Avelox tab.
400 mg x 5

Pharmaceutical form: 400 mg film-coated tablets

Active substance: Moxifloxacin

Content of active substance: 400 mg Moxifloxacin

Category: Prescription-only medicines – Rx


What is Avelox tab. 400 mg x 5 and what is it used for:

Avelox contains the active substance moxifloxacin, which belongs to a group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones. Avelox works by killing the bacteria that cause infections.

Avelox is used in patients 18 years of age and older to treat infections caused by bacteria against which moxifloxacin is effective. Avelox should be used to treat these infections when the use of antibiotics that are usually recommended cannot be used, or when treatment with them has been unsuccessful:

Infections of the sinuses, sudden worsening of prolonged inflammation of the respiratory tract, or community-acquired pneumonia (excluding severe cases).

Mild to moderately expressed infections of the upper female genital tract (pelvic inflammatory disease), including infections of the fallopian tubes and the lining of the uterus. Avelox tablets are not sufficient as a standalone therapy for this type of infection, so your doctor should prescribe you another antibiotic in addition to Avelox tablets for the treatment of infections of the upper female genital tract (see Section 2 What you need to know before you take Avelox, Warnings and precautions, Talk to your doctor before taking Avelox).

If the following bacterial infections have shown improvement during initial treatment with Avelox infusion solution, Avelox tablets may be prescribed by your doctor to complete the course of treatment: Community-acquired pneumonia, infections of the skin and skin structures.

Avelox tablets should not be used as initial therapy for any type of skin and skin structure infections or in severe cases of community-acquired pneumonia.

What Avelox tab. 400 mg x 5 looks like and the contents of the pack:

Each pale red, film-coated, oblong, biconvex tablet, measuring 17 x 7 mm, is marked with “M400” on one side and “Bayer” on the other.