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Diflumox. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

What is the effect of Diflumox on the Kidneys?

Diflumox is completely safe for kidneys.

What is the effect of Diflumox on the Liver?

Diflumox is rarely harmful for the liver.

What is the effect of Diflumox on the Heart?

Using Diflumox does not have any harmful effects on the heart.

Severe Interaction of Diflumox with Other Drugs

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

Disopyramide

Warfarin

Quinidine

Alfuzosin

Amiodarone

Diflumox Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Diflumox 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
  9. Contact Dermatitis
  10. Allergy
  11. Fungal Infections
  12. Glaucoma

Frequently asked Questions about Diflumox

Is this Diflumox habit forming or addictive?

No, you will not get addicted to Diflumox.

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

Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Diflumox since it will not make you feel sleepy.

Is it safe?

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

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Diflumox in mental disorders is not effective.

Diflumox Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Diflumox

Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Diflumox, due to a lack of research on this.

Interaction between Alcohol and Diflumox

Information about the interaction of Diflumox and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

Diflumox FAQs

Question over 1 year ago

Does Diflumox cause tendinitis?

Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Diflumox might cause tendinitis and tendon rupture. It has been associated with an increased risk of tendinitis and tendon rupture in patients of all ages.

Question about 1 year ago

Can Diflumox treat strep?

Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Diflumox can treat strep. It is used in the treatment of strep throat (pharyngitis) caused by Group A Streptococcus bacteria such as Streptococcus pyogenes. However, it is not generally preferred as a first line drug of choice for the treatment of strep throat.

Question about 2 years ago

Can I discontinue Diflumox on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

Discontinuing Diflumox on your own can increase the chances of bacterial resistance and infection relapse. It is recommended that you always consult your doctor if you have decided to discontinue this medicine.

Question almost 2 years ago

Does Diflumox cause diarrhoea?

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

Yes, oral Diflumox may cause diarrhoea. It is a common side effect of this drug. To keep yourself well hydrated, drink plenty of fluids while you are taking this drug. If you are experiencing severe diarrhoea after taking this drug then discuss with your doctor immediately without any further delay. 

Question about 1 year ago

Is Diflumox helpful in treating pneumonia?

Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Diflumox is helpful in treating pneumonia. It is used in the treatment of commnunity acquired pneumonia caused by bacteria Streptococcus pneumoniae, Staphylococcus aureus, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, and Chlamydophilia pneumoniae. The duration of treatment depends on infection severity and patients medical condition but it is generally given for 7-14 days.

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

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