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OFC Eye Drop

SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Overview

Introduction

OFC Eye Drop is an antibiotic, used in the treatment of bacterial infections of the eye. It relieves the symptoms of the infection by stopping the further growth of the causative microorganisms.

OFC Eye Drop is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Hold the dropper close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

It may cause eye discomfort, immediately following application. However, these side effects are temporary and usually subside on their own. Inform your doctor if they persist for a longer duration. It may cause short term blurring of vision when first used. Use caution before driving or using machines. Do not wear contact lenses while using it.

Uses of OFC Ophthalmic Solution

  • Bacterial eye infections

Side effects of OFC Ophthalmic Solution

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 OFC

  • Eye discomfort

How to use OFC Ophthalmic Solution

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 without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.

How OFC Ophthalmic Solution works

OFC Eye Drop is an antibiotic. It treats bacterial eye infections by preventing the bacteria from dividing and repairing. It does so stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
OFC Eye Drop 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
OFC Eye Drop is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
OFC Eye Drop may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take OFC Ophthalmic Solution?

If you miss a dose of OFC Eye Drop, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
OFC Eye Drop
₹15.63/ml of Ophthalmic Solution
Urofin Eye Drop
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₹2.9/ml of Ophthalmic Solution
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Aflox Eye Drop
Appasamy Ocular Device Pvt Ltd
₹4.9/ml of Ophthalmic Solution
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₹6.71/ml of Ophthalmic Solution
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Ocucin Eye Drop
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
₹8.6/ml of Ophthalmic Solution
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Exocin Ophthalmic Solution
Allergan India Pvt Ltd
₹14.11/ml of Ophthalmic Solution
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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed OFC Eye Drop for the treatment of bacterial infections of the eye.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute, immediately after instilling the medication.
  • Do not touch the tip to any surface, or to your eye, to avoid contamination.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • It may cause short term blurring of vision when first used. Use caution before driving or using machines.
  • Do not wear contact lenses until your infection clears up.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the medication.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Fluoroquinolone
Habit Forming
No

Interaction with Drugs

Taking OFC with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Jumex, Selgin, Elegelin
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Tizonec, Tidired, Tizakind
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Bentoform
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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Swelling on right eye since morning.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
Eye drop zymer 2 drop both eye three time ( every 8 hour ) for 2-3 days
In new born babys (11 days)left side eye tears and waste products r coming is there any problm
Dr. Amit Modi
Paediatrics
Ur baby might have eye infection. You can try eye drop tobramycin 1 drop in affected eye 4 times a day for two days.
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking OFC when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking OFC and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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References

  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 1011-13.
  2. Ofloxacin. United Kingdom: Allergan Ltd.; 1992 [revised Apr. 2016]. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Chaves RG, Lamounier JA. Breastfeeding and maternal medications. J Pediatr (Rio J). 2004;80(5 Suppl):S189-98. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

548 , Udai Marg , Tilak Nagar , Jaipur-302004 (Rajasthan)
MRP
78.15
5 ml in 1 packet
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