Floxol Ointment

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Primarily used for

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Pregnancy
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₹6.0/Ointment
5 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Floxol Ointment

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Uses of Floxol Ointment

Floxol Ointment is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections.
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How to use Floxol Ointment

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Floxol Ointment works

Floxol ointment is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Floxol Ointment

Expert advice for Floxol Ointment

  • Ensure your hands are clean before touching the tip of the applicator.
  • Discontinue use and inform your doctor if you experience signs of allergic reaction.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as you may have blurred vision after using the medicine.
  • Avoid excessive exposure to light to prevent photosensitivity.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • It should not take if patient is 
  • allergic to ofloxacin or any other quinolones or any of its ingredients.
  • It sholud not given to children less than 6 months old.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Floxol Ointment
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Floxol 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
SAFE
Floxol Ointment is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

It should be wiped off thoroughly prior to nursing if it is being applied to the breast or nipple area.
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Driving
It is not known whether Floxol Ointment alters the ability t
o drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Floxol
Ointment in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Floxol NA Ointment

Frequently asked questions for Ofloxacin Topical

Q. Is ofloxacin/ Zenflox/ Zanocin OZ an antibiotic?
Yes. It belongs to the group of medicines called as fluoroquinolone antibiotics
Q. Does ofloxacin topical treat pink eye/chlamydia/ear infections?
Ofloxacin topical is used to treat pink eye (conjunctivitis), ear infection and infection due to chlamydia.

Substitutes for Floxol

No substitutes found for this medicine
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