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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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Fluoroquinolones include levofloxacin (Levaquin), ciprofloxacin (Cipro), moxifloxacin (Avelox), gemifloxacin (Factive), and delafloxacin (Baxdela), and there are more than 60 generic versions.
The US Food and Drug Administration is requiring labeling changes to clarify the risk of mental health side effects of fluoroquinolones, a class of antibiotics that includes levofloxacin (Levaquin), ciprofloxacin (Cipro), ciprofloxacin extended-release tablets, moxifloxacin (Avelox), ofloxacin, gemifloxacin (Factive), delafloxacin (Baxdela), and more than 60 generic versions.
Mylan NV (NASDAQ, TASE: MYL), a global pharmaceutical company, has launched its Moxifloxacin Hydrochloride in 0.8% Sodium Chloride Injection, 400 mg/250 mL (1.6 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.
Moxifloxacin (Avelox); ciprofloxacin (Cipro), both standard and extended release; gemifloxacin (Factive); levofloxacin (Levaquin); and ofloxacin are the fluoroquinolones currently approved by the FDA for systemic use.
Amitriptyline * Elavil Dextromethorphan hydrobromide (20 mg)/ quinidine sulfate (10 mg) * Nuedexta Imipramine * Tofranil Moxifloxacin * Avelox Nortriptyline * Pamelor
Avelox; Cipro, both standard and extended release; Factive; Levaquin; and ofloxacin are the fluoroquinolones currently approved by the FDA for systemic use.
In this subgroup, the 5-day regimen of solithromycin tested in the study succeeded in clearing the infection in 89% of patients, comparable to the 83% success rate achieved with a 7-day course of moxifloxacin (Avelox), said Dr.
Some practitioners have found drugs such as ciprofloxacin (Cipro), levofloxacin (Levaquin), gemifloxacin (Factive), and moxifloxacin (Avelox) to be helpful in those with Bartonella, though these drugs may lead to long-term tendon damage and ruptures, retinal detachment, and a host of other symptoms that may persist long after these medications have been stopped.
The company added that its Moxifloxacin Hydrochloride Tablets, 400 mg is the therapeutic equivalent generic version of Avelox (moxifloxacin HCl) tablets 400 mg.