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      OFLOX EYE/EAR 5ML DROPS

      Country of origin: INDIA

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      1 Units/pack

      MRP 40.59

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      OFLOX EYE/EAR 5ML DROPS

      Oflox Eye/Ear Drops
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Oflox Eye/Ear Drops is a broad spectrum antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections of the eye/ear like conjunctivitis corneal ulcer and otitis externa. However, the uses mentioned here are not exhaustive. There may be other conditions for which this medication may be used upon a doctor’s discretion.

      Composition

      Composition

      The active ingredient of Oflox Eye/Ear Drops is Ofloxacin 0.3% w/v.

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Ofloxacin

      Ofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone which acts by showing bactericidal activity against a wide range of gram negative and gram positive microorganisms and also restrain bacterial topoisomerase IV and DNA gyrase enzymes.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professional before the application of Oflox Eye/Ear Drops:

      • Hypersensitivity to any of the drugs used in the Oflox Eye/Ear Drops such as Ofloxacin or to other Quinolones
      • Myasthenia Gravis
      • QT prolongation
      • Caution:
      • Bradycardia
      • Ventricular arrhythmias
      • Kidney or lung or heart transplant
      • Diabetes mellitus
      • CNS disorder
      • Seizure disorder
      • Hepatic impairment
      • Renal impairment
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of these Oflox Eye/Ear Drops. It is generally well tolerated when used in the prescribed dosage guidelines. More common ones are generally mild and may include:

      • Nausea
      • Diarrhea
      • Vomiting
      • Abnormal ECG
      • Headache
      • Insomnia
      • Photosensitivity
      • Rash
      • Agitation
      • Confusion

      Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

      • Anaphylaxis
      • Seizures
      • Toxic psychosis
      • Skin reaction severe
      • Depression
      • Serum sickness
      • Suicidality
      • Hepatotoxicity
      • Crystalluria
      • Hypoglycemia severe
      How to Use

      How to Use

      The route of administration for this Oflox Eye/Ear Drops is ophthalmic(eye)/otic(ear) route.

      For eye application: Wash your hands before the application of drops into the eyes. Tilt your head in the backward direction by sitting or lying down on the bed. Then, gently pull down your lower eyelid of the affected eye with your index finger and squeeze the drops into the eyes. Close your eyes for a few seconds, do not blink or open your eyes in between to avoid the liquid drain out of your eye. Wash hands well.

      For ear application: Wash your hands before the installation of drops into the ears. Lie down by facing the affected ear upwards, and instill the drops as prescribed by your doctor then press the tragus for few seconds so that the drops will penetrate into ears. Wipe off, any spilled out solution over the ear lobe. Wash hands well.

      Do not instill more drops into the eye/ear than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
      Try not to skip the dose, if you forget your dose use it as soon as you remember; but if it is time for your next dose, skip it and use it according to your normal schedule. Don’t instill two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your eye/ear and may lead to severe adverse effects.
      For dosage, follow the instructions given on the prescription or as suggested by your doctor or pharmacist.

      Overdosage

      Avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage. In case of an accidental over dose, promptly seek medical advice. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary but you may experience any one or more of the following signs or symptoms:

      • Confusion
      • Dizziness
      • Impairment of consciousness
      • GI reactions
      Warnings and Precautions

      Use the medication only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Dosage adjustment or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

      Pregnancy:

      Safety during pregnancy is not yet established. Therefore, inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.

      Lactation:

      This drug may pass through breast milk and may harm a breastfeeding infant. Therefore, do not use this medicine if you are a nursing mother.

      Drug Interactions:

      Avoid taking theophylline, a diuretic or water pill, amiodarone, procainamide, sotalol, and others – this is not the complete list of possible drug interactions. Therefore, inform your doctor if you currently start or stop using any other medication during the treatment.

      Precautions
      • Keep Oflox Eye/Ear drops out of sight and reach of children.
      • Store the medicine in normal room temperature.
      • Do not touch the tip of the container after opening, as it may contaminate and cause you
      • itching or allergy after instilling drops into the eye/ear.
      • Do not use the medicine beyond its expiry date.
      • Do not use if the liquid is discolored or any particles in it.
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA Pregnancy Category

      Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


      Drug Composition information
      What is Ofloxacin for:

      This medication is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections such as chronic bronchitis, pneumonia, skin and skin structure infections, and others. It fights bacteria in the body.

      How does Ofloxacin work:

      Ofloxacin works to harm the bacteria and fight the infection.

      How should Ofloxacin be used:

      It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food. It also comes as eye drops to instill into the affected eyes as directed by your physician. Adult- PO- The recommended dose range is 200 to 800 mg per day in divided doses. Eye drops- Instill 1-2 drops into affected eye(s) every 4 hours.

      Common side effects of Ofloxacin :

      Headache. Belly pain. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Loose stools (diarrhea). Yogurt or probiotics may help. You may get these products at health food stores or in some pharmacies. Tendons may rarely get irritated and tear. Unsafe allergic effects may rarely happen.

      What do I do if I miss a dose

      Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

      What precautions should I take when taking Ofloxacin :

      Do not give oral product to a child younger than 18 years of age. If you have an allergy to ofloxacin or any other part of this drug. If you have had tendons get irritated or torn when taking this drug or an alike drug in the past. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have myasthenia gravis. If you are breast-feeding.

      When do I need to seek medical help

      If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. A fast heartbeat. Very bad dizziness. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Very loose stools (diarrhea), even after drug is stopped. Pain in back of the ankle. Joint pain or swelling. Very bad muscle pain or weakness. Numbness or tingling in your hands or feet. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

      Can I take Ofloxacin with other medicines:

      Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

      Are there any food restrictions

      Avoid Alcohol

      How do I store Ofloxacin :

      Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

      Pregnancy Category

      Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

      Therapeutic Classification

      Quinolones, Eye Anti-Infectives & Antiseptics, Ear Anti-Infectives & Antiseptics

      Seller Information
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      CIPLA

      vema indl estate goa 403722 india

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      CIPLA

      vema indl estate goa 403722 india

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