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Overview of (Moxifloxacin + Prednisolone Eye Drops):

CONTROMAX-MP Ophthalmic Solution contains Moxifloxacin 0.5% + Prednisolone 1%.
Moxifloxacin is a quinolone/fluoroquinolone antibiotic. It is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that is active against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. It exceeds the MIC values to a much larger extent than Gatifloxacin. Prednisolone is a synthetic glucocorticoid used as antiinflammatory or immunosuppressive agent. It is more effective in protecting blood aqueous barrier in eyes during cataract surgery and posterior chamber lens implantation compared to Fluorometholone.

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Active ingredients

Moxifloxacin IP. 5.0mg

Prednisolone acetate IP. 10.0mg

 

Purpose

Antibacterial infections and anti-inflammatory

Class

Fluroquinolone antibiotic

Corticosteroid

Use

Swelling of eyes which is caused due to infection and allergy.

Helpful in post surgical pain.

Treating inflammation of eyes and eyelids caused due to certain conditions.

Dosage

1 drop thrice daily in infected eyes.

As directed by physician

Direction for use

Tighten the cap on the nozzle.

The spike in the cap will pierce the tip of vial.

Disperse drops with gentle pressure.

Replace the cap after every use.

Shake well before use

Warning

  • For external use only, not for injection.

  • Do not swallow solution

  • If solution changes color or become cloudy, do not use.

  • To avoid contamination, do not touch bottle tip

  • Avoid direct contact with eye

  • Close bottle tightly, immediately after use.

  • Discard in 1 month after opening.

  • If irritation, pain, redness or changes in vision occur or if the patient’s condition worsens or persists for more than 72 hours, treatment should be discontinued.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place

Inactive ingredients

Isotonic aqueous vehicle

Preservatives

Antimicrobial

General precautions

Inform your doctor about your medical history, lifestyle, if allergic to anything, infections, medication (prescribed or non prescribed) and most important inform if wearing contact lens.

Intimate your pharmacist or doctor if you are allergic to any

Most important information patient should follow, after applying eye drop blurred vision for few seconds, therefore try to avoid driving or use of any machines. If sign and symptoms increased or worsen consult immediately with pharmacist or doctor.

During pregnancy use if required, clearly give general detail to yours pharmacist or doctors, and discuss risk and benefits about the prescribed formulation

For further details contact your pharmacist or doctor, if you have allergy or infections in eye

Interactions

If drugs are prescribed by doctor or pharmacist, provide complete patient information, and know the possible drug interaction caused by prescribed drug.

Share all possible information regarding your medical history, prescribed or non prescribed medicine, lifestyle. Do not start, stop or change in dosage of any prescribed or non prescribed changes. Consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all as there are different kind of drug interaction, if you take different medication at the same time.

  • Drug- Drug interaction

  • Drug-Food interaction

  • Drug-Chemical interaction

Therefore, lot of precautions should be taken before taking any prescribed medicines.

Side effects

Application of eye drops, may lead to burning or stinging sensation for few minutes, if these stinging or burning sensation increased consult immediately with pharmacist or doctor.

The ingredient present in this formulation may cause side effects in many people. Prolonged or high concentration of doses may increase serious eye problems like intra ocular pressure, cataract, pain, swelling, redness, infections, vision problem etc.

Few serious side effect caused are-

  • Headache

  • Dizziness

  • Allergic reaction

  • Rashes, itching or swelling (face, tongue, throat)

  • Difficulty in breathing

Contraindications

The contraindication in patients cause hypersensitivity to moxifloxacin, prednisolone or antimicrobial agents.

  • Peptic ulcers
  • Osteoporosis
  • Psychoses
  • Infections
  • Diabetes and hypertension
  • Heart,lung or kidney transplant

  • Seizure patient

  • Detachment of the retina detachment

  • Abnormal heart rhythm

  • Hepatitis caused by drugs

  • Inflammation of tendon

  • Low amount of potassium in blood