Ciprodac 0.3% Eye Drop


Overview

Uses of Ciprodac Eye Drop
Ciprodac 0.3% Eye Drop is used in the treatment of bacterial eye infections.
Ciprodac Eye Drop side effects
Common
  • Burning eyes
  • Eye discomfort
How to use Ciprodac 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 without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.
How Ciprodac Eye Drop works
Ciprodac 0.3% Eye Drop is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria that cause eye infections by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing.
Ciprodac Eye Drop related warnings
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ciprodac 0.3% 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.
Lactation
Ciprodac 0.3% Eye Drop 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.
Driving
Ciprodac 0.3% Eye Drop may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established
What if you miss a dose of Ciprodac Eye Drop?
If you miss a dose of Ciprodac 0.3% Eye Drop, 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.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Ciprodac 0.3% Eye Drop for the treatment of bacterial infections of the eye.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute, immediately after instilling the medication.
  • Do not touch the tip to any surface, or to your eye, to avoid contamination.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • It may cause short term blurring of vision when first used. Use caution before driving or using machines.
  • Do not wear contact lenses until your infection clears up.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the medication.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Ciprodac with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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FAQs

Q. Can I take Ciprodac for streptococcal infection?
Ciprodac 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 Ciprodac with pantoprazole?
Ciprodac 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 Ciprodac with metronidazole?
Ciprodac 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.
Q. Can I take Ciprodac with birth control pills or does it affect birth control?
Yes, you can take Ciprodac 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.
Q. Is Ciprodac banned?
Ciprodac is not a banned drug. It is available as a prescription medicine.
Q. Is Ciprodac a penicillin?
Ciprodac is not a penicillin. It belongs to a different group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones.
Q. Is Ciprodac bactericidal (kills bacteria) or bacteriostatic (slows the growth of bacteria)?
Ciprodac is a bactericidal (kills bacteria) agent. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones and acts by inhibiting bacterial DNA-gyrase.
Q. Is Ciprodac safe?
Ciprodac 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.
Q. Is Ciprodac a cephalosporin?
Ciprodac is not a cephalosporin. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones.
Q. Can I take Ciprodac with ibuprofen?
Use of Ciprodac with ibuprofen can increase the central nervous system side effects of Ciprodac. Consult your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ciprodac with paracetamol?
Ciprodac 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 Ciprodac with hydrocodone?
Ciprodac 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 Ciprodac with fluconazole?
Ciprodac 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 Ciprodac with phenazopyridine?
Ciprodac 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 Ciprodac with omeprazole?
Omeprazole can slow the absorption of Ciprodac if taken together. So, the action of Ciprodac may get slow. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Ciprodac with hydroxyzine?
Ciprodac 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 Ciprodac with azithromycin?
Ciprodac and azithromycin, when taken together, can cause heart related side effects. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Ciprodac for yeast infection?
No, Ciprodac is not indicated in the treatment of yeast infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of yeast infection.
Q. Does Ciprodac contain sulfa?
Ciprodac does not contain sulfur in its structure. However, history of any drug allergy should be discussed with the doctor prior to initiation of therapy.
Q. Does Ciprodac cover pseudomonas?
Ciprodac 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 Ciprodac with dextromethorphan?
Ciprodac 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 Ciprodac with doxylamine?
Ciprodac 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 Ciprodac with amoxicillin?
Ciprodac 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 Ciprodac with pseudophedrine?
Ciprodac 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 Ciprodac with Tamsulosin?
Ciprodac 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 25th May 2018.
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