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food interaction for VICTODERM

alcohol interaction for VICTODERM

pregnancy interaction for VICTODERM

lactation interaction for VICTODERM

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Victoderm cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown adverse effect on fetus and there are no human studies or studies in human and animals are not available. It should be given only if potential benefits justifies risk to the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Victoderm cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.


Ofloxacin Topical(NA)


Ofloxacin topical is used to treat external eye infections such as conjunctivitis and corneal ulcers. It is also used for otitis media including chronic suppurative otitis media (chronic inflammation of middle ear and mastoid cavity) and otitis externa (external ear inflammation/infection of the auditory canal).

How it works

Ofloxacin belongs to the group of medications called as antibiotics. It acts by killing the bacteria that cause the infection.

Common side effects

Irritation of ear, Allergic skin rash, Burning sensation, Itching, Dizziness, Headache, Skin irritation, Skin redness, Gastrointestinal discomfort
Ornidazole Topical(NA)


Ornidazole topical is used in combination with other anti-infectives in the treatment of microbial infections of the vagina, urinary tract, skin and nails.

How it works

Ornidazole is an antibiotic belonging to the class of medications called as anti-bacterials and anti-protozoals. It works by causing cell death thereby inhibiting the growth of bacteria thus relieving the symptoms associated with infections.

Common side effects

Rash, Itching, Skin redness


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Expert advice for VICTODERM

  • Ensure your hands are clean before touching the tip of the applicator.
  • Discontinue use and inform your doctor if you experience signs of allergic reaction.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as you may have blurred vision after using the medicine.
  • Avoid excessive exposure to light to prevent photosensitivity.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • It should not take if patient is 
  • allergic to ofloxacin or any other quinolones or any of its ingredients.
  • It sholud not given to children less than 6 months old.

Frequently asked questions for VICTODERM

Ofloxacin Topical

Q. Is ofloxacin/ Zenflox/ Zanocin OZ an antibiotic?
Yes. It belongs to the group of medicines called as fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Q. Does ofloxacin topical treat pink eye/chlamydia/ear infections?
Ofloxacin topical is used to treat pink eye (conjunctivitis), ear infection and infection due to chlamydia.

Ornidazole Topical

Q. Is ornidazole topical same as metronidazole?
Ornidazole topical and metronidazole are two different drugs belonging to the same class. However, they may have different indications. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.

Q. Is ornidazole topical carcinogenic?
There are no reports suggesting the potential of ornidazole to cause cancer.


Content on this page was last updated on 24 May, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)