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An antibiotic drug of the fluoroquinolone class, C21H24FN3O4, used primarily to treat respiratory, sinus, and skin infections.

[m(eth)- + alteration of oxy- + -floxacin, fluoroquinolone suff.; see ciprofloxacin.]


n moxifloxacino, moxifloxacina
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6 mg/mL) in 250 mL single-dose flexible bags, the first AP-rated generic version of Bayer's Avelox, in the United States, it was reported yesterday.
Amitriptyline * Elavil Dextromethorphan hydrobromide (20 mg)/ quinidine sulfate (10 mg) * Nuedexta Imipramine * Tofranil Moxifloxacin * Avelox Nortriptyline * Pamelor
The company added that its Moxifloxacin Hydrochloride Tablets, 400 mg is the therapeutic equivalent generic version of Avelox (moxifloxacin HCl) tablets 400 mg.
A positive result would enable doctors to immediately prescribe alternatives such as Bayer AG's Avelox, potentially cutting treatment time and the risk of further spread.
New Antibiotic Warning: The FDA is beefing up warnings about the risk of developing tendonitis and tendon rupture while taking the antibiotics Levaquin, Cipro, Avelox, Floxin, Factive, and Noroxin.
A 400-mg dose of moxifloxacin, a quinolone antibiotic marketed as Avelox by Bayer, served as a positive control to test the correction method's sensitivity; moxifloxacin is known to cause modest QT-interval prolongation (greater than 5-10 milliseconds), but to date has not been linked with ventricular arrhythmias.
While amoxicillin, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX) (Septra/Bactrim), erythromycin and doxycycline are still flrstline drugs for upper and lower respiratory tract infections, it is important to save Ceftin, Vantin, Spectracef, Avelox, Levaquin and Tequin for cases involving resistant pneumococcus, Moraxella catarrhalis and Haemophilus influenzae.
If your doctor chooses a fluoroquinolone drug (other drugs in this class besides Cipro include Avelox, Floxin, Levaquin, Maxaquin, Noroxin, Penetrex, Tequin, and Zagam) consider cutting back on the intensity of your training and be sure to monitor and report any orthopedic pain to your doctor.
Bayer also has two antibiotics - Avelox and Cipro - which would be complementary to GSK's antinfective franchise.
Avelox (moxifloxacin hydrochloride) penetrates tissue and kills hard-to-reach bacteria.
Pharma giant Lupin Limited has announced that its US arm, Gavis Pharmaceuticals, has won a tentative approval from the US FDA for the sale of Moxifloxacin hydrochloride tablets, a generic version of Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals' Avelox tablets.