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Patients should be advised not to touch the dropper tip to any surface to avoid contaminating the contents.
Patients should be advised not to wear contact lenses if they have signs and symptoms of bacterial conjunctivitis.
Systemically administered quinolones including moxifloxacin have been associated with hypersensitivity reactions, even following a single dose. Patients should be told to discontinue use immediately and contact their physician at the first sign of a rash or allergic reaction.
Last reviewed on RxList: 10/24/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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