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Protoflox Eye Drop

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Composition for Protoflox Eye Drop

Primary uses of Protoflox Eye Drop

Bacterial eye infections
MRP
7.5
10 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Protoflox Eye Drop

Uses of Protoflox Eye Drop

Protoflox Eye Drop is used in the treatment of bacterial eye infections.

Protoflox Eye Drop side effects

Common

Side Effects of Protoflox are Burning sensation in eye, Eye discomfort.

How to use Protoflox Eye Drop

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 Protoflox Eye Drop works

Protoflox Eye Drop is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria that cause eye infections by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing.

In Depth Information on Protoflox Eye Drop

Expert advice for Protoflox Eye Drop

  • You have been prescribed Protoflox 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.
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Protoflox Eye Drop related warnings
Special precautions for Protoflox Eye Drop
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Protoflox Eye Drop 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Protoflox Eye Drop is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Protoflox Eye Drop may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Protoflox Eye Drop?uses

If you miss a dose of Protoflox 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Protoflox Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions about Ofloxacin

Q. Is Protoflox a penicillin?
Protoflox is not a penicillin. Protoflox belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Q. Is Protoflox a painkiller?
Protoflox is not a pain killer. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.
Q. Is Protoflox a sulfa drug?
Protoflox is not a sulfa drug. Protoflox belongs to the group of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Q. Does Protoflox contain sulfa?
Protoflox does not contain sulfa. Protoflox belongs to a group of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Q. Does Protoflox affect birth control?
Protoflox does not affect birth control. No interactions have been seen when Protoflox 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 Protoflox contain penicillin?
Protoflox does not contain penicillin. Protoflox belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Q. Does Protoflox treat chlamydia?
Protoflox is active against chlamydia and can be used for treating the chlamydia infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Does Protoflox expire?
Yes, Protoflox 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 Protoflox used for?
Protoflox 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 Protoflox a fluoroquinolone antibiotic?
Protoflox is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and it works by killing the bacteria (bactericidal) that cause infections.
Q. Can I take Protoflox with paracetamol?
Protoflox 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 Protoflox with ibuprofen?
Protoflox 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 Protoflox. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Is Protoflox an antibiotic?
Protoflox is an antibiotic and it belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones.
Q. Is Protoflox bacteriostatic or bactericidal?
Protoflox is bactericidal (kills bacteria) and shows antibacterial activity against wide range of both gram negative and gram positive micro-organisms.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Protoflox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Protoflox with Strontium Chloride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Bentoform, Strotas
Protoflox with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Tizonec, Tidired, Sirdalud, Tizalide
Protoflox with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Protoflox with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
Protoflox with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop, Role
Protoflox with Magnesium Hydroxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Protoflox with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Protoflox with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide, Elide
Protoflox with Metamizole / Dipyrone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin, Novalgin RC, Bral
Protoflox with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Flanil
Protoflox with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Protoflox with Olanzapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Olanzapine: Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense, Olatig, Olanz, Madwell, Ozinet, Olnee, Pifol, Bitola
Protoflox with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf
Protoflox with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal
Protoflox with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clozapine: Suclosz, Vizopin, Syclop, Lozin, Lozapin, Z Clo, Zaporil, Closin, Clozcare, Skizoril
Protoflox with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas
Protoflox with Benzydamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Ready Rinse, Tantum, Mucobenz
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb
Protoflox with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Protoflox with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Neptoin, C-Toin
Protoflox with Zinc
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zinc: Adrovit Z
Protoflox with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
Protoflox with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel
Protoflox with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil
Protoflox with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Protoflox with Acarbose
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Diadose, Abacus, Disorb, Glubose, K Carb, Glucar, Glucarb, Glucobay, Rebose, Karbocheck
Protoflox with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
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