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||BRAND NAME : Ciloxan
CHEMICAL CONTENTS: Ciprofloxacin HCl
Ciloxan is an antibiotic used in the treatment of eye infections. The ointment form of the drug is prescribed for eye inflammations. The solution can also be used to treat ulcers or sores on the cornea ( the transparent covering over the pupil). Ciprofloxacin, the active ingredient, is a member of the quinolone family of antibiotics.
Apply a 1/2-inch ribbon on the inner eyelid 3 times a day for the first 2 days, then 2 times a day for the next 5 days.
Ciloxan Contraindications :
If you've ever had an allergic reaction to a quinolone antibiotic such as Cipro, Floxin, Levaquin, Noroxin, Avelox, or Tequin, you should not use this medication.
Ciloxan Side Effects:
the most common side effects of Ciloxan are:
Formation of crystals (with frequent application of solution only), local burning or discomfort
If you accidentally apply too many drops of solution, it can be flushed from the eye with warm water. The results of long-term overdosing are unknown. If you suspect a problem, check with your doctor.
Ciloxan Missed dose:
Take the forgotten dose of Ciloxan as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed and return to your regular schedule. Do not take two doses at once.
Store Ciloxan at room temperature. Protect the solution from light.
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