Avelox® (moxifloxacin) is a prescription drug licensed to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. Even though most people tolerate this medication well, it is possible to develop certain negative reactions to Avelox.
A number of side effects were reported with this antibiotic during clinical studies. In these studies, the most common problems that were seen with Avelox included dizziness, nausea, and diarrhea. Some of the more serious reactions that have been reported include fainting, bloody diarrhea, and joint or muscle problems.
It is also possible to develop severe allergic reactions with Avelox. You should seek medical attention immediately if you develop any signs, such as:
- A rash or hives
- Swelling of the lips or throat
- Difficulty breathing.
(Click Avelox Side Effects and Avelox Warnings and Precautions to learn about other potential Avelox reactions, to find out if this drug is safe for pregnant women, and for information on who should not use this antibiotic.)