Alflox Eye Drop

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Alflox 0.30% Eye Drop

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Primarily used for

16.63
5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Alflox Eye Drop

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Uses of Alflox Eye Drop

Alflox Eye Drop is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
It is also used in infections of urinary tract, tonsils, sinus, nose, throat, female genital organ, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
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Side effects of Alflox Eye Drop

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Alflox 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/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Alflox Eye Drop works

Alflox eye drop is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Alflox Eye Drop

Expert advice for Alflox Eye Drop

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Alflox immediately and consult your doctor. You should not take medicines to stop or slow diarrhoea.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with epilepsy, kidney or heart diseases.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Alflox Eye Drop
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Alflox 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Alflox Eye Drop is probably usafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Alflox Eye Drop may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or d
ecrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Alflox Eye Drop should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Alflox Eye Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Alflox Eye Drop is not advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Alflox
Eye Drop in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Norfloxacin, 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 for Alflox 0.30% Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions for Norfloxacin

Yes, Alflox is an antibiotic and belongs to a class of medicines called fluoroquinolones.
No, Alflox is not same as penicillin. They are two different medicines and belong to two different class of medicines. Alflox belongs to the class of fluoroquinolones and penicillin belongs to the group of beta-lactam antibiotics.
No, Alflox is not same as ciprofloxacin. These are two different drugs, however, they belong to the same class of medicines known as fluoroquinolones.
Q. Can I take Alflox with dimenhydrinate?
Alflox can be taken with dimenhydrinate. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.<br>
No, Alflox is not known to contain sulphur.
No, Alflox is not active against the chlamydia group of organisms, hence it is not used to treat infections caused by chlamydia.
Yes, Alflox does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
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