AVELOX Ressources

Application Information

This drug has been submitted to the FDA under the reference 021085/001.

Names and composition

"AVELOX" is the commercial name of a drug composed of MOXIFLOXACIN HYDROCHLORIDE.

Answered questions

Whats in avelox?
whats in avelox Asked by Paulita Arntz 3 months ago.

Avelox (Moxifloxacin HCl) , an antibiotic, is prescribed to treat sinus and lung infections. It kills bacteria that can cause sinusitis, pneumonia, and secondary infections in chronic bronchitis. It also fights skin infections caused by staph or strep. Avelox is a member of the quinolone family of antibiotics. Like all antibiotics, Avelox works only against bacteria. It will not cure an infection caused by a virus. In rare cases, antibiotics can cause a serious allergic reaction. Stop taking Avelox and call your doctor immediately if you develop any of the following warning signs: skin rash, tingling, hives, shortness of breath, swelling of the face or throat, or difficulty swallowing Avelox may be taken with or without food. Your doctor will only prescribe Avelox to treat a bacterial infection; it will not cure a viral infection, such as the common cold. It's important to take the full dosage schedule of Avelox, even if you're feeling better in a few days. Not completing the full dosage schedule may decrease the drug's effectiveness and increase the chances that the bacteria may become resistant to Avelox and similar antibiotics. Be sure to drink plenty of fluids while taking Avelox. If you miss a dose... Take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed and go back to your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose in an effort to "catch up." Storage instructions... Store Avelox at room temperature. Avoid high humidity. Most people taking Avelox do not experience side effects; and when reactions do occur, they are usually mild. If you do develop a side effect, however, inform your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Avelox. Side effects may include: Abdominal pain, anemia, anxiety, decreased blood pressure, diarrhea, dizziness headache, drowsiness, insomnia, joint and muscle pain, nausea, nervousness, rapid heartbeat, rash, sweating Acute Bacterial Sinusitis The usual dose is one 400-milligram tablet daily for 7 to 14 days. Acute Bacterial Infection with Chronic Bronchitis The usual dose is one 400-milligram tablet daily for 5 days. Pneumonia The usual dose is one 400-milligram tablet daily for 7 to 14 days. Skin Infections The usual dose is one 400-milligram tablet daily for 7 days. :) Answered by Tuyet Marone 3 months ago.

Avelox, or moxifloxacin is an anti-infective. This means it is used to treat infection. Some of the common uses include treatment of: urinary tract and gynecologic infections, gonorrhea, respiratory tract infections, and skin infections. It can be used for other infections too. Basically it kills bacteria. Answered by Alysha Santora 3 months ago.

Moxifloxacin is in a class of drugs called fluoroquinolone antibiotics. It works by stopping the life cycle of bacteria. It is used to eliminate certain bacteria that cause infections in your lungs and sinuses. Antibiotics will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. Please see the web pages for more details on Moxifloxacin (generic name) Avelox (brand name). Answered by Gail Troost 3 months ago.

It is an antibiotic often given for upper respiratory infections... Answered by Luisa Salsgiver 3 months ago.

Sorry, but Wcanoodl and ll_rph_m and Gangadha are confused and WAY too technical! Avelox is NOT a chemical at all!!......Avelox is a FOOD; smoked salmon; sometimes referred to as "gravelox". So, Avelox contains salmon!....bon appetit!! Answered by Roma Figert 3 months ago.


Avelox 400MG?
My doctor prescribed avelox400mg for my chest cold and I almost die. The nite I took it my heart started racing and I started vomitting, stomach started cramping, I couldn't breathe - felt like I was choking, anixeity set in, and i was rushed to the hospital. Maybe it was just me but I would not advise a DOG... Asked by Marita Setlock 3 months ago.

My doctor prescribed avelox400mg for my chest cold and I almost die. The nite I took it my heart started racing and I started vomitting, stomach started cramping, I couldn't breathe - felt like I was choking, anixeity set in, and i was rushed to the hospital. Maybe it was just me but I would not advise a DOG to take this prescription. And just to think the doctor wanted to give me an injection in his office instead of the pills. Next time I have a cold, I will treat it with old folk remedies and kept the Hell out of any doctor office. Answered by Melina Durousseau 3 months ago.

Chest colds do not require the antibiotic Avelox, however bronchitis and pneumonia do require antibiotics. The next time you have a "chest cold" you need to tell everyone that you cannot tolerate Avelox. Doctors prescribe antibiotics when they can either hear the rattle in your lungs or have seen a chest xray that indicates bronchitis or pneumonia. Your understanding of the difference between a cold and an infection is not good. Colds are not cured with antibiotics, and not all antibiotics will make you sick. *You are allergic to Avelox* You were given Avelox because you have an upper or lower respiratory infection - Avelox is designed for that. It's a specialty drug, for lung or sinus infection. If you still have your "chest cold" you could have pneumonia and if left untreated you could die. You are exposing everyone to your illness if you have not been properly treated for your infection, also. You should consider wearing a Medic Alert bracelet so you never receive Avelox again. Answered by Rolf Mccadams 3 months ago.

hehe yeah for colds and flu's i would just use old folks remedies is the best :D, but the doctor that prescribed u avelox thought u had a bacteria infection, now u do need medication if u have a bacteria infection :P, but unfortunatly one of the side effects of avelox which is heart problems and its rare which is just what u experienced, im so sorry u had to go through. but if u have a cold just tell ure doc ure alergic to avelox, or cant tolorate it due to its side effect. and they may do more test to see what else u might be alergic to. but dnt worry, no need to blank out the doc completly! take it easy keep smiling :) Answered by Latoria Propp 3 months ago.

