Moxifloxacin

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 »


Dr. Rahul Vaswani

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 re...  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 »


Dr. Rahul Vaswani

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 »


Dr. Rahul Vaswani

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 »

Please suggest medication for dry and red eyes.

Query: Hi doctor, I have had redness in my eyes. I began using Tetryzoline but it had no effect. The redness has increased in the past two weeks. It feels dry, itchy, and occasionally gritty on my eyes. I recently began to experience pain around my eyes on the left side. I use to work on the computer for ...  Read Full »


Dr. Rahul Vaswani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I will tell the medicines as well as ways to tackle the screen time. Start Moxifloxacin plus Loteprednol eye drops four times a day for next five days then taper it to two times for the next five days then stop. Olopatadine 0.2 percent eye drops two times a day regular...  Read Full »

Is black spot on the white portion of eye a concerning issue?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is 63 years old. Her weight is 60 kg and her height is 5'2''. For the last two-three days, she was getting an eye burn. Yesterday, she felt like a sand particle inside her left eye. Also, dropping of the eyelid. So today we started putting some over the counter eye drop. While p...  Read Full »


Dr. Rahul Vaswani

Answer: Hi Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the picture. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). This appears to be a mole. By seeing her eyelids it appears a bit swollen so can be a mild infection. Start Moxifloxacin eye drop six times a day for seven days, Refresh tears eye drop six tim...  Read Full »

My lower eyelids are swollen. Kindly suggest a remedy.

Query: Hello doctor, My right eye corner is swollen and having pain when I close my eyes for the last two days. Swelling is on the edge of the lower lid. My baby threw his soft toy which kind of touched my eye two days ago. From then onwards I am having this issue. Kindly suggest a remedy.  Read Full »


Dr. Rahul Vaswani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems like the infection has occurred due to injury. It appears to be bacterial blepharitis. You can do hot fomentation first of all for pain relief. Vigamox (Moxifloxacin) eye drop six times a day for seven days. ocupol eye ointment at bedtime for five days. Start ...  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 »


Dr. Rahul Vaswani

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 »

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 left eye being -5.5 spherical and cylindrical - 0.5, right eye being -6 spherical and cylindrical - 0.75. Since the last few days (4 to 5 days) he is facing a problem in his eyes. He feels his automatic blinking has st...  Read Full »


Dr. Rahul Vaswani

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 a...  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 cured in three to four days and the right eye cured only half. I am not able to understand what to...  Read Full »


Dr. Rahul Vaswani

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 Aquagic...  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 »


Dr. Rahul Vaswani

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 Milf...  Read Full »

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