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Dr. Chad Levitt
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Moxifloxacin (Definition)

Commonly used in eye drops. More powerful than former generational flourquinolones. Inhibits uncoiling of dna supercoiling by ...Read more


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I was taking avelox due to sinus infec and fever.than started vomiting and diarrhea.now nausea only.and my GGT is 440 and ALT 230.avelox side effect?

I was taking avelox due to sinus infec and fever.than started vomiting and diarrhea.now nausea only.and my GGT is 440 and ALT 230.avelox side effect?

Possible, not common: The FDA has reported acute liver failure in 6.6 cases per 10 million prescriptions of moxifloxacin (Avelox). I would make sure you're not taking other things that might affect your liver (tylenol, alcohol, eg) and follow up with your doctor to make sure these are not getting higher! ...Read more

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Side effects of avelox?

Side effects of avelox?

Avelox: Some are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, heartburn, loss of appetite, headache, weakness, dry mouth, sores in mouth/tongue, sweating. Serious ones are allergic reactions, shortness of breath, confusion, changes in mental status. ...Read more

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This is the fifth day on avelox q d for sinus inf. Should I still feel bad?

This is the fifth day on avelox q d for sinus inf. Should  I still feel  bad?

OTC Meds as well: Abx, help fight the infection, but sometimes doesn't make one feel better right away. I have my patients also use Mucinex (guaifenesin) to loosen the mucus as well as saltwater rinse. This combination works well for my sinus patients along with the antibiotic. ...Read more

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I have a sinus inf this is the fifth day on avelox q d. Should I still feel bad?

I have a sinus inf this is the fifth day on avelox q d. Should I still feel bad?

Sinus Infection: Most patients get "better" by the 3rd - 5th day after starting avelox. But, if the sinuses are still clogged up, the pressure may persist. This assumes most of the symptoms are due to the presence of a bacterial infection. Add an oral decongestant, or best add afrin, (oxymetazoline) 2 puffs / 2 - 3 times per day, for up to three days. Afrin (oxymetazoline) is addicting, if used longer than a few days. Don't continue the use. ...Read more

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To know how long do the side effects last after you finish your meds this from taking avelox or could it be something else?

To know how long do the side effects last after you finish your meds this from taking avelox or could it be something else?

Avelox: The half life of Avelox is 12.7 hours. It takes 5 half lives to clear the medication from your body. Thus, in 63.5 hours 99.9% of Avelox is out of your system. The side effects should resolve after 63.5 hours. ...Read more

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How soon can I start taking avelox after taking zithromax?

How soon can I start taking avelox after taking zithromax?

Right away: But it would be helpful to know why you are taking these medications, particularly in sequence. Does not seem to make a lot of sense. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Noga
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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having ...Read more