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Ahlox Eye Drop

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Primary uses of Ahlox Eye Drop

Bacterial eye infections
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5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Ahlox Eye Drop

Uses of Ahlox Eye Drop

Ahlox Eye Drop is used in the treatment of bacterial eye infections.

Ahlox Eye Drop side effects

Common

Side Effects of Ahlox are Burning eyes, Eye discomfort.

How to use Ahlox Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Ahlox Eye Drop works

Ahlox Eye Drop is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria that cause eye infections by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing.
In Depth Information on Ahlox Eye Drop

Expert advice for Ahlox Eye Drop

  • You have been prescribed Ahlox Eye Drop for the treatment of bacterial infections of the eye.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute, immediately after instilling the medication.
  • Do not touch the tip to any surface, or to your eye, to avoid contamination.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • It may cause short term blurring of vision when first used. Use caution before driving or using machines.
  • Do not wear contact lenses until your infection clears up.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the medication.
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Ahlox Eye Drop related warnings

Special precautions for Ahlox Eye Drop
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ahlox Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Ahlox Eye Drop is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Baby should be closely monitored for development of fever, loss of appetite and diarrhea. In case, any of the above happens please inform your doctor immediately.
Driving
Ahlox Eye Drop may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Ahlox Eye Drop?

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If you miss a dose of Ahlox Eye Drop, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Ahlox Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions about Ciprofloxacin
Q. Can I take Ahlox for streptococcal infection?
Ahlox is not indicated for the treatment of streptococcal infection as it is not very active against this bacteria. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take Ahlox with pantoprazole?
Ahlox can be taken with pantoprazole as no interactions have been reported. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ahlox with metronidazole?
Ahlox can be taken with metronidazole as no interactions have been reported. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ahlox with birth control pills or does it affect birth control?
Yes, you can take Ahlox with birth control pills. It does not affect birth control. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor in case you are taking birth control pills before taking any medicine.
Q. Is Ahlox banned?
Ahlox is not a banned drug. It is available as a prescription medicine.
Q. Is Ahlox a penicillin?
Ahlox is not a penicillin. It belongs to a different group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones.
Q. Is Ahlox bactericidal (kills bacteria) or bacteriostatic (slows the growth of bacteria)?
Ahlox is a bactericidal (kills bacteria) agent. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones and acts by inhibiting bacterial DNA-gyrase.
Q. Is Ahlox safe?
Ahlox is a relatively safe drug. However, it is not devoid of side effects and hence should only be taken if prescribed by a doctor in the appropriate dose, frequency, and duration as advised.
Q. Is Ahlox a cephalosporin?
Ahlox is not a cephalosporin. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones.
Q. Can I take Ahlox with ibuprofen?
Use of Ahlox with ibuprofen can increase the central nervous system side effects of Ahlox. Consult your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ahlox with paracetamol?
Ahlox is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with paracetamol. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ahlox with hydrocodone?
Ahlox is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with hydrocodone. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ahlox with fluconazole?
Ahlox and fluconazole, when taken together, can cause heart-related side effects. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Ahlox with phenazopyridine?
Ahlox is not known to have any clinically significant interaction with phenazopyridine. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ahlox with omeprazole?
Omeprazole can slow the absorption of Ahlox if taken together. So, the action of Ahlox may get slow. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Ahlox with hydroxyzine?
Ahlox and hydroxyzine, when taken together, can cause heart-related side effects. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Ahlox with azithromycin?
Ahlox and azithromycin, when taken together, can cause heart related side effects. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Ahlox for yeast infection?
No, Ahlox is not indicated in the treatment of yeast infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of yeast infection.
Q. Does Ahlox contain sulfa?
Ahlox does not contain sulfur in its structure. However, history of any drug allergy should be discussed with the doctor prior to initiation of therapy.
Q. Does Ahlox cover pseudomonas?
Ahlox is active against pseudomonas. But, acquired resistance (resistance after taking the antibiotic) is very common among the organism for the drug. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infection.
Q. Can I take Ahlox with dextromethorphan?
Ahlox is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with dextromethorphan. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ahlox with doxylamine?
Ahlox is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with doxylamine. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ahlox with amoxicillin?
Ahlox is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with amoxicillin. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ahlox with pseudophedrine?
Ahlox is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with pseudoephedrine. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ahlox with Tamsulosin?
Ahlox and Tamsulosin are not known to have any clinically relevant drug interactions. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Ahlox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Ahlox with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Tizonec
Ahlox with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clozapine: Suclosz, Vizopin, Syclop
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Ahlox with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Esulide, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide
Ahlox with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex
Ahlox with Zinc
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zinc: Adrovit Z
Ahlox with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium
Ahlox with Olanzapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Olanzapine: Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense, Olatig, Olanz, Madwell, Ozinet, Olnee
Ahlox with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told
Ahlox with Acarbose
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Diadose
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