FAQs ABOUT VOTAMOX EYE DROPS
What is VOTAMOX EYE DROPS and why it is given?
VOTAMOX EYE DROPS contains moxifloxacin which is used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis and other eye infections.
How does VOTAMOX EYE DROPS works?
VOTAMOX 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 VOTAMOX EYE DROPS?
Always use this VOTAMOX 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 VOTAMOX 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 VOTAMOX EYE DROPS be used in children?
VOTAMOX EYE DROPS is not recommended for use in infants below 1 year of age. Consult your doctor for advice before using the medicine.