Medicine Overview of Oflox Eye/Ear Drops
Oflox 0.3% Eye/Ear Drops is used in the treatment of Bacterial eye / ear 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).
Side Effect of Oflox is Application site irritation.
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.
Oflox 0.3% Eye/Ear Drops is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria that cause eye/ear infections by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing.
In Depth Information on Oflox Eye/Ear Drops
Your doctor has prescribed Oflox 0.3% Eye/Ear Drops to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
Discontinue Oflox 0.3% Eye/Ear Drops and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
- Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
Oflox Eye/Ear Drops related warnings
No interaction found/established
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Oflox 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.
Oflox 0.3% Eye/Ear Drops is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Oflox 0.3% Eye/Ear Drops may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
If you miss a dose of Oflox 0.3% Eye/Ear Drops, 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.
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Frequently asked questions about Oflox Eye/Ear Drops
Q. Is Oflox a penicillin?
Oflox is not a penicillin. Oflox belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Q. Is Oflox a painkiller?
Oflox is not a pain killer. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.
Q. Is Oflox a sulfa drug?
Oflox is not a sulfa drug. Oflox belongs to the group of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Q. Does Oflox contain sulfa?
Oflox does not contain sulfa. Oflox belongs to a group of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Q. Does Oflox affect birth control?
Oflox does not affect birth control. No interactions have been seen when Oflox 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.
Q. Does Oflox contain penicillin?
Oflox does not contain penicillin. Oflox belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Q. Does Oflox treat chlamydia?
Oflox 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, Oflox 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. What is Oflox used for?
Oflox 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.
Q. Is Oflox a fluoroquinolone antibiotic?
Oflox is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and it works by killing the bacteria (bactericidal) that cause infections.
Q. Can I take Oflox with paracetamol?
Oflox 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 Oflox with ibuprofen?
Oflox 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 Oflox. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Is Oflox an antibiotic?
Oflox is an antibiotic and it belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones.
Q. Is Oflox bacteriostatic or bactericidal?
Oflox is bactericidal (kills bacteria) and shows antibacterial activity against wide range of both gram negative and gram positive micro-organisms.
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