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4 Quin 0.5% Prefilled Syringe

Manufactured byEntod Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ContainsMoxifloxacin
Description

4 Quin 0.5% Prefilled Syringe is a broad-spectrum antibiotic used to prevent postoperative endophthalmitis (inflammation of the interior of the eye) in patients undergoing cataract surgery.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for 4 Quin 0.5% Prefilled Syringe

  • Blurred vision
  • Eye swelling
  • Eye irritation and discomfort
  • Dry eye
  • Headache

Uses of 4 Quin 0.5% Prefilled Syringe

What is it prescribed for?

  • Prophylaxis for Post-Operative Endophthalmitis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to moxifloxacin, any other quinolones, or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.
General warnings

Missed Dose

Since this medicine is usually given during a surgical procedure by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of missing a dose is very low.

Overdose

Since this medicine is administered in the hospital setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
This medicine should be administered by a qualified healthcare professional. Inform the doctor if you have a known history of allergy to this medicine. Report to the doctor all your current medicines as well as your medical conditions before receiving this medicine.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by inhibiting an enzyme required for the bacterial DNA to replicate. This blocks the multiplication and growth and results in the eventual death of the bacteria.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Quinolones

Schedule

Schedule H

4 Quin™ PFS Pre-filled Syringe [Internet]. Entod Pharma. 2018 [cited 29 June 2018]. Available from:

http://entodpharma.com/4-quin-pfs-pre-filled-syringe

Moxifloxacin - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2018 [cited 29 June 2018]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00218
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Information on this page was last updated on 29 Jun 2018

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