Ciloxan (Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride)
What is Ciloxan (Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride) used for?
Ciloxan (Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride) eye drops are used to treat infections in the eye caused by bacteria. It is a type of antibiotic known as a fluoroquinolone, which kills the bacteria that caused the infection. Infections it treats include pinkeye, corneal ulcers, conjunctivitis and other bacterial infections.
How should I use Ciloxan (Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride)?
Ciloxan (Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride) eye drops should be applied directly to the eyes. The frequency at which it is applied varies for each patient. Follow the advice of your physician. The dosage may vary considerably, with patients directed to apply them at intervals ranging from once every 15 minutes to once every 4 hours. The treatment course is usually 7 to 14 days. Use these eye drops exactly as prescribed by your physician.
What are the side effects of Ciloxan (Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride)?
Side effects of Ciloxan (Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride) include:
If any of these side effects persist or worsen, you should consult your physician.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Ciloxan (Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.