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Ofloxacin + Dexamethasone

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Ofloxacin + Dexamethasone Uses

Ofloxacin+Dexamethasone is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How Ofloxacin + Dexamethasone works

Ofloxacin + Dexamethasone is a combination of two medicines: Ofloxacin and Dexamethasone. Ofloxacin is an antibiotic which prevents bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria. This treats your infection. Dexamethasone is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that cause redness, swelling and itching.

Common side effects of Ofloxacin + Dexamethasone

Eye irritation, Eye discomfort
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Expert advice for Ofloxacin + Dexamethasone

  • Ofloxacin + Dexamethasone is used for the treatment of bacterial infection and inflammation of the eye.
  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for Ofloxacin + Dexamethasone

Ofloxacin + Dexamethasone

Q. How long does Ofloxacin+Dexamethasone takes to work?

Usually, Ofloxacin+Dexamethasone starts working soon after applying it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. Can I stop taking Ofloxacin+Dexamethasone when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Ofloxacin+Dexamethasone 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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