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LOFLOX 0.3% EYE DROPS

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MRP: Rs. 27.17 for 1 packet(s) (5 ML eye drop each)
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Composition for LOFLOX (SUN WAYS)

Lomefloxacin(0.3%)

food interaction for LOFLOX (SUN WAYS)

alcohol interaction for LOFLOX (SUN WAYS)

pregnancy interaction for LOFLOX (SUN WAYS)

lactation interaction for LOFLOX (SUN WAYS)

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alcohol
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No interaction found
No interaction found
Loflox 0.3% eye drops 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Loflox 0.3% eye drops is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for LOFLOX (SUN WAYS)

Lomefloxacin(0.3%)

Uses

Loflox 0.3% eye drops is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Loflox 0.3% eye drops is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

Common side effects

Nausea, Increased sensitivity to light, Liver injury, Confusion, Convulsion, Diarrhoea, Drowsiness, Hallucination, Headache, Muscle pain, Joint pain, Ringing in ear, Vomiting

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Expert advice for LOFLOX (SUN WAYS)

  • Inform your doctor if you have kidney disease or suffer from fits (epilepsy/seizures).
  • Do not drive or operate machinery while taking lomefloxacin as it may cause dizziness. 
  • Avoid excess exposure to sunlight while on this treatment as it may cause increased sensitivity to sunlight. Take lomefloxacin at least 12 hours before exposure to the sun to reduce the risk of sensitivity to the sun.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience severe diarrhea, stomach pain/cramps, or bloody stools.
  • Do not take lomefloxacin if you experience pain, swelling, or tearing of a tendon. Take plenty of rest and do not exercise until you feel fine. 
  • Ensure that medicines such as sucralfate, antacids containing magnesium or aluminium, vitamin/mineral supplements containing zinc or iron are consumed before/after at least 2 hours after taking lomefloxacin.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant/are planning to become pregnant or are breast feeding.

Frequently asked questions for LOFLOX (SUN WAYS)

Lomefloxacin

Q.What is lomefloxacin hydrochloride?
Lomefloxacin hydrochloride is an antibiotic belonging to the fluoroquinolones group of medicines. It is used to treat infections caused by bacteria in lower respiratory tract (eg. bronchitis) and urinary tract.

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Content on this page was last updated on 10 March, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)