Moxicip Infusion

Moxicip Infusion

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Introduction

Moxicip Infusion is an antibiotic, used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in treating infections of the urinary tract, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues and lungs (pneumonia). It cures the infection by stopping further growth of the causative microorganisms.

Moxicip Infusion is given as an injection into a vein (intravenous), in cases where oral administration is not possible, such as in hospitalised or unconscious patients. It is administered by a healthcare professional. Kindly do not self administer. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

Some people may have a headache, dizziness, nausea, and diarrhea as side effects of this medicine. You may also notice some injection site reactions like pain, swelling or redness. These are usually temporary and resolve on their own, but please consult your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.

You should not take this medicine if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Special care should be taken in people with kidney problems while taking this medicine.

Uses of Moxicip Infusion

Side effects of Moxicip Infusion

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Moxicip

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Moxicip Infusion

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How Moxicip Infusion works

Moxicip Infusion is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Moxicip Infusion does not cause any harmful side effects.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Moxicip Infusion may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Moxicip Infusion is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.

Driving

UNSAFE
Moxicip Infusion may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Moxicip Infusion may make you feel dizzy or light-headed, you may experience a sudden, transient loss of vision, or you may faint for a short period. This may affect your driving ability.

Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Moxicip Infusion is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Moxicip Infusion is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.

Liver

CAUTION
Moxicip Infusion should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Moxicip Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Moxicip Infusion in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

What if you forget to take Moxicip Infusion?

If you miss a dose of Moxicip Infusion, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.