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Adult Dosing .
Dosage forms: 0.5% sol
- [1 gtt in eye(s) bid x7 days]
Peds Dosing .
- Dosage forms: 0.5% sol
- [>4 mo]
- Dose: 1 gtt in eye(s) bid x7 days
- hypersens. to drug/class/compon.
Drug Interactions .
No significant interactions known or found for this drug. Caution always advised with multiple medications.
Adverse Reactions .
- hypersensitivity rxn
- superinfection (prolonged use)
- subconjunctival hemorrhage
- ocular irritation
Lactation: Safety Unknown
no routine tests recommended
Look/Sound-Alike Drug Names
moxifloxacin confused with: ciprofloxacin; gatifloxacin; levofloxacin
Metabolism: liver; CYP450: none; Info: minimal systemic absorption
Excretion: feces primarily (25% unchanged), urine (20% unchanged); Half-life: 12.7h
Subclass: Antibacterials, Ophthalmic
Mechanism of Action
bactericidal; inhibits DNA gyrase and topoisomerase IV (fluoroquinolone)
Manufacturer: Alcon Laboratories Inc.
Approximate Retail Price
- 0.5 % (1 eye dropper, 3mL): $121.99
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