Moxifloxacin Hydrochloride Information
Moxifloxacin hydrochloride (Avelox®) is an antibiotic used to treat several different types of infections in adults, including:
The medicine comes in tablet and injectable form. Although the standard dose is 400 mg a day, the amount may vary, based on the type and severity of your infection.
Information your healthcare provider needs when prescribing moxifloxacin includes a list of all other medicines you are taking, including nonprescription drugs and supplements, and any other medical conditions you have. In particular, let your healthcare provider know if you have epilepsy, low potassium levels, or rheumatoid arthritis.
(For more information, click Moxifloxacin. This article tells you what you need to know about potential side effects, dosing guidelines, available strengths, and more.)