MOXIZEST K Ophthalmic Solution 5ml

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INTRODUCTION

MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION is a combination of Ketorolac and Moxifloxacin which belongs to the group of medicines called Analgesics and Antibiotics respectively. It is used to treat and prevent inflammation and infections of the eyes and ears. It is typically used in conditions which involves inflammation along with the risk of infection such as during injury or post-surgery.

MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION is for external use only. Gently instil few drops of the medicine into the affected eyes/ears. If you wear soft contact lenses, remove the lens before applying MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION and wait for at least 15 minutes before reinsertion.

During treatment with MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION, your doctor will regularly monitor your eyes for intraocular pressure, cataracts and for infections as a precaution. Before using MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION inform your doctor if you have severe viral or fungal ear/eye infections. You must also inform your doctor if you have been treated with a steroid medicine recently, or have dry eyes, diabetes, stomach ulcers or joint pain as a precaution.

Do not use MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. The most common side effects of using MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION are temporary burning sensation and blurring of vision, mild eye itching, redness and irritation, dry eyes, headache and taste changes. Consult your doctor if any of these side effect worsens.

USES OF MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION

  • Treats and prevents eye/ear infection and inflammation

HOW MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION WORKS

MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION contains two medicines namely, Ketorolac and Moxifloxacin. Ketorolac is a pain-relieving medication. It blocks the release of certain chemicals in the body (such as prostaglandins) that causes inflammation, redness and swelling. When applied topically on the eyes or ears, it reduces redness, soreness, pain, itching and swelling.

Moxifloxacin is an antibiotic. When applied topically on the eyes or ears, it kills the susceptible bacteria that causes infection. Collectively, this medicine reduces inflammation and infection of the eyes and ears.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Use MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION as advised by your physician. It is for topical use only.

For Eyes: Tilt your head slightly backwards and gently pull your lower eyelid. Instil few drops of this medicine into the eyes and close your eyes for 2 minutes. Repeat the same for the other eye if required. If you wear soft contact lenses, remove the lens before applying MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION and wait for at least 15 minutes before reinsertion.

For Ears: Gently instil few drops of this medicine into the ears. Repeat the same for the other ear if required.

Wash your hands before and after application. Leave a time gap of 5 minutes before applying other medicines on your eyes/ears. Do not touch the tip of the container with your eyes, eyelids, areas around your eyes, outer part of the ears or fingers, to avoid contamination.

Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and health condition. If there is no improvement in your condition even after using this medicine for 7 days, consult your doctor for advice.

SIDE EFFECTS OF MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION

COMMON

  • burning sensation following application
  • mild eye pain, itching, redness or irritation
  • swelling of the eyes or eyelids
  • dry eyes
  • headache
  • increased pressure in the eye
  • blurred and/or diminished vision

UNCOMMON

  • watery eyes
  • eye surface inflammation
  • abnormal eye sensation
  • dropping eyelids
  • bad taste

RARE

  • vomiting
  • nasal discomfort
  • abnormal skin sensation
  • pain, throat irritation

Stop using MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • pain or swelling of tendons
  • severe allergic reactions (such as skin rash, itching, swelling of the face, lips, throat, tongue causing difficulty in breathing or swallowing)
  • severe eye pain, redness, irritation and vision changes

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Burning or stinging of eyes:

Wash your eyes with plain cold water. Place an ice pack on your eye to ease the irritation. Avoid straining your eyes by looking at mobile phones, laptops or television. Wear protective eyeglasses while going outdoors.

Headache:  

Rest and relax. Keep yourself hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids such as water or electrolytes. Applying a pain-relieving balm on your forehead can be beneficial. Do not consume excessive alcohol, as it could aggravate your headache. Consult your doctor if your headache worsens.

Blurred vision:

Close your eyes and relax. Do not strain your eyes by looking at mobile phones, laptops, or television. Avoid driving or operating any heavy tools or machines while your vision is blur. Consult your doctor if you experience blurred vision for a prolonged period.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless considered necessary by the physician. Therefore, consult your doctor before using it.

BREASTFEEDING

MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless considered necessary by the physician. Therefore, consult your doctor before using it.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any heavy tools or machinery if you experience blurred vision or light-headedness after using MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION.

