OFLOX-D EYE DROPS

16.94

10 ml in 1 bottle
Prescription Required
MANUFACTURER
Cipla Ltd
SALT COMPOSITION
Ofloxacin (0.3% w/v) + Dexamethasone (0.1% w/v)
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Description

Overview

INTRODUCTION

Oflox-D Eye Drop is a prescription medicine having a combination of medicines that is used to treat bacterial infections of the eye. It stops the growth of bacteria and helps in relieving redness, itching and swelling.

Oflox-D Eye Drop is to be used only in the affected eye in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Wash your hands before using this medicine. It is advised to check the label for directions before use. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

The most common side effects include discomfort and irritation at the application site. If these side effects persist for a longer duration, inform your doctor. In case by accident, this medicine goes into your ears, nose or mouth, immediately rinse it with water. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or are allergic to this medicine or taking any other medication.  It is advised not to drive or operate heavy machinery after use of this medicine as it may cause blurring of vision and may affect your ability to drive.

USES OF OFLOX-D EYE DROP

  • Bacterial infections

SIDE EFFECTS OF OFLOX-D EYE DROP

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 Oflox-D

  • Eye irritation
  • Eye discomfort

HOW TO COPE WITH SIDE EFFECTS?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Eye irritation
    Try placing a warm or cold pack over your closed eyes. Putting a chilled black tea bag over your eyes may also help. Remove eye and face make-up before going to bed and wash your face and eyes regularly. Rinse your eyelids gently and pat dry with a clean, dry towel. Do not rub your eyes. Raise your head at night to reduce fluid retention. If your condition does not improve, talk to your doctor. There may be medicines available depending on the cause of the inflammation.

HOW TO USE OFLOX-D EYE DROP

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 without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.

HOW OFLOX-D EYE DROP WORKS

Oflox-D Eye Drop 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 eye infection. Dexamethasone is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the eye red, swollen and itchy.

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

No interaction found/established
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Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Oflox-D Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
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Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Oflox-D Eye Drop is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
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Driving

UNSAFE
Oflox-D Eye Drop may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Oflox-D Eye Drop may cause dizziness (vertigo). Changes in your eyesight or muscle weakness may also happen. This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney

No interaction found/established
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Liver

No interaction found/established

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