Bestoflox 0.30% Eye Drop

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BestoChem Formulations India Ltd

Composition for Bestoflox 0.30% Eye Drop

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18.46
5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Bestoflox Eye Drop

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Uses of Bestoflox Eye Drop

Bestoflox 0.30% 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 Bestoflox Eye Drop

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Bestoflox 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 Bestoflox Eye Drop works

Bestoflox 0.30% eye drop is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Bestoflox Eye Drop

Expert advice for Bestoflox 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 Bestoflox 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 Bestoflox 0.30% Eye Drop
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Bestoflox 0.30% 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
Bestoflox 0.30% Eye Drop is probably usafe to use during lac
tation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Bestoflox 0.30% Eye Drop may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or
affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Bestoflox 0.30% Eye Drop should be used with caution in pati
ents with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bestoflox 0.30% Eye Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Bestoflox 0.30% Eye Drop should be used with caution in pati
ents with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Bestoflox 0.30% Eye Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Ofloxacin, 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 Bestoflox 0.30% Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions for Ofloxacin

Bestoflox is used to treat bacterial infections of the kidneys or bladder (urinary tract), chest or lungs, male or female sex organs (genital tract) which include gonorrhea, a sexually transmitted infection that can affect both men and women, and skin and soft tissue infections.
Bestoflox is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and it works by killing the bacteria (bactericidal) that cause infections.
Bestoflox is an antibiotic and it belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones.
Bestoflox is bactericidal (kills bacteria) and shows antibacterial activity against wide range of both gram negative and gram positive micro-organisms.
Bestoflox is not a penicillin. Bestoflox belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Bestoflox is not a pain killer. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.
Bestoflox is not a sulfa drug. Bestoflox belongs to the group of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Bestoflox does not contain sulfa. Bestoflox belongs to a group of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Bestoflox does not affect birth control. No interactions have been seen when Bestoflox is used with contraceptive pills. However, always talk to your doctor if you are asked to take any medicines when you are also taking birth control pills.
Bestoflox does not contain penicillin. Bestoflox belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Bestoflox is active against chlamydia and can be used for treating the chlamydia infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Yes, Bestoflox does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Q. Can I take Bestoflox with paracetamol?
Bestoflox can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Bestoflox with ibuprofen?
Bestoflox when taken with Ibuprofen, can increase the risk of some side effects. There are a few reports of seizures or fits when these ibuprofen has been taken with Bestoflox. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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