Antimicrobial drug "Aveloks": instructions for use
The medicine "Avelox" describes the instructions for use as an antimicrobial drug, which has a pronounced bactericidal effect. This tool is active against a large number of anaerobic bacteria, gram-negative and gram-positive microorganisms, atypical bacteria, acid-resistant bacteria and resistant bacterial strains. The basis of the drug action "Aveloks", instructions for use of which must be attached, is a violation of the DNA of the microbial cell, which subsequently leads to its death. The highest concentration of the drug in the blood is observed one to four hours after taking a single dose, and the half-life is usually ten to twelve hours. At the same time, the pharmacokinetics do not depend on the age and gender of patients taking the drug "Aveloks".The analogue of the main drug is the drug "Vigamoks".
Description of dosage forms
This antimicrobial agent is produced in the form of pink tablets and in the form of a yellow solution intended for infusions. The composition of all dosage forms as an active element includes moxifloxacin hydrochloride.
Basic indications for appointment
Take the drug "Avelox" instructions for use advises with infectious and inflammatory diseases that are caused by pathogenic microorganisms that are highly sensitive to its active component. For example, you should use this antimicrobial agent for acute sinusitis, community-acquired pneumonia, and chronic bronchitis. Various infections of soft tissues and skin (including those with complications) also act as indications for prescribing the drug Avelox. Instructions for use recommends using this medicine to treat diseases of the pelvic organs. For example, during the treatment of endometritis or salpingitis. Intra-abdominal infections (in particular, abscesses in the abdominal cavity) are also reasons for using this antimicrobial agent.
List of contraindications
It is not recommended to prescribe the drug "Avelox" to women who are breastfeeding, pregnant women and people under eighteen years of age. Intolerance to moxifloxacin hydrochloride is also included in the list of direct contraindications to use. This tool is used with extreme caution in case of liver failure, bradycardia, myocardial ischemia and convulsive syndrome. In case of pseudomembranous colitis and an extended Q-T interval, it is also not recommended to self-prescribe the administration of these tablets. In addition, you should not use this antimicrobial agent and neuroleptics or tricyclic antidepressants at the same time. Strongly incompatible medicine "Aveloks" and alcohol (ethanol).
Possible side effects
Acceptance of this remedy in a certain number may provoke a disturbance of taste, tachycardia, tremor, hypotension, anorexia, and vertigo.