Compare Vigamox vs. Zylet

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Vigamox (moxifloxacin)

Prescription only
Treats eye infections.

Vigamox (moxifloxacin) is effective at treating eye infections, but it can be expensive.

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Upsides
  • Infection may start to feel better and clear up on days 5-6.
  • Because it works directly on the eye, you won't get the same side effects (like diarrhea) from taking the pill form.
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Downsides
  • May need to use Vigamox (moxifloxacin) multiple times a day, which can be inconvenient.
  • Not available as a generic eye drop medication.
  • Common side effects include eye irritation, eye pain, dry eyes, and teary eyes.
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Used for
  • Bacterial infection of eye
  • Superficial or risk of infection exists - Inflammatory disorder of the eye
  • Steroid-responsive
Dosage forms
  • Eye drops
  • Eye drops
Price
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$68.63
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Side effects
6possible side effects
  • Pinkeye
    6%
  • Decreased visual acuity
    6%
  • Dry eyes
    6%
  • Eye irritation
    6%
  • Eye pain
    6%
  • Itchy eyes
    6%
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The Zylet (Loteprednol / Tobramycin) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
Risks and warnings
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