CILOXAN OPH OINT Rx

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CILOXAN OPH OINT

Ocular infections
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Ciprofloxacin (as HCl) 0.3%.

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Indications for CILOXAN OPH OINT:

Bacterial conjunctivitis.

Adults and Children:

<2yrs: not established. ≥2yrs: ½ inch into conjunctival sac 3 times daily for 2 days, then twice daily for next 5 days.

Warnings/Precautions:

CNS or convulsive disorders. Discontinue if rash occurs. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

May increase theophylline levels. May potentiate oral anticoagulants. May increase renal toxicity with cyclosporine.

See Also:

CILOXAN

Pharmacological Class:

Quinolone.

Adverse Reactions:

Soln: Burning, crystalline precipitates, lid margin crusting, scales, foreign body sensation, pruritus, conjunctival hyperemia, bad taste. Oint: ocular discomfort, blurred vision; may delay corneal healing. Both: superinfection.

How Supplied:

Soln—5mL; Oint—3.5g