MO-Floren

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MO-Floren information

This medication, also known as moxifloxacin, is a drug that belongs to a wide class of medicines called fluoroquinolones. Fluoroquinolones helps the body's immune system fight against bacteria that causes harmful effects.

MO-Floren indications

MO-Floren is usually prescribed in the treatment of "popular" bacterial infections like the following ones:

Pneumonia

Chronic bronchitis

Sinusitis

MO-Floren warnings

You should discuss with your doctor before starting a treatment with MO-Floren. Inform your personal physician if you are suffering or have recently suffered from any of the following conditions:

You or a member of your family has suffered from any type of heart disorder If you have followed a treatment with heart medicines such as quinidine (Quinaglute, Cardioquin, Quinidex), procainamide (Procan SR, Pronestyl), amiodarone (Pacerone, Cordarone), sotalol (Betapace), etc.

Slow heart rate

Low level of K+ in the blood

Liver disease

Heart disease

Epilepsy or any other disorders that cause seizures

If you have been suffering from any of the conditions mentioned above you might not be allowed to take MO-Floren or your doctor might want to monitor your treatment or to make necessary dosage adjustments.

MO-Floren is a Category C FDA Pregnancy drug. Therefore, it has not been clearly established whether this drug can cause harm to an unborn child or to the carrying mother. If you are pregnant or are planning to be so soon, you should consult with your doctor before starting a treatment with this drug. MO-Floren is known to pass into breast milk. If you are breastfeeding an infant you should not start taking this medicine without consulting it with your physician.

This drug should not be prescribed in patients under 18 years old.

MO-Floren intake guidelines

You should accompany each and every dose of MO-Floren that you take with a glass of water. You may take this drug either on a full or on an empty stomach. Drink plenty of water during your treatment with MO-Floren (Moxifloxacin). Do not stop your treatment with MO-Floren without your doctor's consent.

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MO-Floren dosage

Ask your doctor to calculate the dose of MO-Floren that suits you best. The correct dosage varies from one person to another, as it depends on a couple of factors. This drug is usually taken only once a day.

MO-Floren overdose

If you are suffering from overdose with this drug you might have some of the following symptoms:

Poor coordination

Diarrhea

Seizures

Sleepiness

Tremors

Vomiting

If you are experiencing any of the symptoms listed here, you are in need of medical attention.

MO-Floren missed dose

Moxifloxacin should be taken in or on a regular basis. If you are following a treatment with MO-Floren, try not to miss any of your doses. If you happen to miss one take it as soon as possible and continue with your regular schedule. You should not take in a double dose of this drug unless you are instructed by your physician to do so.

MO-Floren side effects

Among this drug's serious side effects are:

Allergy to the drug or some of its components

Rapid or irregular pulse

Seizures

Fainting

Liver damage (nausea, yellowing of the eyes or skin, abdominal discomfort or pain, abnormal bruising or bleeding, fatigue)

Skin rashes

Joint or muscle pains

If you are experiencing these side effects stop your treatment and inform your physician.

MO-Floren can also induce other side effects (more common and less serious) such as:

Vomiting, nausea, diarrhea or abdominal pain

Headache

Dizziness

Increased skin sensitivity to direct sunlight

These mild side effects shouldn't stop you from continuing with your treatment. However, you should inform your doctor at once.

Other side effects may also occur when you take MO-Floren. Inform your physician immediately if you experience anything unusual while taking this drug.

MO-Floren drug interactions

You should consult with your personal physician before you start a treatment with MO-Floren. This drug can interact with drugs such as herbal products, vitamins and minerals. Among these drugs there are warfarin (Coumadin); or an anti-inflammatory non-steroidal drug (NSAID) like ibuprofen (Nuprin, Motrin, and Advil), naproxen (Naprosyn, Aleve, and Anaprox), ketoprofen (Oruvail, Orudis KT, and Orudis) and other drugs that have not been mentioned here.

Please inform you personal doctor if you are following a treatment with any of the following medicines:

Heart medicines such as quinidine (Quinaglute, Cardioquin, Quinidex), procainamide (Procan SR, Pronestyl), amiodarone (Pacerone, Cordarone), sotalol (Betapace) and any other medicine of this type

Tricyclic antidepressants such as amitriptyline (Endep, Elavil), Imipramine (Tofranil), amoxapine (Asendin), thioridazine (Mellaril), mesoridazine (Serentil), and others Erythromycin (Ery-Tab, E-Mycin, E.E.S, and any other drugs of this type)

Cisapride (Propulsid)

All the medicines stated above affect your regular pulse. You might need MO-Floren dosage adjustments or special monitoring during your treatment with MO-Floren if you are taking these drugs.

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MO-Floren pharmaceutical active ingredients containing related brand and generic drugs:

Active ingredient is the part of the drug or medicine which is biologically active. This portion of the drug is responsible for the main action of the drug which is intended to cure or reduce the symptom or disease. The other portions of the drug which are inactive are called excipients; there role is to act as vehicle or binder. In contrast to active ingredient, the inactive ingredient's role is not significant in the cure or treatment of the disease. There can be one or more active ingredients in a drug.


MO-Floren available forms, composition, doses:

Form of the medicine is the form in which the medicine is marketed in the market, for example, a medicine X can be in the form of capsule or the form of chewable tablet or the form of tablet. Sometimes same medicine can be available as injection form. Each medicine cannot be in all forms but can be marketed in 1, 2, or 3 forms which the pharmaceutical company decided based on various background research results.
Composition is the list of ingredients which combinedly form a medicine. Both active ingredients and inactive ingredients form the composition. The active ingredient gives the desired therapeutic effect whereas the inactive ingredient helps in making the medicine stable.
Doses are various strengths of the medicine like 10mg, 20mg, 30mg and so on. Each medicine comes in various doses which is decided by the manufacturer, that is, pharmaceutical company. The dose is decided on the severity of the symptom or disease.


MO-Floren destination | category:

Destination is defined as the organism to which the drug or medicine is targeted. For most of the drugs what we discuss, human is the drug destination.
Drug category can be defined as major classification of the drug. For example, an antihistaminic or an antipyretic or anti anginal or pain killer, anti-inflammatory or so.


MO-Floren Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical codes:

A medicine is classified depending on the organ or system it acts [Anatomical], based on what result it gives on what disease, symptom [Therapeutical], based on chemical composition [Chemical]. It is called as ATC code. The code is based on Active ingredients of the medicine. A medicine can have different codes as sometimes it acts on different organs for different indications. Same way, different brands with same active ingredients and same indications can have same ATC code.


MO-Floren pharmaceutical companies:

Pharmaceutical companies are drug manufacturing companies that help in complete development of the drug from the background research to formation, clinical trials, release of the drug into the market and marketing of the drug.
Researchers are the persons who are responsible for the scientific research and is responsible for all the background clinical trials that resulted in the development of the drug.


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References

  1. Dailymed."VIGAMOX (MOXIFLOXACIN HYDROCHLORIDE) SOLUTION/ DROPS [ALCON LABORATORIES, INC.]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  2. "moxifloxacin". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/co... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  3. "moxifloxacin". http://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB0021... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming MO-Floren?

Depending on the reaction of the MO-Floren after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider MO-Floren not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is MO-Floren addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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