Ofax 0.30% Eye Drop

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Optho Remedies Pvt Ltd

Composition for Ofax 0.30% Eye Drop

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Primarily used for

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5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Ofax Eye Drop

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Uses of Ofax Eye Drop

Ofax 0.30% 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 Ofax Eye Drop

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Ofax 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 Ofax Eye Drop works

Ofax 0.30% eye drop is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Ofax Eye Drop

Expert advice for Ofax 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 Ofax 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 Ofax 0.30% Eye Drop
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ofax 0.30% 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
Ofax 0.30% Eye Drop is probably usafe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Ofax 0.30% Eye Drop may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affec
t your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Ofax 0.30% Eye Drop should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ofax 0.30% Eye Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Ofax 0.30% Eye Drop should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ofax 0.30% Eye Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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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 Ofax 0.30% Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions for Ofloxacin

Ofax 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.
Ofax is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and it works by killing the bacteria (bactericidal) that cause infections.
Ofax is an antibiotic and it belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones.
Ofax is bactericidal (kills bacteria) and shows antibacterial activity against wide range of both gram negative and gram positive micro-organisms.
Ofax is not a penicillin. Ofax belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Ofax is not a pain killer. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.
Ofax is not a sulfa drug. Ofax belongs to the group of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Ofax does not contain sulfa. Ofax belongs to a group of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Ofax does not affect birth control. No interactions have been seen when Ofax 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.
Ofax does not contain penicillin. Ofax belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Ofax 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, Ofax 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 Ofax with paracetamol?
Ofax 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 Ofax with ibuprofen?
Ofax 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 Ofax. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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