OFLOX 0.3% EYE OINTMENT

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Composition for Oflox 0.3% Eye Ointment

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Medicine Overview of Oflox Eye Ointment

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Uses of Oflox Eye Ointment

OFLOX 0.3% EYE OINTMENT 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 Oflox Eye Ointment

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Oflox Eye Ointment

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 tube close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the tube and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Oflox Eye Ointment works

Oflox 0.3% eye ointment is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.

In Depth Information on Oflox Eye Ointment

Expert advice for Oflox Eye Ointment

  • Your doctor has prescribed Oflox 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 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for OFLOX 0.3% EYE OINTMENT
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
OFLOX 0.3% EYE OINTMENT 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
OFLOX 0.3% EYE OINTMENT is probably usafe to use during lact
ation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
OFLOX 0.3% EYE OINTMENT may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or a
ffect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
OFLOX 0.3% EYE OINTMENT should be used with caution in patie
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of OFLOX 0.3% EYE OINTMENT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
OFLOX 0.3% EYE OINTMENT should be used with caution in patie
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of OFLOX 0.3% EYE OINTMENT 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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Oflox 0.3% Eye Ointment

Frequently asked questions for Ofloxacin

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.
Oflox is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and it works by killing the bacteria (bactericidal) that cause infections.
Oflox is an antibiotic and it belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones.
Oflox is bactericidal (kills bacteria) and shows antibacterial activity against wide range of both gram negative and gram positive micro-organisms.
Oflox is not a penicillin. Oflox belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Oflox is not a pain killer. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.
Oflox is not a sulfa drug. Oflox belongs to the group of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Oflox does not contain sulfa. Oflox belongs to a group of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
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.
Oflox does not contain penicillin. Oflox belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
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. 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.
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