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Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml

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FORMULACiprofloxacin 0.3 %
COMPANYAlcon Pharma
TYPEDrop
About

About

Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml is available in a liquid format that comes packaged in a bottle attached to a dropper head to aid its transfer to either the eyes or the ear.Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml is prescribed as treatment for bacterial eye and ear infections as this drug is able to prevent the multiplication of the bacteria and reduce the number of bacteria present at any given time.Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml is to be used for bacterial infections only;it won't be efficient for fungal infections.

Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml is to be applied throughout the day,with each dose evenly spaced out the day keeping a minimum of 4 hour gap between each dose.The dosage can be increased to two drops every 2 hours or reduced depending on the patient’s stage of illness and any adverse effects felt by the patient.Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml must be applied with clean hands,make sure the eyedropper or tube tip doesn't touch the surface of the eye or any other surface.It is imperative that the tip of the dropper/tube and hands are always clean before the application of Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml.Make sure to shake Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml container well before each use and to replace the cap of the Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml immediately after each use.

Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml is safe to be prescribed to children under the age of 2 years,their dosage depends upon their weight,the severity of the infection and any side effects the patient might feel.For pregnant and breastfeeding women,Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml is prescribed only when extremely necessary and under the supervision of a physician.

Indications

Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml can be used to treat:

  • Conjunctivitis 
  • Corneal ulcers 
  • Eustachian tube surgical procedures in children 
  • Ear infections 

How Does Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml Work

Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml works by reducing and preventing the replication of bacteria thereby bringing an end to bacterial infection.

How To Use Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml

For Eye: Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml must be applied with clean hands,make sure the eyedropper or tube tip doesn't touch the surface of the eye or any other surface.It is imperative that the tip of the dropper/tube and hands are always clean before the application of Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml.Make sure to shake Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml container well before each use and to replace the cap of the Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml immediately after each use.

To apply Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml,pull the head back slightly,then the lower eyelid is pulled down to create a small space where a drop of solution from the tip is applied.Close eye for a minute or two after Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml application,while applying pressure at the inner corner of the eye (area near the nose) to prevent solution from draining into the nasal and/or oral passages.Do not rub or blink after applying eye drops.If the recommended dosage is more than one drop of Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml then the above steps are to be repeated.

Before applying any other eyedrop that might be prescribed along with Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml,the patient is to wait 5-10 minutes.Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml is recommended to be applied at the same time each day and for the recommended time period.Excess of Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml may be wiped clean with a clean tissue or cloth.Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml is not to be stopped abruptly even after experiencing a decrease in symptoms as Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml is meant to be tapered off and stopping it before time may even result in a return of bacterial infection

There is a risk that Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml usage may result in stains on contact lenses and it is therefore advised to apply Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml a minimum of 15-20 minutes before wearing the contact lenses.Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml is available in solution and in an ointment from.

For Ear Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml must be applied with clean hands,make sure the ear dropper or tube tip doesn't touch the surface of the ear or any other surface.It is imperative that the tip of the dropper/tube and hands are always clean before the application of Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml.Make sure to shake Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml container well before each use and to replace the cap of the Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml immediately after each use.

To apply Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml,lie down with the ear facing the ceiling,uncap the bottle and place it a few inches away from the ear;drop a few drops of Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml in the ear.Repeat this process for the other ear aswell after waiting atleast 60 seconds.Its advised to not move till the liquid has completely been absorbed by the ear.

Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml is recommended to be applied at the same time each day and for the recommended time period.Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml is not to be stopped abruptly even after experiencing a decrease in symptoms as Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml is meant to be tapered off and stopping it before time may even result in a return of bacterial infection

Dosage

Adult Dosage

A drop or two of Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml is the advised dosage at one time for eye infections and for ear infections,4 drops is the advised dosage.Patients may be asked to use Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml twice a day.

Child Dosage 

Dosage depends on the illness being treated.For ear infections 4 drops are advised to be dropped in each ear.Patients may be asked to use Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml twice a day.For eye infections,2 drops in each eye is the advised dosage,to be inserted twice daily or as advised by the physician.

