Moxifloxacin is an antibiotic, which belongs to the Fluoroquinolone class of drugs. It is used to treat bacterial infections like pneumonia, conjunctivitis, tuberculosis, sinusitis, and endocarditis. Moxifloxacin works by preventing the growth of bacteria.
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Can I take Zylopred drops in stead of Vigadexa for the viral infection in my eye?
Query: Hello doctor, My eye had a viral infection but the doctor gave me Vigadexa, Flur, and Ara drops and infection has been under control after 10 days of medications. Now, there is no discharge, no pain, no red eye but suddenly my vision from the infected eye get severely blurred. As per the doctor, th... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know who made the diagnosis of a viral infection? Vigadexa (Moxifloxacin and Dexamethasone) and Zylopred (Gatifloxacin Topical and Loteprednol) both contain steroids and are not recommended for viral infections. I really do not find a reas... Read Full »
Which eye drop can be used for surfers eye?
Query: Hello doctor, I have had surfers eye for about two years now. I was not given the name of the eye drops to use but have lost it. I am trying to wear UV protecting sunglasses too now. It is lighter during the mornings and after work, but I need to wear them more. But, the lump is not getting smaller.... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Surfers eye or pterygium can only be corrected by a small surgery. The precaution you are taking are very good, but these are for stopping the growth or stopping the recurrence. It is a small surgery, and you will be fine within few days. Till then, start Moxifloxacin a... Read Full »
I got conjunctivitis 7 days back.I had red eye with eyelid swelling.Now redness is gone but blurring is present.What do I do?
Query: Hello doctor, I got conjunctivitis seven days back. I had red-eye with eyelid swelling. I used Moxifloxacin hydrochloride from the very first day, every 2 hours. Then I started Fluorometholone four times a day and Cyclosporine three times a day. And now, for two days, I got blurred vision. Redness ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I reviewed your history. It seems from the history that you are having conjunctivitis and you are on treatment with Moxifloxacin and Fluorometholone. The presence of blurring of vision indicates involvement of cornea in the form of keratoconjunctivitis. This usually occ... Read Full »
Why has the automatic blinking stopped in my child?
Query: Hello doctor, My son is 16 years old. He is myopic, with the approximate power in the left eye being -5.5 spherical and cylindrical - 0.5, right eye being -6 spherical and cylindrical - 0.75. For the last few days (4 to 5 days) he is facing a problem with his eyes. He feels his automatic blinking ha... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, we have to take care of itching and watering, and for that, you have to start Moxifloxacin eye drop four times a day for five days and Refresh Liquigel eye drop (Carboxymethylcellulose sodium) six to eight times a day. It can be continued for a long time as... Read Full »
What medicines can be taken for acute conjunctivitis?
Query: Hello doctor,Last week my eyes got red. So, I consulted an eye doctor. The doctor diagnosed it as acute conjunctivitis and prescribed me Vigamox eye drops and Refresh Tears for two weeks. My left eye was cured in three to four days and my right eye was cured only half. I am not able to understand wh... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The red that you are seeing is an infection. It has just some clotted blood which will go away in 15 days. Do you still have discharge from the right eye? I suggest you change your medication to Moxifloxacin plus Ketorolac Eye Drops twice daily for 10 days and Aquat... Read Full »
I have pain in the whole eyeball and I have blurry vision. How can this be treated?
Query: Hello doctor, About 45 days ago, I received a trauma to my right eye in a street fight, after which a large part of the cornea became blood red. After three weeks, the redness went away and the eye started looking normal, but I am still having a lot of discomforts. I am listing all the symptoms belo... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through the attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). According to the prescription, the vision in the right eye after wearing glasses is 6/6. So, kindly wear your glasses permanently. The drops that have been given to you especially the Mil... Read Full »
Please suggest a remedy for fever, cough and green sputum.
Query: Hello doctor, I have pain all over my body. Last night, I had chills with chest congestion and green sputum. The physician gave me Avelox and Medrol dose packs. Would that be fine? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your doctor has given you the medicines of my choice. I would prefer to add an anti-allergic like Levocetirizine once daily for five days and, for fever, I suggest Paracetamol. I am sure your fever will go away in three to five days. But, your cough may take time. ... Read Full »
Will the red mark in my eye due to accidental injury remain forever?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32-year-old woman. Two days ago, I had an injury to my right eye, as my kid accidentally poked it. Today, my eye has turned red and painful; however, I can see clearly and have no changes in vision. Will this red mark in my eye remain forever? Also, will it affect my vision in a... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. There is mild inflammation in the eye that will resolve in a week. It does not remain for your entire life, nor will it affect your eyesight. I suggest you follow the below treatment plan: Cold compress for the affected eye. Eye drops Refre... Read Full »
What Could The White Cloudy Area Around The Rim Of My Cornea Be?
Query: Hello doctor, I noticed a white cloudy area around the rim of my cornea a couple of days ago with no pain. After a couple of days, I used a rigid gas permeable contact wear. I have now woken up with pain in the same eye and it is now bloodshot around that one side. I decided not to wear the contact... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is a corneal ulcer. The probable cause is trauma due to lenses or infected contact lens solution. Please do not use the steroid drop. You can have devastating consequences. The steroid drops will give you very mild relief but it will stop healing and promote th... Read Full »
How can inflammation of the eye be cured?
Query: Hello doctor, My eye was inflamed and I applied Pred Forte and the inflammation disappeared. I work on the computer a lot. In the past, there has been some redness, but cold compresses have been helpful. The redness is back again now. My eyes always go red after I wake up. I applied s... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity) It appears to be episcleritis. I suggest you take a milder medicine but this too has to be tapered and stopped. I suggest you start Tobramycin plus Fluorometholone eye drop t... Read Full »