Centaflox Eye Oint 5gm
By CENTAUR PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
5g Eye Ointment in Tube
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Centaflox 0.5 % Description
Centaflox Eye Ointment contain moxifloxacin an antibiotic medicine. It is used for the treatment of external bacterial infections of the eye. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. You should c
omplete the course given by your doctor and do not stop using this Eye Ointment on your own.
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Uses of Centaflox 0.5 %
For the treatment of external bacterial infection of the eye.
Contraindications of Centaflox 0.5 %
If you are allergic to moxifloxacin or other medicines from the fluoroquinolone group of medicine or any of the other ingredients of Centaflox Eye Ointment.
Side effects of Centaflox 0.5 %
Application site reaction
Precautions and Warnings of Centaflox 0.5 %
Can I use Centaflox Eye Ointment during pregnancy?
Centaflox Eye Ointment should be used under medical supervision by a pregnant woman.
Can I use Centaflox Eye Ointment while breastfeeding?
Centaflox Eye Ointment should be used under medical supervision by a lactating woman.
Can I drive if I have used Centaflox Eye Ointment?
Centaflox causes temporary blurring of vision. Avoid driving until your vision is clear.
Can I consume alcohol after using Centaflox Eye Ointment?
Alcohol is not known to interact with Centaflox. However, if you consume alcohol too often discuss it with your doctor.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have swelling of the throat, face, itching over the body or breathing difficulty.
- You are using contact lenses.
- You are having an eye infection caused due to bacteria or genital infection.
Mode of Action of Centaflox 0.5 %
How Does It Work?
Moxifloxacin is an antibiotic, it works by stopping the growth of genetic material of the bacteria. Over time, the infection gets treated.
Directions for Use of Centaflox 0.5 %
- Use Centaflox Eye Ointment as instructed by your doctor.
- It is meant for external use only.
- Read the instructions on the label or leaflet before use.
- Follow directions carefully & do not miss doses.
- Wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying.
- Apply it as directed by the doctor.
- Avoid touching your eyes with the dropper and they must be kept clean.
Interactions of Centaflox 0.5 %
Interactions with other medicines
Since Centaflox Eye Ointment is to be used externally it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, you should always consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treating other health conditions....
Storage and disposal of Centaflox 0.5 %
- Store Centaflox at room temperature in a cool and dry place.
- Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Centaflox 0.5 %
As Centaflox Eye Ointment is meant for external use, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.
Missed a Dose
If you have missed applying Centaflox Eye Ointment, apply it as soon as possible. Do not overapply this medicine just to compensate for the missed dose.
Dr. Mansi Savla
B. Pharm, PharmD
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What is the use of Centaflox Eye Ointment?
A: Centaflox Eye Ointment is used to treat external bacterial infections of the eye.
Q: Is Centaflox Eye Ointment a steroid medicine?
A: Centaflox Eye Ointment contain moxifloxacin which belongs to the fluoroquinolone antibiotic group of medicine. It is not a steroid medicine.
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