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I have taken ten days of the same medication and have not had the slightest ill effect. It got rid of my sinusitis. Answered by Rasheeda Sanchec 3 months ago.


Avelox and magnesium,aluminum?
im taking avelox antibiotic for my thorat bacterial infection....i brought guava juice today but i think it contains magnesium or aluminum....how long after taking avelox can i drink the guava juice???? Asked by Gertrud Mabary 3 months ago.

Avelox has a drug interaction with aluminum hydroxide, aluminum-magnesium hydroxide, calcium carbonate, didanosine, magnesium hydroxide, multivitamins and things that contain zinc. The specific interaction is that these may interfere with the absorption of moxifloxacin (Avelox) in your G.I. tract . Either take the Avelox either 4 hours before or take it 8 hours after ingesting these. Or do it the other way around - eat/drink things on this list 4 hours after taking the Avelox or 8 hours before taking Avelox. If you find this to be too much work, avoid all products on this list until the Avelox protocol is completed. Guavas have magnesium. Answered by Charlesetta Casselman 3 months ago.

call a pharmacist Answered by Wilmer Rindfleisch 3 months ago.


Avelox antibiotic?
Can you drink alcohol while taking Avelox? Asked by Willow Rosenbalm 3 months ago.

Avelox Tablets may cause dizziness, drowsiness, or lightheadedness. These effects may be worse if you take it with alcohol or certain medicines. Use Avelox Tablets with caution. Do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you react to it. Answered by Porsha Follie 3 months ago.

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Has anyone ever been prescribed Avelox or know anything about it?
My doctor prescribed me Avelox for my sinuses. He told me it would "knock the hell" out of any bacterial infection in my body. I was reading online about many patients experiencing horrible side effects. Some sources believe that this should only be a drug of last resort. I am a 20 year old... Asked by Nicolle Tin 3 months ago.

My doctor prescribed me Avelox for my sinuses. He told me it would "knock the hell" out of any bacterial infection in my body. I was reading online about many patients experiencing horrible side effects. Some sources believe that this should only be a drug of last resort. I am a 20 year old male and I am at a healthy weight. Are there any doctors here that can tell me if Avelox is a safe drug to take? How about patients that have been on Avelox? Thanks. Answered by Darline Fredericksen 3 months ago.


What is the medicine avelox used to treat?
Asked by Rubie Galapon 3 months ago.

hey sweetie go to www.webmd.com and do a search it tells you info on all medicines and side effects. hope it helped Answered by Wynona Padarebones 3 months ago.


Antibiotic...avelox?
400 mg once a day...can i take my 600mg ibuprofren with it? Asked by Enrique Itzkowitz 3 months ago.

There is no known interaction between Avelox and Ibuprofen. Here is a cuation about taking an antacid with this: Many antacids and multivitamins may interfere with the absorption of AVELOX and may prevent it from working properly. You should take AVELOX either 4 hours before or 8 hours after taking these products. Answered by Dexter Schoenhals 3 months ago.

sure u can but u may want to take pepcid AC to protect your stomach from the ibuprofen. Answered by Samella Malden 3 months ago.

go to the internet......will tell you which drugs you can or cannot mix.....be careful Answered by Jeffie Karczewski 3 months ago.


Will Avelox cure an upper respitory infection?
My doctor perscibed it but i wanted to no will avelox work if so. What is better avelox or predisone for a U.R.I Asked by Marielle Chavez 3 months ago.

Avelox is a broad spectrum antibiotic that works well on U.R.I. It also works well on lung infections. Your U.R.I. is probably caused by a bacteria, which is why your doctor prescribed the antibiotic. A steroid would have little to no effect on a bacterial infection. Take the avelox as directed and make sure to take all of it, even if you start feeling better. Good luck. Answered by Ofelia Nessel 3 months ago.

avelox is an antibiotic and prednisone is a steroid. if you have infection then avelox is what you need. a prednisone on the other hand is usually prescribed for someone having a bad case of asthma or COPD Answered by Suanne Gulden 3 months ago.

In most people it does, me i was allergic to it! i would rather take avelox prednisone can be dangerous, unless a dr is folllowing u. it can deplete bone mass and cause weight gain. it can also effect ur heart if u stop abruptly. bu8t if you need prednisone it can help alot. as it is an anti-inflamatory drug Answered by Son Gorski 3 months ago.


Forms

ApplId/ProductId Drug name Active ingredient Form Strenght
021085/001 AVELOX MOXIFLOXACIN HYDROCHLORIDE TABLET/ORAL EQ 400MG BASE
021334/001 AVELOX MOXIFLOXACIN HYDROCHLORIDE Tablet/ Oral 400MG

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021085/001 AVELOX MOXIFLOXACIN HYDROCHLORIDE TABLET/ORAL EQ 400MG BASE
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021334/001 AVELOX MOXIFLOXACIN HYDROCHLORIDE Tablet/ Oral 400MG
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205572/001 MOXIFLOXACIN HYDROCHLORIDE MOXIFLOXACIN HYDROCHLORIDE SOLUTION/IV (INFUSION) EQ 400MG BASE per 250ML (EQ 1.6MG BASE per ML)
205833/001 MOXIFLOXACIN HYDROCHLORIDE IN SODIUM CHLORIDE 0.8% IN PLASTIC CONTAINER MOXIFLOXACIN HYDROCHLORIDE SOLUTION/IV (INFUSION) 400MG per 250ML (1.6MG per ML)
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