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Floxat Eye/Ear Drops

By ZEE LABORATORIES LTD
10ml Eye/Ear Drop in Bottle
33.15*
MRP 39.00
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Floxat Eye/Ear Drops Description

Floxat Eye/Ear Drops is an antibiotic medicine, used to treat bacterial infection of the eyes like conjunctivitis. It contains ofloxacin as an active ingredient that works by killing the particular

bacteria responsible for infection in the eyes. It is advised to use this medicine for a prescribed duration to make sure all the infection has cleared. You should be very careful while driving or using any tools because your vision may become slightly blur for a while after using Floxat Eye/Ear Drops . Ask your doctor for suggestions before giving them to children, pregnant or breastfeeding mothers. It is not recommended to use contact lenses during the treatment.

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Product Summary

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ContainsOfloxacin(0.3 %W/V)
UsesBacterial eye infection
Side effectsEye pain, irritation
TherapyOCCULAR OR OTIC ANTIBIOTIC
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uses

Uses of Floxat Eye/Ear Drops

For the treatment of infections in the eyes caused by bacteria.
contraindications

Contraindications of Floxat Eye/Ear Drops

If you are allergic to ofloxacin or any other ingredients of the Floxat Eye/Ear Drops .
sideEffects

Side effects of Floxat Eye/Ear Drops

  • Eye pain.
  • Irritation in eyes.
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Floxat Eye/Ear Drops

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I instil Floxat Eye/Ear Drops during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of this medicine on human pregnancy. You should consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I instil Floxat Eye/Ear Drops while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine can be used while breastfeeding as this is meant for external application and chances of its absorption are negligible. Caution is advised.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have instilled Floxat Eye/Ear Drops ?
A:
You may experience blur vision for a short while after using Floxat Eye/Ear Drops . So it is advisable not to drive or use any tools immediately after the instillation of drops.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have instilled Floxat Eye/Ear Drops ?
A:
Interaction of Floxat Eye/Ear Drops with alcohol is very unlikely, as it is used for eyes.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are already having an allergy to any other antibiotics.
  • Use Floxat Eye/Ear Drops within one month after opening the container.
  • If you do not feel any relief or experience increased or persistent irritation, stop using the medicine and consult your doctor.
  • You experience any severe allergic reactions like swelling, difficulty in breathing, any heart-related problems, etc. Then discontinue the medicine and talk to your doctor immediately.
  • It should be used with caution in patients who are having ulcers on the eye surface.
  • Do not touch the nozzle of the dropper to avoid contamination and wash hands properly before instillation of the drops.
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Mode of Action of Floxat Eye/Ear Drops

How Does It Work?

Floxat Eye/Ear Drops inhibits the growth of bacteria by inhibiting the bacterial DNA synthesis, thereby helps in eventually killing the bacteria.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Floxat Eye/Ear Drops

  • Use Floxat Eye/Ear Drops as instructed by your doctor.
  • Follow directions carefully & do not miss doses.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying.
  • Close your eyes for 2-3 minutes and do not blink or squeeze.
  • Avoid touching your eyes with the dropper and it must be kept clean.
  • Wipe your face with a tissue for removing any liquid.
  • Use the exact number of drops recommended.
interactions

Interactions of Floxat Eye/Ear Drops

Interactions with other medicines

  • Inform your doctor about any other medicines, supplements or OTC products that you are currently consuming.
  • If you use another eye drop product along with this medicine, keep a minimum gap of 15 minutes between the application of both medicines.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Floxat Eye/Ear Drops

  • Store it in original packing to protect it from light.
  • Do not store above 25°C.
  • Try to keep it out of the reach of children.
dosage

Dosage of Floxat Eye/Ear Drops

Overdose

As this medicine is meant for external application, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor as soon as possible or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

It is advised not to miss any dose of antibiotics as it may increase the risk of developing resistance to Floxat Eye/Ear Drops and it may result in the failure of therapy. If you skipped the applicati...
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WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Do I need to take any precautions while using Floxat Eye/Ear Drops ?

  • You should wash your hands properly before and after the use of this medicine.
  • The eye drops should be discarded after 4 weeks of the first opening.
  • Try not to touch the dropper to avoid contamination and should be kept out of the reach of children.

Q: What should I remember while using Floxat Eye/Ear Drops ?

  • A person using this medicine should avoid going out and getting exposed to sunlight.
  • One should avoid activities like driving, using heavy machinery while using this eye drop as it can make your vision blur for a short while.

Q: What should I discuss with my doctor while taking Floxat Eye/Ear Drops ?

  • You must need to tell your doctor if you are already using any other eye drops or medicines including all prescribed or non-prescribed herbal medicines, dietary supplements as well as other treatment ...
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  • You use contact lenses.
  • You have recently gone through eye surgery.
Last Updated on: 17 Jun 2021 | 08:23 AM (IST)
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