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Vigamox Side Effects Center
Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP
Vigamox (moxifloxacin hydrochloride ophthalmic solution) is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections of the eyes. Common side effects of Vigamox include blurred vision, watery eyes (tearing), and eye (pain, dryness, redness, itchiness, burning, stinging, and irritation).
The dose of Vigamox: Instill one drop in the affected eye 3 times a day for 7 days. Do not use other eye drops or medications during treatment with Vigamox ophthalmic unless directed by your doctor. Other drugs may interact with Vigamox. Tell your doctor all prescription or over-the-counter medicines or supplements you use. Vigamox should be used only when prescribed during pregnancy. It is not known if this medication passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
Our Vigamox (moxifloxacin hydrochloride ophthalmic solution) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.
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.
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Vigamox in Detail - Patient Information: Side Effects
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.
Read the entire detailed patient monograph for Vigamox (Moxifloxacin)
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Vigamox Overview - Patient Information: Side Effects
Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.
Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: swelling of the eye.
An allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), dizziness, trouble breathing.
This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
In the US -
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
Read the entire patient information overview for Vigamox (Moxifloxacin)
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Vigamox FDA Prescribing Information: Side Effects
Because clinical trials are conducted under widely varying conditions, adverse reaction rates observed in the clinical trials of a drug cannot be directly compared to the rates in the clinical trials of another drug and may not reflect the rates observed in practice.
The most frequently reported ocular adverse events were conjunctivitis, decreased visual acuity, dry eye, keratitis, ocular discomfort, ocular hyperemia, ocular pain, ocular pruritus, subconjunctival hemorrhage, and tearing. These events occurred in approximately 1-6% of patients.
Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Vigamox (Moxifloxacin)
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