Oflomac 0.3% Eye/Ear Drops

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Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Composition for Oflomac 0.3% Eye/Ear Drops

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Kidney
19.05
5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Oflomac Eye/Ear Drops

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Uses of Oflomac Eye/Ear Drops

Oflomac 0.3% Eye/Ear Drops 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 Oflomac Eye/Ear Drops

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Oflomac 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 Oflomac Eye/Ear Drops works

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

In Depth Information on Oflomac Eye/Ear Drops

Expert advice for Oflomac Eye/Ear Drops

  • 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 Oflomac 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 Oflomac 0.3% Eye/Ear Drops
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Oflomac 0.3% Eye/Ear 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Oflomac 0.3% Eye/Ear Drops should be used with caution durin
g lactation. 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
Oflomac 0.3% Eye/Ear Drops may make you feel dizzy, drowsy o
r affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Oflomac 0.3% Eye/Ear Drops is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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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 Oflomac 0.3% Eye/Ear Drops

Frequently asked questions for Ofloxacin

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