Medicine Overview of Ofloxamac Eye/Ear Drops
Ofloxamac 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).
Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.
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.
Ofloxamac Eye/Ear Drops is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.
In Depth Information on Ofloxamac Eye/Ear Drops
Your doctor has prescribed Ofloxamac 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 Ofloxamac 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.
Ofloxamac Eye/Ear Drops related warnings
No interaction found
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ofloxamac 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.
Ofloxamac 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.
Ofloxamac Eye/Ear Drops may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Ofloxamac Eye/Ear Drops should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ofloxamac Eye/Ear Drops may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Ofloxamac Eye/Ear Drops should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ofloxamac Eye/Ear Drops may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Ofloxamac 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 Ofloxamac Eye/Ear Drops
Ofloxamac 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.
Ofloxamac is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and it works by killing the bacteria (bactericidal) that cause infections.
Ofloxamac is an antibiotic and it belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones.
Ofloxamac is bactericidal (kills bacteria) and shows antibacterial activity against wide range of both gram negative and gram positive micro-organisms.
Ofloxamac is not a penicillin. Ofloxamac belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Ofloxamac is not a pain killer. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.
Ofloxamac is not a sulfa drug. Ofloxamac belongs to the group of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Ofloxamac does not contain sulfa. Ofloxamac belongs to a group of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Ofloxamac does not affect birth control. No interactions have been seen when Ofloxamac 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.
Ofloxamac does not contain penicillin. Ofloxamac belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Ofloxamac 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, Ofloxamac 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 Ofloxamac with paracetamol?
Ofloxamac 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 Ofloxamac with ibuprofen?
Ofloxamac 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 Ofloxamac. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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