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Overview

Uses of Boxer Eye/Ear Drops

Boxer Eye/Ear Drops side effects

Common
  • Application site irritation

How to use Boxer Eye/Ear Drops

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 Boxer Eye/Ear Drops works

Boxer Eye/Ear Drops is an antibiotic. It treats bacterial eye/ear infections by preventing the bacteria from dividing and repairing. It does so stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase.

Boxer Eye/Ear Drops related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Boxer Eye/Ear Drops may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Boxer Eye/Ear Drops is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Boxer Eye/Ear Drops may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Boxer Eye/Ear Drops?

If you miss a dose of Boxer Eye/Ear Drops, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Boxer Eye/Ear Drops
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D Cin Eye/Ear Drops
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Boxer Eye/Ear Drops for the treatment of bacterial infections of the eye/ear.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Do not touch the tip to any surface, to avoid contamination.
  • You should continue using the medicine for 48 hours after your symptoms have cleared up. 
  • Talk to your doctor if your symptoms haven't started to improve within two days of starting treatment, if they get worse during treatment or if you get another eye /ear infection.
  • Throw away any medicine left at the end of the course.
  • If using Boxer Eye/Ear Drops for eye: 
    • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution. 
    • Do not wear contact lenses, while using this medication. 
    • It may cause short term blurring of vision when first used. Use caution before driving or using machines.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Boxer with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Suclosz, Vizopin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adrovit Z
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Pramipex
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Boxer

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I have throat and left eye painSorry left ear pain and throat pain
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
It can be infection in throat, or sinusitis need proper clinical examination
Is it ok to wear boxer shorts all the time ? Will it affect me negatively?
Dr. Shyam Gupta
Sexologist
Hello PATIENT to 1mg. It is ok if you are comfortable, no pain and no irritation
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Boxer when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Boxer and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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