Who should not take Moxifloxacin HCL?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • Clostridium difficile infection
  • diabetes
  • low blood sugar
  • low amount of potassium in the blood
  • lower seizure threshold
  • pseudotumor cerebri
  • peripheral neuropathy
  • myasthenia gravis
  • disease of inadequate blood flow to the heart muscle
  • very rapid heartbeat - torsades de pointes
  • slow heartbeat
  • prolonged QT interval on EKG
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • abnormal EKG with QT changes from birth
  • severe hardening of the arteries in the brain
  • hardening of the liver
  • hepatitis caused by drugs
  • kidney transplant
  • inflammation of the tendon
  • rupture of a tendon
  • seizures
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • high pressure within the skull
  • Lung Transplant
  • Heart Transplant
  • dissection of aorta
  • aneurysm of aorta
  • Marfan syndrome
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome


  • Quinolones

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