Moxifloxacin is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. This medication belongs to a class of drugs called quinolone antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections.
Moxifloxacin is a very effective and safe treatment for patients with acute sinusitis in general practice and is highly regarded by both physicians and patients because of its rapid symptom improvement and good tolerability.
Is moxifloxacin good for pneumonia?
Moxifloxacin is a very effective and safe treatment for patients with CAP and is highly accepted by physicians and patients because of its rapid symptom improvement and good tolerability.
Is there a generic for moxifloxacin?
Generic Avelox is now available as moxifloxacin 400 mg tablets! The FDA approved moxifloxacin on February 18, 2014. The first company to launch a generic was Teva Pharmaceuticals.
Other generic manufacturers will be launching their products in March 2014.
Is Moxifloxacin the same as Avelox?
Avelox (moxifloxacin) is a fluoroquinolone (flor-o-KWIN-o-lone) antibiotic that fights bacteria in the body. Avelox is used to treat different types of bacterial infections of the skin, sinuses, lungs, or stomach.
Avelox is indicated in adult patients (18 years of age and older) for the treatment of acute bacterial sinusitis (ABS) caused by susceptible isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, or Moraxella catarrhalis.
Is Moxifloxacin stronger than Amoxicillin?
At the EOT visit, the overall bacterial eradication rate was significantly higher for moxifloxacin than for amoxicillin/clavulanic acid. The higher bacteriological efficacy for moxifloxacin versus amoxicillin/clavulanic acid was due to H. influenzae, the most common pathogen.