ASTRON 5.5mg|ml Eye Drops 5ml

 275.00

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Drug Strength: 5.5mg/ml
Drug Form : Eye Drops
Pack Size : 5ml

Moxifloxacin:5.5mg/ml | Quinolones

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Manufactured / Marketed By : E Pharm Product Form : Eye DropsPack Size : 5mlIngredients : Moxifloxacin:5.5mg/mlGeneric Category : Quinolones

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How it works

ASTRON 5.5mg|ml Eye Drops 5ml works by inhibiting an enzyme required for a bacterial DNA to replicate.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for ASTRON 5.5mg|ml Eye Drops 5ml

  • Abdominal pain severe
  • Blurred vision severe
  • Bone pain severe
  • Dark or clay colored stools severe
  • Dizziness severe
  • Irregular heartbeat severe
  • Headache severe
  • Severe sunburn severe
  • Acid or sour stomach
  • Nervousness
  • White patches in the mouth or on the tongue
  • Dry eyes

Uses of ASTRON 5.5mg|ml Eye Drops 5ml

What is it prescribed for?

  • Pneumonia

    ASTRON 5.5mg|ml Eye Drops 5ml is used in the treatment of pneumonia which is common type of lung infection caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae.

  • Skin and Structure Infection

    ASTRON 5.5mg|ml Eye Drops 5ml is used in the treatment of Skin and Structure infection like cellulitis, wound infection and cutaneous abscess caused by Streptococcus pyogenes and Staphylococcus aureus.

  • Intra-abdominal Infection

    ASTRON 5.5mg|ml Eye Drops 5ml is used in the treatment of intra-abdominal infections caused by Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Klebsiella species.

  • Bronchitis

    ASTRON 5.5mg|ml Eye Drops 5ml is used in the treatment of bronchitis which is an inflammation in lungs caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae and some Mycoplasma pneumoniae.

  • Plague

    ASTRON 5.5mg|ml Eye Drops 5ml is used in the treatment of Plague which is a serious bacterial illness caused by Yersinia pestis.

  • Anthrax

    ASTRON 5.5mg|ml Eye Drops 5ml is used in the treatment of anthrax which is a rare but serious bacterial illness caused by Bacillus anthracis.

  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis

    The ophthalmic form of this medicine is used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis (eye infection) caused by bacteria that are susceptible to ASTRON 5.5mg|ml Eye Drops 5ml .

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 0.5 to 4 hours.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 12 hours.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    Use of this medicine is not recommended for women who are breastfeeding due to the adverse effect on the development of the infant's joints. Use only if clearly needed under the supervision of the doctor. Monitoring of undesired effects like diarrhea, diaper rash is necessary.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to ASTRON 5.5mg|ml Eye Drops 5ml , other quinolones, or any other inactive ingredient present along with this medicine.

  • Tendinitis or tendon rupture

    Avoid if you have a past history of tendinitis or tendon rupture after using ASTRON 5.5mg|ml Eye Drops 5ml

  • Myasthenia gravis

    Avoid if you have a past history of myasthenia gravis or family history of myasthenia gravis.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    Use of this medicine is not recommended for women who are breastfeeding due to the adverse effect on the development of the infant's joints. Use only if clearly needed under the supervision of the doctor. Monitoring of undesired effects like diarrhea, diaper rash is necessary.

General Warnings
  • Tendinitis and tendon rupture

    Use of ASTRON 5.5mg|ml Eye Drops 5ml will increase the risk to develop tendinitis or tendon rupture during the treatment or several months after treatment. It will affect the shoulder, hand, the back of your ankle, or other parts of your body. The risk is more if you are above 60 years of age and have a history of kidney, heart, or lung transplant and joint disease. You are also at high risk if you are on corticosteroids like dexamethasone, methylprednisolone or prednisone.

  • Drug-resistance

    Usage of ASTRON 5.5mg|ml Eye Drops 5ml without sufficient proof or suspicion of a bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing the benefits and even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of development of bacteria that is drug resistant.

  • Central nervous system effects

    ASTRON 5.5mg|ml Eye Drops 5ml should be used with caution the patients with epilepsy or other CNS disorders. Discontinue the treatment if any symptoms appear until the exact cause is identified.

  • Pediatric use

    The safety and effectiveness of ASTRON 5.5mg|ml Eye Drops 5ml is not established in the children less than 18 years of age.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Escitalopram severe
  • Ethinyl Estradiol moderate
  • Corticosteroids severe
  • Quinidine severe
  • Aspirin moderate
  • Antidiabetic drugs moderate
Disease interactions
  • severe

    If you suffer from CNS disorder and you take ASTRON 5.5mg|ml Eye Drops 5ml , then you may experience tremors, restlessness, anxiety, confusion and hallucinations. Avoid consuming caffeine containing products like coffee, chocolates and energy drinks.

  • severe

    Avoid using ASTRON 5.5mg|ml Eye Drops 5ml if you experience any chest discomfort. Regular cardiac function tests are to be performed if you have any heart disease (arrhythmia) or family history of heart disease.

  • moderate

    Avoid taking ASTRON 5.5mg|ml Eye Drops 5ml if you experience severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, and blood in stools after taking the medicine. Inform the doctor if you have any gastrointestinal diseases. Drink adequate amount of water to prevent dehydration.

General Instructions

Take ASTRON 5.5mg|ml Eye Drops 5ml with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

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One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver ASTRON 5.5mg|ml Eye Drops 5ml. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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