Therapeutic Indications Of Maxim 400 Mg Tablets
Moxifloxacin should only be used to treat these infections when usual antibiotics cannot be used or have not worked:
Infection of the sinuses
Sudden worsening of long term inflammation of the airways
Infection of the lungs (pneumonia) acquired outside the hospital (except in severe cases)
Mild to moderate infections of the female upper genital tract
Method Of Administration Of Maxim 400 Mg Tablets
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
Moxifloxacin tablets are for oral use.
Swallow the tablet whole (to mask the bitter taste) and with plenty of liquid.
You can take Moxifloxacin with or without food.
Try to take the tablet at approximately the same time each day.
The length of time you will take Moxifloxacin depends on your infection
The recommended dose for adults is one 400mg film-coated tablet once daily.
You must complete the course of treatment even if you begin to feel better after a few days.
Doses may be changed in special conditions so always follow your doctor's or pharmacist's instructions.
If you take more than you should, talk to a doctor or go to the hospital straight away.
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember it unless it is nearly time for your next dose.
Do not take a double dose (two doses at the same time) to make up for the forgotten dose.
Undesirable Side Effects Of Maxim 400 Mg Tablets
Although the following side effects are not common in everyone, some patients may complain from:
Stomach and abdominal ache
Increase of a special liver enzyme in the blood (transaminases)
Change of the heart rhythm (ECG) in patients with low blood potassium levels.
Low red blood cell count (anemia)
Low white blood cells count
Warnings & Special Precautions While Taking Maxim 400 Mg Tablets
Talk to your doctor about all your medical conditions before taking this medicine including:
If you suffer from epilepsy or a condition that makes you likely to have convulsions.
If you have or have ever had any mental health problems.
If you suffer from myasthenia gravis
If you or any member of your family have glucose-6- phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency
If you have been diagnosed with an enlargement or “bulge” of a large blood vessel
If you are diabetic because you may experience a risk of change in blood sugar levels with moxifloxacin.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken, or might take any other medications including over-the-counter non-prescription medicines, prescription medicines, herbal supplements, vitamins, and supplements
Storage Conditions Of Maxim 400 Mg Tablets
Store below 25°c
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Store in the original package to protect from moisture.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the box/blisters/label. The expiry date refers to the last day of the month.