Elderly Dosage

Dosage depends on the illness being treated.For ear infections 4 drops are advised to be dropped in each ear.Patients may be asked to use Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml twice a day.For eye infections,2 drops in each eye is the advised dosage,to be inserted twice daily or as advised by the physician.

Pregnancy Use And Lactation

Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml may be prescribed to pregnant women only when necessary and under the supervision of a physician.There is not sufficient evidence to prove that Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml passes into breast milk and is not commonly prescribed to breastfeeding mothers unless absolutely necessary.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml:

  • Allergy to Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml or any other medicine (especially any antibiotic) or food substance 
  • Patients ingesting other antibiotics 

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml:

  • Chronic eye conditions 
  • Excessive use of contact lens 
  • Alcohol abuse 
  • Swimming or getting the ear wet 
  • Pus (or any liquid) drainage from the ear

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml

  • Benzalkonium Chloride 
  • Anticoagulants (eg; warfarin)
  • Other antibiotics 
  • Cyclosporine 
  • Theophylline 

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines,Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml has certain side effects which include:

  • Minor stinging (immediately after the application of Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml)
  • Itchiness of eyes
  • Visibility problems due to blurriness 
  • Swallowing problems 
  • Dry cough
  • Dizziness 

These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of taking Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml.

Rare Adverse Effects

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt,the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor.

  • Reduced visibility
  • Rash 
  • Hoarseness of voice 
  • Swelling of face 

How To Cope With Some Of The Adverse Effects

  • Dry Cough - Can be eased by adding honey to warm drinks and having oral lozenges,to provide soothing relief to an irritated throat.Ginger tea has been known to decrease inflammation of an irritated throat thus,providing relief.
  • Blurred vision- this side effect tends to go away on its own if a few days;patients are advised to not operate heavy machinery or drive any motorized vehicles in the meantime.If blurred vision persists,please contact your doctor.
  • Feeling dizzy (lightheaded) or weak -If the medication makes you feel dizzy or weak, stop what you're doing and sit or lie down until you feel better and do not rise too fast or immediately from a sitting or lying down position to a standing posture. Do not drive or use tools or machinery in case of any of these effects

FAQs

#1.HOW TO STORE Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml?

Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml is to be kept away from the reach of children,in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

#2.WHAT IF I MISS A DOSE OF Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dosage time or next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

#3.CAN Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml BE USED DURING MY PREGNANCY?

Yes,Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml is only prescribed if very necessary during pregnancy and under the care and supervision of a medical professional.

#4.WHAT ARE COMMON SIDE EFFECTS CAUSED BY Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml?

  • Minor stinging (immediately after the application of Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml)
  • Itchiness of eyes
  • Visibility problems due to blurriness 
  • Swallowing problems 
  • Dry cough
  • Dizziness 

#5.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE PAINKILLERS WHILE TAKING Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml?

Yes.Over the counter painkillers such as paracetamol are safe to be ingested along with Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml under the supervision of a doctor.

#6.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml ALONG WITH ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES?

Yes.There is no evidence to suggest that Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml interacts with oral contraceptives.

#7.CAN OTHER EYE DROPS BE USED ALONG WITH Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml?

Before applying any other eyedrop that might be prescribed along with Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml,the patient is to wait 5-10 minutes.Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml is recommended to be applied at the same time each day and for the recommended time period.Excess of Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml may be wiped clean with a clean tissue or cloth.Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml is not to be stopped abruptly even after experiencing a decrease in symptoms as Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml is meant to be tapered off and stopping it before time may even result in a return of bacterial infection.

#8.CAN CONTACT LENS BE WORN ALONG WITH Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml?

There is a risk that Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml usage may result in stains on contact lenses and it is therefore advised to apply Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml a minimum of 15-20 minutes before wearing the contact lenses.Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml is available in solution and in an ointment from.Intraocular pressures are to be routinely measured while undergoing treatment with Ciloxan Eye 0.30% Drop 5 ml.

 

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