Vigamox

VIGAMOX® (moxifloxacin hydrochloride) ophthalmic solution is indicated for the treatment of patients 1 year of age and older with bacterial conjunctivitis caused by susceptible strains of  bacterial organisms.

Supplied: 3 mL sterile ophthalmic solution

Dose: The recommended dosage regimen for patients one year of age and older is one drop in the affected eye(s) 3 times a day for 7 days

Pregnancy: Since there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women VIGAMOX® solution should only be used during pregnancy if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus.

Children: The safety and efficacy of VIGAMOX® solution in patients less than one year of age has not been established.

Adverse Drug Reactions:  The most frequently reported treatment-related adverse drug reactions were transient eye irritation (3.9%) (burning and/or stinging) and eye pruritus (1.1%).   Other rarely occurring eye problems included: ocular hyperaemia, keratoconjunctivitis sicca, abnormal sensation in eye, ocular discomfort, corneal epithelium defect, conjunctivitis, conjunctival haemorrhage, visual acuity reduced, eyelid edema, eye pain.

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