Hiflox 0.3% Eye Drop

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Hicare Pharma

Composition for Hiflox 0.3% Eye Drop

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5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Hiflox Eye Drop

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Uses of Hiflox Eye Drop

Hiflox 0.3% Eye Drop is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections
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 Hiflox Eye Drop

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Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Hiflox 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/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Hiflox Eye Drop works

Hiflox 0.3% eye drop is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Hiflox Eye Drop

Expert advice for Hiflox Eye Drop

  • 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 Hiflox 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 Hiflox 0.3% Eye Drop
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Hiflox 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Hiflox 0.3% Eye Drop should be used with caution during lact
ation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Hiflox 0.3% Eye Drop may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affe
ct your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Hiflox 0.3% Eye Drop should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Hiflox 0.3% Eye Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Ofloxacin, 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 Hiflox 0.3% Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions for Ofloxacin

Hiflox is used to treat bacterial infections of the kidneys or bladder (urinary tract), chest or lungs, male or female sex organs (genital tract) which include gonorrhea, a sexually transmitted infection that can affect both men and women, and skin and soft tissue infections.
Hiflox is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and it works by killing the bacteria (bactericidal) that cause infections.
Hiflox is an antibiotic and it belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones.
Hiflox is bactericidal (kills bacteria) and shows antibacterial activity against wide range of both gram negative and gram positive micro-organisms.
Hiflox is not a penicillin. Hiflox belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Hiflox is not a pain killer. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.
Hiflox is not a sulfa drug. Hiflox belongs to the group of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Hiflox does not contain sulfa. Hiflox belongs to a group of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Hiflox does not affect birth control. No interactions have been seen when Hiflox is used with contraceptive pills. However, always talk to your doctor if you are asked to take any medicines when you are also taking birth control pills.
Hiflox does not contain penicillin. Hiflox belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Hiflox is active against chlamydia and can be used for treating the chlamydia infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Yes, Hiflox does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Q. Can I take Hiflox with paracetamol?
Hiflox can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Hiflox with ibuprofen?
Hiflox when taken with Ibuprofen, can increase the risk of some side effects. There are a few reports of seizures or fits when these ibuprofen has been taken with Hiflox. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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