Sparfloxacin + Dexamethasone

Information about Sparfloxacin + Dexamethasone

Sparfloxacin + Dexamethasone Uses

Sparfloxacin+Dexamethasone is used in the treatment of Bacterial eye / ear infections.

How Sparfloxacin + Dexamethasone works

Sparfloxacin + Dexamethasone is a combination of two medicines: Sparfloxacin and Dexamethasone. Sparfloxacin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria in the eye/ear by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing. Dexamethasone is a steroid. It blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the eye/ear red, swollen and itchy.

Common side effects of Sparfloxacin + Dexamethasone

Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
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Available Medicine for Sparfloxacin + Dexamethasone

Spar DBiomedica International
391 variant(s)

Expert advice for Sparfloxacin + Dexamethasone

  • Your doctor has prescribed Sparfloxacin + Dexamethasone to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Do not touch the tip to any surface, or to your eye/ear, to avoid contamination.
  • Talk to your doctor if your symptoms haven't started to improve within two days of starting treatment, if they get worse during treatment or if you get another eye /ear infection.
  • If using Sparfloxacin + Dexamethasone for the eye:
    • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
    • Do not wear contact lenses while using this medication.
    • It may cause short term blurring of vision when first used. Use caution before driving or using machines.

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