Centaflox 0.5% w/w Eye Ointment

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Centaur Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Composition for Centaflox 0.5% w/w Eye Ointment

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49.39
5 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Centaflox Eye Ointment

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Uses of Centaflox Eye Ointment

Centaflox 0.5% w/w Eye Ointment is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and tuberculosis.
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 Centaflox Eye Ointment

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Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Centaflox Eye Ointment

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 tube close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the tube and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Centaflox Eye Ointment works

Centaflox 0.5% w/w eye ointment is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Centaflox Eye Ointment

Expert advice for Centaflox Eye Ointment

  • 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 Centaflox 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 Centaflox 0.5% w/w Eye Ointment
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Centaflox 0.5% w/w Eye Ointment 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
Centaflox 0.5% w/w Eye Ointment is probably usafe to use dur
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Centaflox 0.5% w/w Eye Ointment may make you feel dizzy or light-headed, you may experience a sudden, transient loss of vision, or you may faint for a short period. This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
SAFE
Centaflox 0.5% w/w Eye Ointment is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Centaflox 0.5% w/w Eye Ointment is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
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Liver
Centaflox 0.5% w/w Eye Ointment should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Centaflox 0.5% w/w Eye Ointment may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of Centaflox 0.5% w/w Eye Ointment in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Moxifloxacin, 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 Centaflox 0.5% w/w Eye Ointment

Frequently asked questions for Moxifloxacin

Q. Is moxifloxacin stronger than amoxicillin?
Moxifloxacin and amoxicillin are two different antibiotics effective against a wide range of infection causing bacteria and have different mechanisms of action. A comparison between moxifloxacin and amoxicillin cannot be drawn.
Centaflox is a broad spectrum antibiotic, effective in killing a wide range of bacteria and can be used against a variety of infections (infections of sinuses, airways, lungs, genital tract, abdominal infections, and infections of skin and eye). It is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is moxifloxacin an antibiotic/ steroid/ penicillin / a sulfa drug?
Moxifloxacin is an antibiotic and not a steroid / penicillin / sulfa drug. It belongs to a class of drugs called fluoroquinolone antibiotics and kills a wide range of infection causing bacteria. It does not have chemical structure or effects similar to steroids. The chemical structure and mechanism of action of moxifloxacin is different from sulfa drugs
Yes. Centaflox (also available as Moxicip) is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
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