FAQs ABOUT MAXIM EYE DROPS
What is MAXIM EYE DROPS and why it is given?
MAXIM EYE DROPS contains moxifloxacin which is used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis and other eye infections.
How does MAXIM EYE DROPS works?
MAXIM EYE DROPS works by inhibiting the bacterial enzymes DNA gyrase and topoisomerase IV which are required for DNA replication and transcription resulting in cell death. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing and destroys them.
How to use MAXIM EYE DROPS?
Always use this MAXIM EYE DROPS directed by your physician. It is for ophthalmic use only. Wash your hands thoroughly. Gently pull your lower eyelid gently and instil one or two drops of this medicine inside the lower eyelid. Close your eyelid and gently press on the inner corner of your eyelid for 2-3 minutes to prevent the drainage of the solution into your nose and throat. If required, repeat the same for the other eye.
Does MAXIM EYE DROPS cause eye irritation?
Yes, it may cause itching and burning sensation in the eyes in some patients. Close your eyes and relax for some time. Place an ice pack over the eyes for a few minutes. Avoid watching mobile phones, systems, laptops, or any other light sources which might irritate your eyes. If the symptom persists or worsens, contact your doctor.
Can MAXIM EYE DROPS be used in children?
MAXIM EYE DROPS is not recommended for use in infants below 1 year of age. Consult your doctor for advice before using the medicine.