Oflox - 5 ml (Ocuflox)

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Ofloxacin

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US Brand Name Ocuflox
Strength 5 ml
Generic Name Ofloxacin
Manufacturer Allergan
Pharmaceutical Form Eye Drop/s

Description

Oflox ear and eye drops are recommended in the condition of external infection caused by bacteria.

 

How it works?

Oflox ear and eye drops work on acute bacterial infections by stopping the growth of bacteria and killing them before they spread.

 

Important information about Medicine

Ofloxacin eye and ear drops are used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections in ears and eyes such as conjunctivitis, blepharo conjunctivitis, mucopurelent conjunctivitis, otitis extena and chronic suppurativ otitis media.

 

Dosage information

Patients with moderate infection need to put these drops in the infected area once or twice a day. In case of severe infection, the dosage can be repeated after every 3 to 4 hours. The doctor would decide on the dosage and one just needs to do as instructed. The length of course usually varies from one to two weeks considering type ad severity of infection.

 

Strengths available

Oflox ear and eye drops are available in the strength of 5ml.

 

What if you miss a dose?

Try and put the drops in the infected area as directed by the doctor. In case, you miss or forget, put it as and when you remember.

 

What if you overdose?

Although the overdose in this case is rare, still one is recommended to go by the instructions provided by the doctor. In case, you overdose, get in touch with your doctor immediately.

 

Things to be taken care of

Oflox ear and eye drops should not be used by someone who is allergic to the constituents present in this medicine. If sensitive to quinolones or hypersensitive to any medicine, make sure that you report this to the doctor. Pregnant and lactating females need to talk to their doctor before using this medicine. If planning to conceive, make sure that you inform your doctor about this.


Side Effects

Side effects of Oflox if applied to ears include tremor, tinnitus, dermatitis, fungal infection, eczema, follicular rash, erythematous rash, hot flushes and hypoaesthesia. Side effects in the eyes are headache, dizziness, vertigo, seborrhea and nausea. Some of the severe side effects include anorexia, photosensitivity, leucopenia and seizures.

Complete caution needs to be exercised if any of these symptoms and noticed and one needs to seek immediate medical attention.

Interaction with other drugs

Oflox ear and eye drops might interact with the medicines used to treat epilepsy, hepatic impairment and super infection. If taking any medicine inform your doctor about this before you start using the medicine. Make sure that you do not use any other medicine when using these Oflox ear and eye drops without informing your doctor. In case, you are on a diabetes medicine or on a hypertension drug notify your doctor about this.

 


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