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Floxomed D Eye/Ear Drops

Prescription Required

Introduction

Floxomed D Eye/Ear Drops is a prescription medicine having a combination of medicines that is used to treat bacterial infections of the eye or ear. It stops the growth of the bacteria.

Floxomed D Eye/Ear Drops is to be used only in the affected eye or ear in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Wash your hands before using this medicine. It is advised to check the label for directions before use. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

The most common side effects include irritation at the application site. If this side effect persists for a longer duration, inform your doctor. In case by accident, this medicine goes into your nose or mouth, immediately rinse it with water. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or are allergic to this medicine or taking any other medication. It is advised not to drive or operate heavy machinery after use of this medicine in the eye as it may cause blurring of vision and may affect your ability to drive.

Uses of Floxomed D Eye/Ear Drops

  • Bacterial eye / ear infections
  • Eye infection with inflammation

Benefits of Floxomed D Eye/Ear Drops

In Eye infection with inflammation

Floxomed D Eye/Ear Drops is a combination of medicines, Ciprofloxacin and Dexamethasone. Ciprofloxacin is an antibiotic that stops the growth of the bacteria that is causing the infection. Dexamethasone helps relieve symptoms such as pain, redness, itching, soreness, watery eyes 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 Floxomed D 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 Floxomed D

  • Application site irritation

How to use Floxomed D 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 Floxomed D Eye/Ear Drops works

Floxomed D Eye/Ear Drops is a combination of two medicines: Ciprofloxacin and Dexamethasone. Ciprofloxacin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria in the eye/ear by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection. Dexamethasone is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the eye/ear red swollen and itchy.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Floxomed D 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
Floxomed D 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.
Driving
UNSAFE
Floxomed D Eye/Ear Drops may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Floxomed D Eye/Ear Drops may cause dizziness (vertigo). Changes in your eyesight or muscle weakness may also happen. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Floxomed D Eye/Ear Drops
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Quick Tips

  • Floxomed D Eye/Ear Drops is used to treat bacterial infections and inflammation of the eye/ear.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Do not touch the tip to any surface to avoid contamination.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication to avoid dilution.
  • Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor. Inform your doctor if your condition hasn't improved after seven days of treatment.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.

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No
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OPHTHAL OTOLOGICALS

Patient Concerns

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I have left ear problem. I am not able to listen any thing by left ear. I have very high tinnitus. Is is sudden however in childhood my capability to listen was little bit decreased due to a child fight. At that time in eardrum one hole was happed but at not hole was self fixed. Plz guide as one doctor said that I will not be able to listen in future from left ear as I have s n loss. I have attached audiometric report .
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
Consult ear specialist. U made query to eye specialist
Can i use festive ofloxacin eye/ear drops for 2 years kids
Dr. Vijay Verma
ENT
i think without indication no ear/eye drop should be used. First visit ent specialista nd than only start it
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FAQs

Q. How long does Floxomed D Eye/Ear Drops takes to work?

Usually, Floxomed D Eye/Ear Drops starts working soon after applying it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. Can I stop taking Floxomed D Eye/Ear Drops when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Floxomed D 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.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Floxomed D Eye/Ear Drops?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References

  1. MedlinePlus. Ciprofloxacin+Dexamethasone. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. FDA. Draft Guidance on Ciprofloxacin; Dexamethasone. 2016. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Mayo Clinic. Ciprofloxacin and Dexamethasone. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

Medley House, D2, M.I.D.C. Area, Andheri (East), Mumbai-400 093, INDIA
Expires on or after: January, 2021

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