ABOUT THE DRUG:
Ciprofloxacin is the drug that is used to treat the infections caused by bacteria in the body. This drug belongs to a group of antibiotic drugs called Fluoroquinolones.
USES OF THE DRUG:
Ciprofloxacin Opthalmic is an antibiotic eye drop that belongs to a group of drugs known as fluoroquinolones. This medicine is prescribed for the treatment of bacterial eye infections. Additionally, some doctors prescribe Ciprofloxacin for certain serious ear infections, tuberculosis, and some of the infections common in people with AIDS.
WORKING OF THE DRUG:
The antibiotic Ciprofloxacin works by killing the bacteria that cause the infection. It is effective against both the gram positive and gram negative bacterial cells. The drug hampers the cell replication process of bacteria, by inhibiting the function of DNA gyrase or type II topo-isomerase enzymes that separates the bacterial DNA and prepares it for the replication process.
Ciplox Eyedrops (10 ml) is manufactured by Cipla, India. You can buy Ciplox 10 ml Eyedrops online at Pillsblue.com.
DOSAGE FORM AND STRENGTHS:
This drug is available in the Eyedrops form in the following strengths on our website:
Ciplox eyedrops (10 ml)
DO NOT TAKE THE DRUG IF YOU:
Are allergic to this drug or any of the other ingredients present in this medicine
Under 8 years of age
TELL YOUR DOCTOR IF YOU:
Wear contact lenses
Have any other eye infection
Have cold or cough as the drug does not work effectively if you have any viral infection
HOW MUCH TO TAKE THE DRUG?
Antibiotics shouldnt be taken without a doctors prescription. Remember to follow the dosage set by your doctor. Apply Ciprofloxacin eye drops (Ciplox) strictly as prescribed by your doctor. Never alter the dosage by any amount or use it for longer than prescribed period. All medications come with a patient leaflet that contains complete information about the drug. Read it carefully for more details. Buy Ciplox 10 ml online from Pillsblue.com.
HOW TO TAKE THE DRUG?
Putting Ciprofloxacin eye drops is very simple. Do not wear contact lenses while using this medicine. If you are using other Opthalmic medication, wait at least 10 minutes before administering it. Ensure a high level of hygiene while handling eye drops bottle and dropper. Do not touch the tip of the bottle or dropper as there is a high possibility of contamination. Use this medicine regularly as prescribed for best results. Store the eye drops in a cool and dark place.
FOR HOW LONG TO TAKE IT?
It is of utmost importance that you complete the full course of the Ciprofloxacin Opthalmic medication. Your condition may completely vanish even before completing the full dosage. If you stop taking the doses and dont complete the course, chances of relapse of your infection increase many fold and you may suffer from a more potent infection which can be drug resistant.
Seek medical attention in case you find you have used more of this medicine or if you find any kind of discomfort after taking this medicine
Dont miss even a single dose of Ciprofloxacin Opthalmic or any medication, especially antibiotics. However, if you miss a dose of Ciprofloxacin Opthalmic for any reasons, apply it as soon as you remember. Dont take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Dont take two doses very close to each other to make up for the missed dose.
SIDE EFFECTS OF CIPLOX 0.3% 10 ML:
Eyelid crusting, and feeling as if something is in your eye
A bad taste in your mouth
Sensitivity to light
COMMON DRUG INTERACTIONS:
Some medications with which Ciprofloxacin Opthalmic may interact are tizanidine (Zanaflex),blood thinners like Warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven); Clozapine(Clozaril, Fazaclo); Cyclosporine; Glyburid; Methotrexate; Metoclopramide; Phenytoin; Probenecid; Ropinirole; Theophylline; Ibuprofen; Diclofenac;; Meloxicam; or Steroids. Dont take them together with Ciprofloxacin Opthalmic and let your doctor know if you are using the above mentioned medications. You may use them depending on your doctors advice.
The list of drugs mentioned above is not a complete one and there may be other drugs which can interact with it. Always consult your doctor before starting a new medication and before stopping or altering the course of any existing one.
THINGS TO REMEMBER:
Your vision may be temporarily blurred or unstable after putting Ciprofloxacin eye drops. Do not do any activities which require proper and clear vision until you are sure you can perform such activities safely.
Do not give this medicine to anyone else
Dispose of all out-of- date or expired medicines
Ciplox Eye/Ear Drops is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. 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. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
It may cause application site irritation and burning sensation immediately following application. However, these side effects are temporary and usually subside on their own. Inform your doctor if they persist for a longer duration. While using for eye infections, it may cause short-term blurring of vision when first used. Use caution before driving or using machines. Do not wear contact lenses while using the medicine.
USES OF CIPLOX EYE/EAR DROPS
- Treatment of Bacterial eye / ear infections
- Treatment of Bacterial infections
BENEFITS OF CIPLOX EYE/EAR DROPS
In Treatment of Bacterial 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.
In Treatment of Bacterial infections
This medicine usually makes you feel better quite quickly. However, you should continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even when you feel better, to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.
SIDE EFFECTS OF CIPLOX EYE/EAR DROPS
Common side effects of Ciplox
- Application site irritation
- Burning sensation
- Gastrointestinal disorder
- Joint pain
HOW TO USE CIPLOX EYE/EAR DROPS
HOW CIPLOX EYE/EAR DROPS WORKS
Baby should be closely monitored for development of fever, loss of appetite and diarrhea. In case, any of the above happens please inform your doctor immediately.