What is AVELOX?
- Avelox (moxifloxacin) is an antibiotic drug used to treat bacterial infections.
How does AVELOX work?
- Avelox works by disrupting the bacterial replication process.
How is AVELOX supplied?
- Avelox comes as a tablet and is available as a generic product.
- Oral tablets
- Avelox 400mg tablet
- Moxifloxacin 400mg tablet
- Oral tablets
How should I store AVELOX?
- Store your Avelox at room temperature and keep it out of reach of children.
Should I take AVELOX with food?
- You can take Avelox without regard to meals.
Are there any special instructions for taking AVELOX?
- Take Avelox 4 hours before or 8 hours after any of the following products:
- Take Avelox with a full glass of water.
- Complete your entire prescription for Avelox, even if you feel better.
What is the usual dose of AVELOX?
- Take 400mg by mouth once per day.
- The duration of your treatment will be determined by your doctor.
What is the active ingredient in AVELOX?
- The active ingredient in Avelox is moxifloxacin hydrochloride.
What are the inactive ingredients in AVELOX?
- You can find a full list of inactive ingredients in the package insert.
Who should avoid taking AVELOX?
- Do not take Avelox if you are allergic to any of the ingredients.
- Avoid Avelox if you have a history of tendon disorders, including rheumatoid arthritis.
- Avoid using Avelox if you have a history of neuropathy.
What are the risks associated with taking AVELOX?
- Avelox can cause a heart condition called QT-interval prolongation. Discuss your risk with your doctor.
- Avelox can interact with other medications. Talk about your medications with your doctor before starting an Avelox regimen.
- Using Avelox can lead to a potentially life-threatening skin condition called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome. Discuss your risk with your doctor.
- Using Avelox can lead to a secondary gastrointestinal infection caused by C. difficile. Ask your doctor about the risk.
- Avelox can lead to tendon pain and tendon rupture. Discuss your risk with your doctor.
- Avelox can cause symptoms of myasthenia gravis to worsen.
- If you are pregnant or intend to become pregnant, discuss the risks of Avelox with your doctor.
What are the common side effects of AVELOX?
- Decreased blood potassium levels
- Abdominal pain
- Liver enzyme elevations
What are the serious side effects of AVELOX?
- Aortic aneurysm
- Prolonged QT interval
- Torsades de pointes
- Stevens-Johnson syndrome
- Toxic epidermal necrolysis
- High blood sugar
- Low blood sugar
- Aplastic anemia
- Hemolytic anemia
- Hepatic necrosis
- Liver failure
- Myasthenia gravis exacerbation
- Tendon rupture
- Tendon inflammation
- Disturbance of attention
- Guillain-Barre syndrome
- Memory impairment
- Peripheral neuropathy
- Pseudotumor cerebri
- Raised intracranial pressure
- Feeling nervous
- Paranoid disorder
- Kidney failure
- Extrinsic allergic alveolitis
- Serum sickness due to drug