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Avelox Medication- Uses & Side Effects

Avelox®, Avelox® ABC Pack™ is an antibiotic. It kills certain bacteria or stops their growth. It is used to treat bronchitis, pneumonia, sinusitis, and certain skin infections.

Avelox Dosage

  • For the treatment of Acute Bacterial Sinusitis, the usual starting dose is one 400-milligram tablet daily for 7 to 14 days.
  • For the treatment of Acute Bacterial Infection with Chronic Bronchitis, the usual starting dose is one 400-milligram tablet daily for 5 days.

Uses of Avelox

  • Avelox is used to treat bacterial infections.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Avelox

Before taken Avelox medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Avelox. Side effects may include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Insomnia
  • Joint and muscle pain
  • Nausea

Warnings and precautions before taking Avelox:

  • After taken this medicine, then you may feel dizzy, or drowsiness. So you should not participate in any activities that require alertness such as driving and operate machinery.
  • Before taking moxifloxacin, you should tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other quinolone antibiotics; or if you have any other allergies.
  • This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. So before using this medicine, you should consult with your doctor if you have certain heart rhythm disorders, untreated low blood potassium levels.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Avelox with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Avelox with the following:

  • Amiodarone
  • Erythromycin
  • Procainamide
  • Quinidine
  • Sotalol
  • Tricyclic antidepressants such as Elavil, Norpramin, and Triavil
  • Warfarin

After taken Avelox if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Avelox overdose include

  • Convulsions
  • Decreased activity
  • Diarrhea
  • Sleepiness
  • Tremors
  • Vomiting

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