Antibiotic Maxaquin

Antibiotic Maxaquin

Bacteria can cause great amount of diseases. To overcome it patients are prescribed various antibiotics Maxaquin. It makes bacteria stop their growth and kills them.

Maxaquin

Maxaquin

Brand(s): Lomefloxacin, Enverlom, Lomebact, Lomedin, Maxelo, Lomequin, Floxlome, Lomecin, Mulan, Lomed, Lomeng, Loxnex, Lomerox.

Manufacturer: SHROOQ PHARMACEUTICALS, EVERGREEN PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LIMITED, CANDID PHARMACEUTICALS, LOWITT PHARMACEUTICALS (PVT) LTD, FERROZA INTERNATIONAL PHARMACEUTICALS (PVT) LTD, VALOR PHARMACEUTICALS, NEXUS PHARMA (PVT) LTD, ENGLISH PHARMACEUTICALS INDUSTRIES, ROCK PHARMACEUTICALS, VALOR PHARMACEUTICALS, PHARMEDIC (PVT) LTD, NOVA MED PHARMACEUTICALS, RASCO PHARMA.

Clinico-pharmacological group: Antibiotic.

Composition, structure and packing: white oval tablets with cuspidal sides. There is a breakable score in the middle of the pill.

Basic ingredient: Lomefloxacin.

Other ingredients: polyoxyl 40 stearate, hydroxypropyl cellulose, magnesium stearate, polyethylene glycol, titanium dioxide, lactose, hypromellose, carboxymethylcellulose calcium.

Dosage

Exact instructions and the quantity of the medication you ought to be given by your doctor.

The intake of the medicine can be realized during having a meal, after or before it. Drink a full glass of water to make the pill dissolve completely. Several glasses of water, that is more your usual water consumption, are preferable during a day.

The intake may be realized only after or before taking certain drugs (four and two hours correspondingly). These drugs include antacids, that contain magnesium, calcium and aluminum, iron and zinc salts, didanosine, sucralfate.

The medication gives more results if its intake is regular and equal intervals between taking the drug are kept. The therapy cannot be stopped by a patient even if he/she has improvements in his/her health condition in several days. Only a doctor decides when a patient should cease it.

Missed pill ought to be taken when it is possible. But do not make the double dose of the medication if you have missed one pill. If you have to take next pill very soon, skip the intake of one dose that you missed.

Usually patients use one tablet (400 mg) once a day. The duration of the therapy may vary from 3 to 14 days. Every disease must be treated with certain amount of the drug and for certain period of time. Consult your physician: he will pick up the dose that will be suitable for you.

Overdose

If your intake of Maxaquin was excessive and your health condition is worsening, you need emergence medical help. You may experience disorientation, feel dizzy. One more symptom is swelling of face and its numbness. Hot flushes (or it may be cold), nausea, slurred speech, drowsiness are also marks of the overdose of this remedy.

Side effects

There are two groups of side effects that may be experienced while taking Maxaquin. The first group needs emergence helps of a doctor; another group is less dangerous but also needs doctor’s attention.

If you experience one of the allergy symptoms, for example your breath with difficulty or your lips/tongue/face is swelling, call the doctor immediately. You also should do it if you have hives or closing throat. The group of more dangerous side effects also includes seizures, pain in muscles and joints, and liver damage. The last symptom can be identified by yellow skin and eyes, experiencing of nausea, pain/discomfort in the abdomen, bleedings or bruises that start to appear in an unusual way, severe fatigue. Some patients may have confusion or hallucinations. After having these side affects you should stop the intake of the drug and consult the specialist.

The second group of side effects is less dangerous. It means that you should go on using the medication but the consultation of your doctor is demanded. The symptoms that may occur are headache, ringing in the ears, nausea, lightheadedness, diarrhea, drowsiness, hypersensitivity to the sun (skin), vomiting.

If you have some unusual states of your health, tell about them to your doctor because the list of side effects may include other symptoms.

Indications for use

exacerbation of chronic bronchitis (acute form), cystitis, complicated UTI.

Contraindications

Patients who had allergic reaction to you are allergic to lomefloxacin or some other antimicrobial remedies that quinolone group includes. Those who are going to have a live typhoid vaccine are not recommended to combine it with Maxaquin therapy.

Pregnant women, kids, breast-feeding mothers should not use the remedy. If it is unavoidable a doctor should control the therapy very attentively.

Where to buy?

Any drugstore can provide you with this remedy. If you do not want to have extra expenses buying the medication in ordinary chemist’s shop that has to have higher prices on drugs, order it online in our online service. There are discounts in our service while the quality of medication is high.