Ofloxacin Ophthalmic Solution IP Zenflox – Ofloxacin ophthalmic solution is an antibiotic that is used in the treatment of eye infections. This medicine belongs to a class of drugs known as fluoroquinolone antibiotics. This ophthalmic solution helps in reduces the symptoms of the infection by preventing the additional growth of the causative microorganisms. Zenflox only uses for a bacterial eye infection and it’s not for other types of eye infections.
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How to use ofloxacin ophthalmic solution IP Zenflox:
When you use this medicine first read and follow all directions on the medicine label. To use medicine wash your hands and gently shake your medicine. To avoid contamination don’t touch your dropper to your eye and other surfaces. Hold the dropper over your eyes and tilt your head back, look upward and pull down the lower eyelid to make a pouch to place a drop in the eye. After apply this medicine look downward and close your eyes for 2-3 minutes. Place your index finger at the corner of your eyes that can help you to stop the drainage from your eyes.
If your doctor prescribed this medicine for your other eye then follow all the same steps. After apply don’t try to blink or rub your eye. Don’t wash your dropper and after applying medicine replace the dropper cap. If your doctor prescribed other medicine then you can wait at least 10 to 15 minutes before applying for the medicine. While you applying this medicine don’t wear your contact lenses. Use this medicine on a regular basis to get the most benefit from it. Don’t skip your dose even you start feeling better or worsens. Just consult your doctor when you feel worse or better.
Store the drooper at room temperature and always from heat and moisture. After applying for this medicine always keep your bottle cap closed. Always use this medicine if your doctor directs you.
Benefits of Ofloxacin Ophthalmic Solution IP:
This ophthalmic solution is an antibiotic medicine. It helps to stops the growth of the bacteria that is producing the infection. Also, this ophthalmic product relieves symptoms such as pain, redness, itching, soreness, or other eye infection. The dose and continuance of treatment will be prescribed by your doctor based on your health condition. Make sure you finish the full course of your eye treatment because this will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning.
Side effects of Ofloxacin Ophthalmic Solution IP:
Get an emergency call if you have shown major or minor side effects of this medicine but most of the side effects do not need any medical attention. While the treatment your body adopts the inactive ingredients of this medicine, then there is a very rare chance of side effects.
- Eye pain
- Eye discomfort
- Swelling around the eyes
- Blurred vision
- Dry eyes
- Redness of the eye
- Burning sensation of eyes
- Eye irritation
This is not a full list of side effects, in case you have shown any of these side effects or are related to these side effects then you directly tell your doctor.
Before using this medicine tell your doctor if you have an allergy to this medicine or related to any other medicine because most probably the inactive ingredient of this medicine doesn’t suit everyone and it may cause you serval infection or health issues. Tell your doctor if you have any kind of medical history or currently use other medicine for any health problem because your doctor might change your dose of medicine if you are facing any other health issue. Every dose of this medicine is prescribed as the condition of your health.
After applying this medicine don’t drive your vehicle, don’t use a machine, or don’t try to do any activity that requires clear vision because this medicine may cause temporary blurred vision. If you are pregnant or try to become then first tell your doctor before applying for this medicine. Your doctor will tell you all the risks and benefits of this medicine. This medicine is probably unsafe to use in breastfeeding.
May this medicine occur the interaction with any other medicine, food, disease, alcohol, etc. Before using this medicine ask your doctor about the interaction of the medicine.
Days 1 and 2: Apply 1 to 2 drops in the affected eye every 2 to 4 hours.
Days 3 through 7: Apply 1 to 2 drops in the affected eye 4 times a day.
In case you miss any dose of medicine try to apply as soon as possible or don’t try to overdose on the medicine. In case you overdose on the medicine immediately wash your eyes and contact your doctor.
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