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Vigamox

Generic: Moxifloxacin

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$33.99

Vigamox (Moxifloxacin) eye drops provide trusted treatment against bacterial eye infections. Moxifloxacin belongs to the class of antibiotics sorted in fluoroquinolone family. This class of medication works to kill the bacterial cells which are responsible for causing an infection. The infection in the eye leads to cause conjunctivitis eye problem in which eye becomes intolerably inflamed and produce more than usual water. In such condition patient’s eye becomes red and eyelids become swollen enough to stuck together with lot of discharge collected on the sides.


Normally this eye condition takes a period of one week or more. An antibiotic treatment such as Vigamox provides effective help to clear the infection. 

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What is the health related information that I should share with my prescriber while consulting for Vigamox (moxifloxacin) eye drops?

It has been observed that every medicine does not suit to every patient for treating same kind of health issue. Hence, it is important that your healthcare provider should know about certain health conditions that can affect your health while taking medication such as Vigamox. At the time of prescription let your doctor know if you have any of these health issues:

  • pregnancy and breast-feeding
  • allergic reaction to moxifloxacin or any other antibiotic medication
  • inform your doctor about all medication products currently in use including herbal, complementary medicines etc.
  • any other eye infection
  • use of contact lenses

What are the instructions for using Vigamox eye drops?

  • Clean your hands with soap before use.
  • Remove the cap from the dropper.
  • Slightly tilt head in the back side and put drops in the eye pocket.
  • Avoid contacting any part of dropper with your skin or eye or anywhere as it can contaminate the whole liquid solution of the dropper.
  • After applying eye drops, keep your eyes shut for a while. It will help in keeping the drug inside eye for longer.
  • Same procedure should be applied for other eye as well if you are having problem in that too or as recommended by your doctor.

 

What one can do to gain maximum benefits from the treatment of Vigamox eye drops?

  • Use these drops for the recommended duration and number of times as per your prescription. Normally it is recommended to use three times a day to manage conjunctivitis.
  • Follow regular schedule so that you don’t miss any dose. In case of missing a dose, you can use these eye drops right away when you remember it. Don’t use excess quantity of eye drops frequently.
  • In the starting the treatment of Vigamox may cause blurred vision. Be careful while using any potentially risky objects in this duration. Be watchful while driving as well.
  • You may observe that your symptoms get better in the few days of introducing treatment but you should not discontinue treatment in the mid. Complete the treatment for the recommended duration for getting long term benefits otherwise bacteria may come back and make your condition worse.
  • If you don’t notice any improvement, take an appointment with your doctor to discuss further treatment.
  • Be careful and avoid spreading the infection from one eye to the other as well as to your family members. Practice some hygiene habits such as cleaning hands regularly; keeping your towels and pillows separately will help to side away infection from spreading.
  • Ask your doctor about wearing contact lenses while you are struggling with eye infection.

 

What may be dose if I forget to use Vigamox eye drops?

Follow regular schedule so that you don’t miss any dose. In case of missing a dose, you can use these eye drops right away when you remember it. Don’t use excess quantity of eye drops frequently.

 

What may be the possible side effects of this medication?

Below listed are some of the adverse effects on health that are noted at few incidences while patients are taking treatment with Vigamox (moxifloxacin) eye drops:

  • red, irritated, itchy eyes
  • blurred vision
  • eye pain
  • dry eyes
  • broken blood vessels in the eyes
  • runny nose
  • cough

Consult your doctor if you experience any of these unwanted effects or any other troublesome symptoms.

What are the storing instructions for Vigamox (moxifloxacin) eye drops?

  • Store all medicines out of the reach of kids.
  • Store Vigamox eye drops in a cool, moisture free place.
  • Keep it away from excessive heat and light.
  • Dispose left bottle of eye drops after completion of your treatment. 
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