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Vigamox Patient Information Including Side Effects
Brand Names: Vigamox
Generic Name: moxifloxacin ophthalmic (Pronunciation: MOX i FLOX a sin)
- What is moxifloxacin ophthalmic (Vigamox)?
- What are the possible side effects of moxifloxacin ophthalmic (Vigamox)?
- What is the most important information I should know about moxifloxacin ophthalmic (Vigamox)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using moxifloxacin ophthalmic (Vigamox)?
- How should I use moxifloxacin ophthalmic (Vigamox)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Vigamox)?
- What happens if I overdose (Vigamox)?
- What should I avoid while using moxifloxacin ophthalmic (Vigamox)?
- What other drugs will affect moxifloxacin ophthalmic (Vigamox)?
- Where can I get more information?
What is moxifloxacin ophthalmic (Vigamox)?
Moxifloxacin ophthalmic is an antibiotic.
Moxifloxacin ophthalmic is used to treat bacterial infections of the eyes.
Moxifloxacin ophthalmic may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.
What are the possible side effects of moxifloxacin ophthalmic (Vigamox)?
Serious side effects are not expected to occur during treatment with this medication.
Some eye burning, stinging, irritation, itching, dryness, redness, tearing; or blurred vision may occur.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Read the Vigamox (moxifloxacin) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects
What is the most important information I should know about moxifloxacin ophthalmic (Vigamox)?
Do not touch the dropper to any surface, including the eyes or hands. The dropper is sterile. If it becomes contaminated, it could cause an infection in the eye.
Apply light pressure to the inside corner of the eye (near the nose) after each drop to prevent the fluid from draining down the tear duct.
If you wear contact lenses, ask your doctor if you should wear them during treatment with moxifloxacin ophthalmic.
Additional Vigamox Information
- Vigamox Drug Interactions Center: moxifloxacin opht
- Vigamox Side Effects Center
- Vigamox Overview including Precautions
- Vigamox FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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