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Brand name: Moxifloxacin (Apo) TM

Active ingredients: moxifloxacin

What it is used for

Moxifloxacin APO (moxifloxacin hydrochloride) tablets are indicated for the treatment of adults with infections caused by susceptible organisms in the conditions:,- Acute bacterial sinusitis,- Community acquired pneumonia,- Acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis,Appropriate culture and susceptibility tests should be performed before treatment in order to isolate and identify organisms causing infection and to determine their susceptibility to moxifloxacin. Therapy with Moxifloxacin APO may be initiated, in some conditions, before results of these tests are known. Once results become available, therapy should be continued with the most appropriate antibiotic therapy.,Consideration should be given to available official guidance on the appropriate use of antibacterial agents.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Moxifloxacin 400 mg tablets are dull red coloured, caplet shaped, film coated tablets, debossed with M on one side and 400 on other side.

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Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient moxifloxacin

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)

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Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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