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Moxiquin tablets contain the active substance Moxifloxacin, which belongs to a group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones. Moxifloxacin works by killing bacteria that cause infections. It is used in patients aged 18 years and above for treating the following bacterial infections when caused by bacteria against which moxifloxacin is active.
Moxiquin tablets 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 or infection of the lungs (pneumonia) acquired outside the hospital (except severe cases). Mild to moderate infections of the female upper genital tract (pelvic inflammatory disease), including infections of the fallopian tubes and infections of the uterus mucous membrane.
Susceptible infections including acute bacterial sinusitis (ABS), acute bacterial exacerbations of chronic bronchitis (ABECB), community acquired pneumonia, skin and skin structure, complicated intra-abdominal infections, plague. For ABS and ABECB: reserve for those who have no alternative treatment options.
Direction to Use
Moxiquin tablets are for oral use. Swallow the tablet whole (to mask the bitter taste) and with plenty of liquid. You can take the tablets with or without food. Try to take the tablet at approximately the same time each day.
If you forget to take your tablet you should take it as soon as you remember on the same day. If you do not remember on the same day, take your normal dose (one tablet) on the next day. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
Common (occurs in 1 to 10 per 100 users):
• Infections caused by resistant bacteria or fungi, e.g. oral and vaginal infections caused by Candida (thrush)
• Feeling sick (nausea)
• Being sick (vomiting)
• Stomach ache
• Increase of a special liver enzyme in the blood (transaminases)