Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops

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Introduction

Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops is a medicine used to treat bacterial eye infections. It kills and prevents the growth of infection-causing bacteria. This way it relieves the symptoms and speeds up the healing process.

Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops is to be used only in the affected eye or ear. Read the label carefully for instruction before you use the medicine. Use it in the exact dose and duration as advised by the doctor or as instructed in the label. Wash your hands before using this medicine. Complete your dose even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may bring back the infection.

Use of this medicine may cause burning, irritation, itching, and redness at the site of application. These are usually temporary and resolve with time. However, if they persist or get worse, inform your doctor. In case of accidental contact with your ears, nose, or mouth, immediately rinse it with water.

Inform your doctor if you have a known allergy to any of the ingredients in this medicine or if you are taking any other medication. It is advised not to drive or operate heavy machinery immediately after using this medicine as it may cause temporary blurring of vision and may affect your ability to drive.

Uses of Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops

  • Treatment of Bacterial eye / ear infections

Benefits of Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops

In Treatment of Bacterial eye / ear infections

Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops is a combination of medicines, Ofloxacin and Betamethasone. Ofloxacin is an antibiotic that stops the growth of the bacteria that is causing the infection. Betamethasone helps relieve symptoms such as pain, redness, itching, soreness, watery eyes, or ear discharge caused due to eye/ear infections.

The dose and duration of treatment will be decided by your doctor based on your condition. Make sure you complete the full course of treatment. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning.

Side effects of Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Zoflo-B

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops

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.

How Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops works

Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops is a combination of two medicines: Betamethasone and Ofloxacin. Betamethasone is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the eye/ear red, swollen and itchy. Ofloxacin is an antibiotic which prevents bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria. This treats your eye/ear infection.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops?

If you miss a dose of Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops is used to treat bacterial infections and inflammation of the eye/ear.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Do not touch the tip to any surface to avoid contamination.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication 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.
  • Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor. Inform your doctor if your condition hasn't improved after seven days of treatment.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.
  • Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops is used to treat bacterial infections and inflammation of the eye/ear.

Fact Box

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OPHTHAL OTOLOGICALS

Patient concerns

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What should I do for eye blinking
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
Eye blinking is normal. . If it's more. . Cud be b coz of habit. get ur eye examination done once
Left Eye twitching problem from last 1month I am facing
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
Get ur eye examination done by doc. It cud b normal also
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FAQs

Q. How long does Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops takes to work?

Usually, Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops starts working soon after applying it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. How to use Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops?

Wash your hands before applying Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops to avoid contamination, and do not touch the tip of the dropper. If you wear contact lenses, remove them before using Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops. For applying Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops tilt your head back, look up, and pull down the lower eyelid to make a pouch and then put Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops.

Q. Can Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops increase sensitivity to sunlight?

Yes, Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops contains ofloxacin, which may increase sensitivity to sunlight. You should avoid direct exposure to sunlight while using Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops.

Q. Can I use Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops for a long period of time?

Avoid the use of Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops for a long period of time. Long-term use of Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops may result in a bacterial infection that does not respond to Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops.

Q. Can I drive and operate machines after using Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops?

No, avoid driving and operating machinery just after using Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops. Your eyesight might be blurred for a short period of time.

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dosage of Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops be more effective?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having serious side effects and toxicity. If the recommended dosage does not relieve your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Can I stop taking Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Zoflo-B Eye/Ear Drops and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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References

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Country of origin: India

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