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What is IMF?
- IMF contains Moxifloxacin which belongs to antibiotics
WARNING & PRECAUTIONS
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:
- are allergic (hypersensitive) to moxifloxacin, to other quinolones or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
- wear contact lenses
- Moxifloxacin has not been measured in human milk, although it can be presumed to be excreted in human milk. Caution should be exercised when IMF is administered to a nursing mother
- Ask your doctor before using IMF eye drops if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast feeding
- Always use this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
- The usual dose is Adults, including the older and children: 1 drop in the affected eye or eyes, 3 times a day (in the morning, in the afternoon and at night)
- Only use the medicine in both eyes if your doctor told you to. Only use IMF for dropping in your eyes
- The infection normally improves within 5 days. If no improvement is seen, contact your doctor. You should continue to use the drops for a further 2-3 days or as long as your doctor told you to
If you use more IMF
- Rinse it all out with warm water. Don’t put in any more drops until it’s time for your next regular dose
- If you accidentally swallow IMF contact your doctor for advice
If you forget to use IMF
- Continue with the next dose as planned. Do not use a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose
- If you are using other eye drops, leave at least 5 minutes between putting in IMF
If you stop using IMF
- Do not stop using this medicine until your doctor told you to do so
Like all medicines, IMF can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
- dry eye, itchy eye, redness of the eye, eye surface inflammation or scarring, broken blood vessel in eye, abnormal eye sensation, eyelid abnormality, itching, redness or swelling
- headache and bad taste
- corneal disorder, blurred or reduced vision, inflammation or infection of the conjunctiva, eye strain, eye swelling
- vomiting, nose discomfort, feeling of a lump in the throat, abnormal skin sensation, pain, throat irritation
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