OCUFLOX Rx

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OCUFLOX

Ocular infections
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Ofloxacin 0.3%; oph. soln; contains benzalkonium chloride.

Company:

Allergan

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Indications for OCUFLOX:

Susceptible infections of the conjuctiva and corneal ulcer.

Adults and Children:

<1yr: not recommended. ≥1yr: Conjunctivitis: 1–2 drops every 2–4 hrs for 2 days, then 4 times daily for 5 more days. Corneal ulcer: 1–2 drops every 30 minutes while awake and at 4 hrs & 6 hrs after retiring for sleep for 2 days, then 1–2 drops every 1 hr while awake for days 3 through 7–9, then 1–2 drops 4 times daily through treatment completion.

Warnings/Precautions:

Discontinue if superinfection or hypersensitivity occurs. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

Possible potentiation of theophylline, caffeine, oral anticoagulants, cyclosporine if systemic absorption occurs.

Pharmacological Class:

Quinolone.

Adverse Reactions:

Superinfection, photophobia, lacrimation, transient local reactions including burning, stinging, redness, itching, dry eye; anaphylaxis, Stevens-Johnson syndrome (rare).

How Supplied:

Soln—5mL

OCUFLOX 5ml of 0.3% eye droppers (Qty:1)

appx. price $122.00