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Cause Of Moxifloxacin Allergy
Allergies occur when the immune system produces antibodies in reaction to allergens. Moxifloxacin (Avelox) is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic. See: http://www.emedicinehealth.com/drug-moxifloxacin/article_em.htm#whatis for a list of possible allergic rxns and adverse effects.
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Numerous: Can cause changes in level of consciousness, thinking ability. There is a small risk of tendon rupture, so if on corticosteroids or have kidney, liver or other major disorders need to remember this. There are too many reported side-effects to enumerate here, but generally this class (fluorinated quinolones) of antibiotics is considered quite safe for the majority of people. ...Read more
Yes, but...: Yes it can, but it's effectiveness depends on the organism causing the infection. This medicine, better known as avelox, is basically a brother to Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Levaquin and it is used more for upper respiratory infections -sinus/bronchitis/complicated skin infections/ and some abdominal infections. While it may work, there are often better choices in most cases. ...Read more
Uncertain: Don't know what type of infection this is. What did the cultures show? Some antibiotics are effective for some types of infections. ...Read more
Treat Legionnaires': Suspected or proven Legionella pneumonia (Legionnaires') should be treated with a quinolone (eg, levofloxacin) or azithromycin. Moxifloxacin should work, since it is an advanced quinolone medication, and there is medical literature to support this. However, most clinical guidelines list levofloxacin, as it has been used very often and has a great track record. I recommend to see an ID doc for this ...Read more
My husband is taking moxifloxacin HCl 400 mg for an infection....He is having headaches - can he take something for the headaches ?
Took a 14 day course(moxifloxacin) to treat ureaplasma parvum, however I still get abnormal discharge. Do I need to go on another round of treatment?
Culture: Most sore throats are viral and do not require any antibiotic. A good idea is a culture of the back of the throat and if the report is "normal flora" drink a lot of fluids, increase your intake of vitamin c. And be patient and let your immune system cure you. Incidentally Moxifloxacin is a third generation fluoroquinolone and is very expensive. Wait for the culture report before drug usage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've tried the most advanced antibiotics like avalox (moxifloxacin) & factive, (gemifloxacin) but all ended with no improvement, any other suggestions?
Let your doctor know: If you have already let your doctor know, then perhaps you should see someone else if your doctor is not confident an answer can be found there. Sometimes a fresh set of eyes can lead to other avenues. ...Read more
Dear doctor, How long does conjunctivitis take to heal with MOXIFLOXACIN drops and chloramphenicol ointment.. ?
My son 4years old he have a tonsylitis now doc and he take a amoxicillin moxifloxacin is that safe for my son doc? and he is a g6pd..
I was suffering from pain in my right testicle.The doctor prescribed me moxifloxacin which worked.Now I am not having pain in testicle but in groin.
Please let both: your parents and your doctors know that you are now having a change in your symptoms. Does the area in your groin have swollen, tender lumps? ...Read more
Just started 5mg lexapro, (escitalopram) now given moxifloxacin for recurrent sinus infection. Ok to take together for 7 days?
caution!: Both medications together can cause cardiac rhythm problems and should be used in a cautionary manner especially if dealing with patients who have heart disease. Check with your doctor on using these drugs simultaneously. If you would like to write more questions to me please do so at: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Use Key Code: PDXFNR for a live virtual appointment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can i take moxeza (moxifloxacin hydrochloride ophthalmic solution) eye drops if im allergic to pennicillion?
Does persistent fever as a part of HIV infection respond to Avelox(Moxifloxacin) ? My fever went down after the first dose.
Can I use mouthwash while taking moxifloxacin for tonsillitis? And is it better to use regular Scope mouthwash or Orajel antiseptic rinse?
Tonsillitis: The answer is yes you can use the mouthrinse without problems. Either of those rinses should be fine to use and work effectively. Make sure you get your tonsillitis treated by your physician though because tonsillitis can be very severe if not treated. If you haven't already seen your primary care doctor, I recommend you see them for the tonsillitis ...Read more
Is it safe to use fexofenadine hydrochloride, moxifloxacin and ciprofloxacain tablets if im suspecting pregnancy at v early stage.(last ovulation mon)?
No: Fenoxfenadine should be ok, but not the fluorinated quinolones. ...Read more
Yes: Depends on the indications.If there is a herpetic involvement of the a cycle of ear is appropriate if there’s a concern there will be a bacterial infection moxifloxacin is important. This depends on the clinical findings ...Read more
I have gout in my foot
I have the following medication but can't remember which one is for gout :
I was prescribed moxifloxacin for testicular pain.It workedbut now I have a swelling jst below jaw at left side.Is this some kinda allergic reaction?
Need more detail...: Did you have any symptoms in genital / urinary tract before testicular pain, which was one side or both? If yes, was this the first episode or recurrent? ...more? These info may help deduce right diagnosis. At 16, testicular pain, especially of one side with no GU-tract symptoms, should lead to worrying about testicular torsion beside UTI-/STD-related infection & pain. As to allergy, ask doctor... ...Read more
Having a history of alcohol abuse and fatty liver disease, can moxifloxacin be still used for chronic bronchitis?
Lung infection took amoxicillian 10 days. it came back in 5 weeks took moxifloxacin 7 days then clarithromycin 7 days no relief at all.
Urethritis, chlamydia igg neg, azhithro, Doxy, Metro Oflox no relief. Then moxifloxacin severe techycardia high BP some relief in two day. Wht nex?
See ID specialist?: With the cardiac effect from moxifloxacin, you need to get an EKG to check for prolonged QT interval. There is likely another drug which covers the same organism without affecting the heart and thus an infectious disease specialist may be needed. Have you had an urine culture and antibiotic sensitivity study done? ...Read more
Is it safe to use fexofenadine hydrochloride, ciprofloxacin, and moxifloxacin if im suspecting pregnancy at v early stage.(last ovulation on 9th dec)?
No: Fenofenadine is in category b. Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. But the fluorinated quinolones have the potential to create problems with ligaments and tendons and are not recommended for use in pregnancy. ...Read more
After 17 days of lap chole
1.Cefuroxime-500, 2.Moxifloxacin 3. Creon 10000 (pancreatin) 4.Omez-d 5.Paracetamol650mg 6.Vibact.Is it ok?
Staph.haemolyticus in urine(10³, 2-3 leukos). doc prescribed moxifloxacin (10d), test: oxacillin S at <0.25. too. scared of fluroq. best/safe treatm?
Trust your doctor: If you are not feeling better within a week please let your doctor know. ...Read more