Swiflox Drop

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Ind Swift Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Swiflox 0.3% Drop

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8.68
10 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Swiflox Drop

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Uses of Swiflox Drop

Swiflox Drop is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and tuberculosis.
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 Swiflox Drop

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Swiflox Drop

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a marked dropper and take it as directed. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Swiflox Drop at a fixed time.
Avoid Swiflox Drop with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Swiflox Drop works

Swiflox drop is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Swiflox Drop

Expert advice for Swiflox Drop

  • 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 Swiflox 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 Swiflox Drop
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Swiflox Drop.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Swiflox 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.
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Lactation
Swiflox Drop is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

Baby should be closely monitored for development of fever, loss of appetite and diarrhea. In case, any of the above happens please inform your doctor immediately.
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Driving
Swiflox Drop may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decr
ease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Swiflox Drop should be used with caution in patients with ki
dney disease. Dose adjustment of Swiflox Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Swiflox Drop is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Swiflox Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Inform your doctor if you develop any signs of jaundice like yellowing of eyes and skin, itching, and clay colored stools while taking this medicine.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Alkepin 25mg Tablet DT, Manza 15mg Tablet, Zypine 2.5mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Ciprofloxacin, 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 Swiflox 0.3% Drop

Frequently asked questions for Ciprofloxacin

Swiflox is not indicated for the treatment of streptococcal infection as it is not very active against this bacteria. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take Swiflox with pantoprazole?
Swiflox can be taken with pantoprazole as no interactions have been reported. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Swiflox with metronidazole?
Swiflox can be taken with metronidazole as no interactions have been reported. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Yes, you can take Swiflox with birth control pills. It does not affect birth control. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor in case you are taking birth control pills before taking any medicine.
Swiflox is not a banned drug. It is available as a prescription medicine.
Swiflox is not a penicillin. It belongs to a different group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones.
Swiflox is a bactericidal (kills bacteria) agent. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones and acts by inhibiting bacterial DNA-gyrase.
Swiflox is a relatively safe drug. However, it is not devoid of side effects and hence should only be taken if prescribed by a doctor in the appropriate dose, frequency, and duration as advised.
Swiflox is not a cephalosporin. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones.
Q. Can I take Swiflox with ibuprofen?
Use of Swiflox with ibuprofen can increase the central nervous system side effects of Swiflox. Consult your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Swiflox with paracetamol?
Swiflox is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with paracetamol. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Swiflox with hydrocodone?
Swiflox is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with hydrocodone. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Swiflox with fluconazole?
Swiflox and fluconazole, when taken together, can cause heart-related side effects. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Swiflox with phenazopyridine?
Swiflox is not known to have any clinically significant interaction with phenazopyridine. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Swiflox with omeprazole?
Omeprazole can slow the absorption of Swiflox if taken together. So, the action of Swiflox may get slow. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Swiflox with hydroxyzine?
Swiflox and hydroxyzine, when taken together, can cause heart-related side effects. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Swiflox with azithromycin?
Swiflox and azithromycin, when taken together, can cause heart related side effects. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
No, Swiflox is not indicated in the treatment of yeast infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of yeast infection.
Swiflox does not contain sulfur in its structure. However, history of any drug allergy should be discussed with the doctor prior to initiation of therapy.
Swiflox is active against pseudomonas. But, acquired resistance (resistance after taking the antibiotic) is very common among the organism for the drug. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infection.
Q. Can I take Swiflox with dextromethorphan?
Swiflox is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with dextromethorphan. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Swiflox with doxylamine?
Swiflox is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with doxylamine. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Swiflox with amoxicillin?
Swiflox is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with amoxicillin. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Swiflox with pseudophedrine?
Swiflox is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with pseudoephedrine. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Swiflox with Tamsulosin?
Swiflox and Tamsulosin are not known to have any clinically relevant drug interactions. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
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