Moxifloxacin Hydrochloride 400mg

Name:

Moxifloxacin Hydrochloride 400mg

Generic Name:

Moxifloxacin Hydrochloride

Form:

Tablet

Medication Class:

Quinolone Antibiotic

Active Ingredient:

Moxifloxacin Hydrochloride

Pregnancy Category:

Consult your physician (Category C)

About this medication

Moxifloxacin Hydrochloride is the name of the medication. It comes in the form of a tablet, and should be taken by mouth. It belongs to a class of medications called Quinolone Antibiotic.

Why is this medication prescribed

Germs can cause infections in the body. The symptoms depend on the location of the infection in the body. This medication is used for many kinds of infections caused by germs.

How does it work

Moxifloxacin belongs to a group of medications called Quinolone Antibiotics. It works by killing the germs when the germs try to grow. Complete the antibiotic treatment as the doctor ordered even if you feel better. Antibiotics will not work for viral infections such as colds or flu.

How to use it

This medication comes as a tablet. You should put it in your mouth and swallow it with a glass of water. Do not chew, break or crush it. Swallow it whole.

What to do if you are pregnant

Tell your physician if you become pregnant. There are not enough studies about this medication in pregnant women. Use the medication during pregnancy only if clearly needed.

Last Update: April 1st 2017
Data sources: Label (April 1st 2017), FDA (May 31st 2015)