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    Ofloxacin + Prednisolone

    Information about Ofloxacin + Prednisolone

    Ofloxacin + prednisolone uses

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

    How ofloxacin + prednisolone works

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

    Common side effects of ofloxacin + prednisolone

    Eye irritation, Eye discomfort
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    Written By
    Dr. Betina Chandolia
    MDS, BDS
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    MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
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    Expert advice for Ofloxacin + Prednisolone

    • Ofloxacin + Prednisolone 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 + Prednisolone

    Ofloxacin + Prednisolone

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

    Usually, Ofloxacin+Prednisolone 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+Prednisolone when I feel better?

    No, do not stop taking Ofloxacin+Prednisolone and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.