Is moxifloxacin a good antibiotic for use after a surgery?

Depends on Surgery. This question depends on the type and nature of surgery you had. Some operations do not require any antibiotics at all after the procedure.
Good-butnotnecessary. Some experts say the broad-spectrum coverage that Moxifloxacin can provide, makes it a good antibiotic for certain surgeries. However, it is this "broad" spectrum coverage that kills many of the good bacteria in the GI tract. Therefore, the risks of Moxifloxacin includes the development of c difficile colitis. Other antibiotics are actually preferred over Moxifloxacin based on national guidelines.

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