ALLERGY

Do not use MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION if you are allergic to Ketorolac, Moxifloxacin or to any other quinolone antibiotics (such as ciprofloxacin) or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (such as aspirin).

LUNGS

MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION should be used with caution in patients who previously developed asthma symptoms while taking an analgesic medicine. Therefore, inform your doctor before taking it.

OTHERS

Before using MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION inform your doctor if you:

  • wear soft contact lenses
  • have been treated with a steroid medicine recently
  • have a viral or bacterial infection in the eye/ear
  • have stomach ulcers or any conditions that may cause internal bleeding
  • have diabetes
  • have rheumatoid arthritis (joint inflammation)
  • have dry eyes or corneal problems

Use in pediatrics:

MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years) unless prescribed by a physician. Therefore, consult your doctor before administration.

Use in geriatrics:

MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION should be used with caution in elderly patients. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

Before using MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION, inform your doctor if you are taking any of other prescription and non-prescription medications as a precaution.

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally used excessive amount of this medicine, rinse your eyes or ears with warm water. If still irritation persists, consult your doctor for advice. If you or anyone else accidentally swallowed this medicine, consult your doctor immediately.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Ketorolac, Moxifloxacin
Pharmacological Category :   Non-Selective COX Inhibitors, Fluroquinolones
Therapeutic Indication :   Eye/Ear inflammation and infection
Dosage Forms :   Eye Drops, Ear Drops

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION out of reach of children
  • Store MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION at room temperature
  • Do not use this medicine after 4 weeks of its opening, even if it contains some left-over medicine

FAQs ABOUT MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION

Q: Can the use of MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION cause blurred vision?

A: Yes. MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION may cause blurred vision after application in some individuals, although not everybody gets them. If your vision becomes blur, close your eyes for some time and rest. Do not strain your eyes by looking at mobile phones, laptops or television. Avoid driving or operating any heavy tools or machines while your vision is blur. Consult your doctor if you experience blurred vision for a prolonged period.

Q: Can I use other eye medicines while using MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION?

A: Avoid concomittant use of any eye medicines while using MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION without consulting your doctor.

Q: How to use MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION?

A: Use MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION as advised by your physician. It is for external use only. Instil few drops of this medicine into the affected eyes or ears. Repeat the same for the other eye if required.

Q: What is the use of MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION?

A: MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION is a prescription medicine used to treat and prevent inflammation and/or infection of the eyes and ears.

Q: How long does it take for MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION to work?

A: It may take around 10-15 minutes for MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION to start showing its effects. However, this period may vary from person-to-person depending upon the dose that is administered.

Q: What are the side effects of MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION?

A: The most common side effects of using MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION are temporary burning sensation and blurring of vision, mild eye itching, redness and irritation, dry eyes, headache and taste changes. Consult your doctor if any of these side effect worsens.

Q: Can I use MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION while wearing contact lenses?

A: If you wear soft contact lenses, remove the lens before applying MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION and wait for at least 15 minutes before reinsertion.

Q: Can I use MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION without consulting my doctor?

A: No. MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION is a prescription medicine which should be used only if prescribed by the physician. It is because, MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION contains a powerful antibiotic, which may cause harmful side effects when used without proper medical supervision. Therefore, consult your doctor for advice.

Q: Can I drive or ride a bike after using MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION?

A: Do not drive if you experience blurred vision after using MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION.

Q: What if I miss a dose of MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION?

A: If you missed a dose of MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for next dose, skip the missed dose and use the regular dose. Do not use a double dose of MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION to compensate the missed dose.

Q: How MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION works?

A: MOXIZEST K OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION blocks the release of certain chemicals in the body (such as prostaglandins) that causes pain, inflammation and swelling of the eyes and the ears. It also kills the susceptible bacteria that causes eye/ear infection. Collectively, this medicine reduces inflammation and infection of the eyes and ears.

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3. Helga P Sandoval, Luis E Fernández de Castro, David T Vroman, and Kerry D Solomon. A review of the use of ketorolac tromethamine 0.4% in the treatment of post-surgical inflammation following cataract and refractive surgery. NIH. National Library of Medicine. National Center for Biotechnology Information. PMC. PubMed Central. December 2007. [Accessed on 16th January 2023] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2704525/

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MOXIZEST K Ophthalmic Solution 5ml

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