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MOXISURGE EYE DROPS is an antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis, an eye infection caused by bacteria. It works by blocking the action of an enzyme required for bacterial multiplication. This prevents further growth and kills the infection-causing bacteria. MOXISURGE EYE DROPS may cause side effects such as mild itching and irritation, eye discomfort and dry eyes. These symptoms usually subside on their own, however, consult your doctor if these symptoms remain for a long time or if they become severe. MOXISURGE EYE DROPS should be instilled in your eyes as prescribed by your doctor. You will start to feel better in a few days. However, continue taking the medicine for the prescribed duration. Skipping doses or not completing the full course of therapy may result in decreased effectiveness of the medicine or increased risk of re-infection that would be difficult to treat in the future. This medicine is effective only for the treatment of infections caused by bacteria and not viruses. MOXISURGE EYE DROPS is not recommended if you are allergic to it. This medicine may be used during pregnancy and breastfeeding upon your doctor's recommendation.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for MOXISURGE EYE DROPS

  • Blurred vision
  • Eye swelling
  • Eye irritation and discomfort
  • Dry eyes
  • Eye pain


What is it prescribed for?

  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
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Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The time required for MOXISURGE EYE DROPS to show its effect is not clinically known.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The time for which MOXISURGE EYE DROPS remains active in your body is not clinically known.
  • 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 tendency has been reported for MOXISURGE EYE DROPS.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    MOXISURGE EYE DROPS may be used during pregnancy upon your doctor's recommendation.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    MOXISURGE EYE DROPS maybe used while breastfeeding upon your doctor's recommendation.


Avoid using MOXISURGE EYE DROPS if you are allergic to it. Serious allergic reactions to this medicine are rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms such as severe itching, redness, eye irritation, blurred vision, or sensitivity to light.
Warnings for special population


MOXISURGE EYE DROPS may be used during pregnancy upon your doctor's recommendation.


MOXISURGE EYE DROPS maybe used while breastfeeding upon your doctor's recommendation.
General warnings

Antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic resistance occurs when bacteria develop the ability to defeat the medicine that was intended to kill them. Hence, to avoid such resistance, you should always complete the entire course of treatment with MOXISURGE EYE DROPS even if you feel better.

Driving or operating machines

MOXISURGE EYE DROPS may cause short-term blurring of vision, burning sensation, or discomfort in the eyes after application. If you experience such symptoms, avoid driving or operating machines.

Contact lens

Avoid wearing contact lenses if you have an eye infection.

Use in children

MOXISURGE EYE DROPS is not recommended for use in children below 1 years unless directed by your doctor.

Missed Dose

Try not to skip a dose of MOXISURGE EYE DROPS. Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose, skip the missed one. Do not double the dose to compensate for a missed one.


As MOXISURGE EYE DROPS is intended for external use, the likelihood of side effects due to an overdose is low. However, do not administer more than the prescribed dose.
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


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


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


Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
MOXISURGE EYE DROPS is for external use only. Administer it as directed by your doctor. Avoid touching the tip of the dropper against your eye or other surface. Close the cover of the bottle after administration to keep it clean and free from contamination. Do not wipe or rinse the dropper tip. Use MOXISURGE EYE DROPS at around the same time daily for the ease of remembering. Ensure that you complete the course of the treatment to prevent re-infection. Do not touch your eyes with unwashed hands. Avoid sharing items like eyeglasses, contact lenses, pillows, towels, clothes, eye or face makeup when you are infected.

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
MOXISURGE EYE DROPS stops the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This helps to prevent the growth of the bacteria and eventually kills them.
Legal Status







Fluoroquinolones, Antibiotics


Schedule H

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Information on this page was last updated on 13 Sep 2021


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