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Learn more about OCUFLOX

What is OCUFLOX?

What is OCUFLOX?

OCUFLOX is the brand name for ofloxacin and is available as an ophthalmic solution.

What dosages is OCUFLOX available in?

What dosages is OCUFLOX available in?

OCUFLOX is available as a 0.3% ophthalmic solution.

What is OCUFLOX used for?

What is OCUFLOX used for?

OCUFLOX is a fluoroquinolone (or “quinolone”) antibiotic that is used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis (pink eye) and corneal ulcer (keratitis).

How does OCUFLOX work?

How does OCUFLOX work?

OCUFLOX is a fluoroquinolone (or “quinolone”) antibiotic. It works by blocking certain enzymes (proteins) that bacteria use to grow, repair their genetic material (DNA), and survive. By blocking this process, ofloxacin ear drops kills bacteria.

How do I take OCUFLOX?

How do I take OCUFLOX?

OCUFLOX is typically given as 1 or 2 drops in the affected eye(s) every 2 to 4 hours for 2 days, then 4 times a day for the next 5 days for pink eye and for corneal ulcers, place 1 or 2 drops in the affected eye(s) every 30 minutes during the hours that you are awake for the first 2 days, and every 4 to 6 hours overnight (you’ll have to wake up in the middle of the night). For the next few days, until days 7 to 9, place 1 or 2 drops in the affected eye(s) every hour while you are awake. Then, place 1 or 2 drops in the affected eye(s) 4 times a day until your prescription is finished.

Is it safe for me to take OCUFLOX?

Is it safe for me to take OCUFLOX?

OCUFLOX is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you. You should not use this medication if you have a history of hypersensitivity to ofloxacin, to other quinolones, or to any of the components in this medication.

OCUFLOX Common Side Effects

OCUFLOX Common Side Effects

Common side effects of OCUFLOX include:

  • Temporary eye burning or discomfort
  • Eye stinging or redness
  • Dry or itchy eyes
  • Swelling in and around the eyes or face
  • Feeling like there’s something in your eye
  • Sensitivity to the sun or bright lights
  • Blurry vision
  • Tearing
  • Eye pain
OCUFLOX Serious Side Effects

OCUFLOX Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with OCUFLOX. Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following.

  • Allergic reactions
Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on OCUFLOX

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on OCUFLOX

The following medications may interact with OCUFLOX:

  • No drug-drug interaction studies have been conducted with OCUFLOX. However, you should always let your physician and pharmacist know about any other medications or supplements (including prescribed and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and dietary or herbal supplements) that you are currently taking
Who makes OCUFLOX?

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Is OCUFLOX safe in pregnancy?

Is OCUFLOX safe in pregnancy?

It is not known if OCUFLOX will harm your unborn baby. You should talk to your healthcare provider before taking this medication if you are pregnant.


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