Ciplox 0.3% w/v Eye/Ear Drops

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Cipla Ltd

Composition for Ciplox 0.3% w/v Eye/Ear Drops

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15.78
10 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Ciplox Eye/Ear Drops

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Uses of Ciplox Eye/Ear Drops

Ciplox 0.3% w/v Eye/Ear Drops 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 Ciplox Eye/Ear Drops

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Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Ciplox 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 Ciplox Eye/Ear Drops works

Ciplox 0.3% w/v eye/ear drops is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Ciplox Eye/Ear Drops

Expert advice for Ciplox Eye/Ear Drops

  • 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 Ciplox 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 Ciplox 0.3% w/v Eye/Ear Drops
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ciplox 0.3% w/v Eye/Ear Drops 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
Ciplox 0.3% w/v Eye/Ear Drops 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.
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Driving
Ciplox 0.3% w/v Eye/Ear Drops may make you feel dizzy, sleep
y, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Ciplox 0.3% w/v Eye/Ear Drops should be used with caution in
patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ciplox 0.3% w/v Eye/Ear Drops may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Ciplox 0.3% w/v Eye/Ear Drops is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ciplox 0.3% w/v Eye/Ear Drops may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Inform your doctor if you develop any signs of jaundice like yellowing of eyes and skin, itching, and clay colored stools while taking this medicine.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Ciprofloxacin, 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 Ciplox 0.3% w/v Eye/Ear Drops

Frequently asked questions for Ciprofloxacin

Ciplox 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 Ciplox with pantoprazole?
Ciplox 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 Ciplox with metronidazole?
Ciplox 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.
Yes, you can take Ciplox 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.
Ciplox is not a banned drug. It is available as a prescription medicine.
Ciplox is not a penicillin. It belongs to a different group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones.
Ciplox is a bactericidal (kills bacteria) agent. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones and acts by inhibiting bacterial DNA-gyrase.
Ciplox 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.
Ciplox is not a cephalosporin. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones.
Q. Can I take Ciplox with ibuprofen?
Use of Ciplox with ibuprofen can increase the central nervous system side effects of Ciplox. Consult your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ciplox with paracetamol?
Ciplox 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 Ciplox with hydrocodone?
Ciplox 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 Ciplox with fluconazole?
Ciplox 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 Ciplox with phenazopyridine?
Ciplox 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 Ciplox with omeprazole?
Omeprazole can slow the absorption of Ciplox if taken together. So, the action of Ciplox may get slow. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Ciplox with hydroxyzine?
Ciplox 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 Ciplox with azithromycin?
Ciplox and azithromycin, when taken together, can cause heart related side effects. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
No, Ciplox is not indicated in the treatment of yeast infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of yeast infection.
Ciplox does not contain sulfur in its structure. However, history of any drug allergy should be discussed with the doctor prior to initiation of therapy.
Ciplox 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 Ciplox with dextromethorphan?
Ciplox 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 Ciplox with doxylamine?
Ciplox 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 Ciplox with amoxicillin?
Ciplox 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 Ciplox with pseudophedrine?
Ciplox 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 Ciplox with Tamsulosin?
Ciplox 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.
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