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Moxifloxacin Hydrochloride

moxifloxacin
Moxifloxacin is a fluoroquinolone (flor-o-KWIN-o-lone) antibiotic that fights bacteria in the body. Moxifloxacin is used to treat different types of bacterial infections of the skin, sinuses, lungs, or stomach. Moxifloxacin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
moxifloxacin
DRUG TYPE
quinolones

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Moxifloxacin can cause serious side effects, including tendon problems, nerve damage, serious mood or behavior changes, or low blood sugar.

Stop using this medicine and call your doctor at once if you have symptoms such as: headache, hunger, irritability, numbness, tingling, burning pain, confusion, agitation, paranoia, problems with memory or concentration, thoughts of suicide, or sudden pain or movement problems in any of your joints.

In rare cases, moxifloxacin may cause damage to your aorta, which could lead to dangerous bleeding or death. Get emergency medical help if you have severe and constant pain in your chest, stomach, or back.

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