Cipropen Eye/Ear Drops

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Cipropen Eye/Ear Drops is an antibiotic, used in the treatment of bacterial eye/ear infections. It relieves the symptoms of the infection by stopping the further growth of the causative microorganisms.

Cipropen Eye/Ear Drops is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. 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. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

It may cause application site irritation and burning sensation immediately following application. However, these side effects are temporary and usually subside on their own. Inform your doctor if they persist for a longer duration. While using for eye infections, it may cause short-term blurring of vision when first used. Use caution before driving or using machines. Do not wear contact lenses while using the medicine.

Uses of Cipropen Eye/Ear Drops

  • Treatment of Bacterial eye / ear infections

Benefits of Cipropen Eye/Ear Drops

In Treatment of Bacterial eye / ear infections

Cipropen Eye/Ear Drops is an antibiotic medicine. It stops the growth of the bacteria that is causing the infection. It helps relieve symptoms such as pain, redness, itching, soreness or ear discharge caused due to eye/ear infections.

The dose and duration of treatment will be decided by your doctor based on your condition. Make sure you complete the full course of treatment. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning.

Side effects of Cipropen Eye/Ear Drops

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Cipropen

  • Application site irritation
  • Burning sensation

How to use Cipropen 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 Cipropen Eye/Ear Drops works

Cipropen 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cipropen Eye/Ear Drops may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cipropen Eye/Ear Drops is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any 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
UNSAFE
Cipropen Eye/Ear Drops may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Cipropen Eye/Ear Drops?

If you miss a dose of Cipropen 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.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Cipropen 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, or to your eye/ear, 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 Cipropen 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Fluoroquinolone
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL OTOLOGICALS
Action Class
Quinolones/ Fluroquinolones

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Cipropen with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Selgelin, Jumex, Selgin
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Tizonec, Tidired, Tizakind
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Bentoform
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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I have pain near stomach and at back. I have done sonography and no stone is detected. has given me cipropen . Is it ok
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
I am not aware of the tablet
Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Pic is not clear, plz visit for proper opinion
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FAQs

Q. Is Cipropen Eye/Ear Drops safe?

Cipropen Eye/Ear Drops 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. Can I stop taking Cipropen Eye/Ear Drops when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Cipropen Eye/Ear Drops 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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Country of Origin: India

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