- Medicine India
- Generic Medicines
- Pharmacology For Moxifloxacin
MoxifloxacinAbout MoxifloxacinA third generation synthetic fluoroquinolone Antibiotic, A broad spectrum antibiotic.Mechanism of Action of MoxifloxacinMoxifloxacin acts by inhibiting the enzyme DNA gyrase (Topoisomerase 2) and Topoisomerase 4.DNA gyrase helps in the formation of a highly condensed three dimensional structure of the DNA by its nicking and closing activity and also by introducing negative supercoil in to the DNA double helix. Moxifloxacin inhibits DNA gyrase which results in abnormal linkage between opened DNA and gyrase and negative supercoiling is impaired. This will inhibits transcription of DNA in to RNA and subsequent protein synthesis.Pharmacokinets of MoxifloxacinAbsorption: They are adequately absorbed after oral administration. Distribution: It is distributed widely in the body. Metabolism: It undergoes hepatic metabolism. Excretion: Drug is excreted mainly through urine.
Onset of Action for MoxifloxacinN/ADuration of Action for MoxifloxacinN/AHalf Life of MoxifloxacinN/ASide Effects of Moxifloxacin1.Nausea
Contra-indications of Moxifloxacin1.Hypersensitivity to Moxifloxacin and other Fluoroquinolones.Special Precautions while taking Moxifloxacin1.Hepatic impairment
4.Concomitant use of antiarrhythmic drugs.
5.Caution while driving the vehicle or operating machine or involved in any hazardous activities.
Pregnancy Related InformationUse with cautionOld Age Related InformationUse with cautionBreast Feeding Related InformationContraindicatedChildren Related InformationContraindicated
Indications for Moxifloxacin1.Pneumonia
Interactions for MoxifloxacinAntiarrhythmic agents (amiodarone, bretylium, disopyramide, procainamide, quinidine, sotalol): The risk of threatening cardiac arrhythmias may be increased.Typical Dosage for MoxifloxacinAdults: 400 mg once daily for 5 - 10 days
Dose is determined on the basis of severity of the infection, type of infecting organism.
Schedule of MoxifloxacinHStorage Requirements for MoxifloxacinStore at room temperature in a tightly closed container.Effects of Missed Dosage of MoxifloxacinTake the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose.Effects of Overdose of MoxifloxacinGive supportive measures and symptomatic treatment.
Home Delivery for Moxifloxacin in Your City
Medicine India is just a publishing medium for medicine related information and does not provide services or sales of medicines including moxifloxacin.
However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for moxifloxacin and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for moxifloxacin may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.
Please be aware that you should take moxifloxacin only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for moxifloxacin before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for moxifloxacin with the pharmacy.
Moxifloxacin is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for moxifloxacin might be better known than moxifloxacin itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have moxifloxacin in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for moxifloxacin.