Active Ingredient(s): Moxifloxacin
FDA Approved: * December 10, 1999
Pharm Company: * BAYER PHARMS
Category: Antibiotics

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Avelox Overview

Moxifloxacin is an antibiotic, used to treat bacterial infections,[3] including pneumonia, conjunctivitis, endocarditis, tuberculosis, and sinusitis.[3][4] It can be given by mouth, by injection into a vein, and as an eye drop.[4] Common side effects include diarrhea, dizziness, and headache.[3] Severe side effects may include spontaneous tendon ruptures, nerve damage, and worsening of myasthenia gravis.[3...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avelox

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avelox moxifloxacin hci

i want to know what this drug is and what is for ## Avelox is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic for treating bacterial infections. It is most commonly administered in a tablet form. ## This drug is an antibiotic. It SHOULD be prescribed ONLY for life threatening infections, but is often prescribed inappropriately for non life threatening infections such as bladder infections and sinus infections. The Avelox Side Effects can be permanently disabling and extremely damaging. Please understand the possibility of these side effects before you take this drug for a non life threatening infection. While these side effects ARE extremely rare, they DO happen and once they do, you can't take them back. They can be permanent. Please know your risk. ## After a couple days of using Avelox, I suddenly ...

Antibiotic Avelox

Can it help with lung disease? ## Avelox contains the active ingredient Moxifloxacin, it is an antibiotic that's used to treat several types of infections, including those of the lungs. Learn more Moxifloxacin details here. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, photosensitivity and skin rash. Are there any questions or comments? ## Could this cause feelings of suicide? This was the only medication that my son was on.

Avelox and suntanning

I am taking Avelox for broncitis. I am scheduled to go away on vacation 4 days after finishing my treatment, am I able to suntan? ## You can, although suntanning is never really safe, due to the risk of skin cancer, but you should be aware that you may still be more sensitive to the sun and heat, so you could burn sooner than usual, and you could experience heat stroke much faster than normal, according to the U.S. FDA. Thus, you should be careful about how long you spent in the sun/heat, and lessen your duration of exposure, accordingly, or use sun block. Is there anything else I can help with?

Avelox 400 mg

moxifloxacin HCI ## i have an arrytmia should i take avelox ## Hi Maria, Avelox is a drug that can lead to many problems, including arrhythmia. Many heart arrhythmias are due to a decrease of magnesium in the body (even if your magnesium level tested by your doctor is normal). Unfortunately, the mechanism of action of many of the Avelox Side Effects is through a reduction in magnesium in the body. This could potentially lead to worsening of symptoms. You should carefully read about the side effects of these drugs and decide if the risk is worth treating the infection, or if it might be better to call your doctor, tell him about your concerns, and ask for an alternative to Levaquin to treat your infection.

avelox and champix

Has anyone ever experienced a problem mixing avelox and champex together ## Hi Paul, There is no known interactions between these drugs, but that does not mean that there are not any, only that it may just never have been tested, or that there are not enough studies to determine whether or not there is an interaction. However, just taking Avelox with or without any other drugs can lead to a whole host of problems that you can learn about by going to the Avelox Side Effects page. The multitude of reports of severe and even disabling side effects may encourage you to ask your doctor if there are any alternate drugs that you can substitute for the Avelox. These drugs are dangerous drugs that should only be reserved for life threatening infections.

is avelox and acid reducer safe to take together

is avelox 400mg and acid reducer safe to take together ## Both Avelox and Acid Reducers can reduce magnesium levels in the body. Many of the rare but dangerous Avelox Side Effects are due to reducing the levels of magnesium in the body, and thus taking them with acid reducers can increase the chances of these side effects.

Is It Safe To Mix My High Blood Pressure Meds With Avelox

is it safe to take simivastin andblood pressure medications while taking avelox? ## Avalox contains the active ingredient Moxifloxacin, it is an antibacterial agent. Common side effects may include: nausea, dizziness, skin rash and diarrhea. Learn more: There are no listed interactions between it and Simvastatin, but it can cause problems with some medications and there are far too many blood pressure medications on the market for me to check it against all of them. Can you post back with the specific medications, so I can check for you? ## Is it safe for a 94-yr old woman with cardio myopathy, congestive heart failure, high blood pressure & cholesterol, history of pneumonia and problems with fluid in lungs, stroke and heart attack patient to take such strong medication with so many...


used for infection of ear and sinusis ## If you are taking Avelox, be sure that you thoroughly understand the Avelox Side Effects. While it's rare, Avelox can lead to severe disability that may be permanent. In any case, sinus infections are very often not even caused by bacteria- and bacterial infections are the only reason that you should ever take antibiotics. And ear infections are often 'self limiting', meaning that they go away on their own without treatment anyway. In cases where they don't, there are other antibiotics that can be used instead of avelox which can lead to such severe disability. You may want to speak to your doctor about an alternative to Avelox.


RED PILL ## Based on the description provided, I found your pill to be Avelox (400 mg). NOTE: The full imprint on this pill is M400 BAYER. Avelox is indicated to treat bacterial infections caused by certain bacteria. You can view a detailed description of the drug, by clicking on the link below... If you have any more questions or comments to add, please post back so I can further assist you.


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Injection: 400mg, 400mg/250ml
  • Solution: 0.5%, 400 Mg/250ml
  • Solution/drops: 0.5%, 0.50%
  • Tablet: 400mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Avelox: (10 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0085-1733 Avelox Abc Pack by Schering Plough Corporation
  • 0085-1737 Avelox 400 mg/250ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Schering Plough Corporation
  • 49999-455 Avelox 400 mg Oral Tablet by Lake Erie Medical & Surgical Supply Dba Quality Care Products LLC
  • 50419-530 Avelox 400 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 50419-537 Avelox 400 mg/250ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 52125-525 Avelox 400 mg Oral Tablet by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 54868-4367 Avelox 400 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 55154-3516 Avelox 400 mg Oral Tablet by Cardinal Health
  • 55289-077 Avelox 400 mg Oral Tablet by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 67296-0154 Avelox 400 mg Oral Tablet by Redpharm Drug Inc.

Other drugs which contain Moxifloxacin or a similar ingredient: (5 results)