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Oflox 0.3% Eye Oint 5gm

5g Eye Ointment in Tube
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Oflox 0.3 % Description

Oflox 0.3% Eye Oint 5gm belongs to the group of synthetic fluoroquinolone antibiotics, which are used to treat bacterial infections.


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ContainsOfloxacin(0.3 %)
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Uses of Oflox 0.3 %

  • Oflox 0.3% Eye Oint 5gm uses include treatment of bacterial infections of the eye in addition to conjunctivitis and ulceration in the cornea.
  • However, Oflox 0.3% Eye Oint 5gm does not treat viral infections.

Contraindications of Oflox 0.3 %

Oflox 0.3% Eye Oint 5gm contraindications involve allergic reaction like rashes of the skin; swelling of the tongue, face, lips or throat; and difficulty while breathing. Epilepsy or fits; inflammatio...
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Side effects of Oflox 0.3 %

  • Changes in vision with pain behind the eye, itching and redness in the eye might be seen.
  • Ringing sound in the ears and headache, indicating increased pressure in the skull.
  • Allergy to Oflox 0.3% Eye Oint 5gm can cause fever, chills, rashes, difficulty in breathing and swelling of face, lips, throat. This condition calls for urgent medical attention.
  • Damage to tendons and nerve can be permanent, resulting in numbness, tingling, burning, pain, tremors, altered sensation and snapping of joints.
  • Fainting, breathing slowly or fast, chest pain and headache with an increased heartbeat, fits, bleeding, rashes on the skin leading to ulceration, bloody mucous diarrhoea are few other rare Oflox 0.3%...
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Precautions and Warnings of Oflox 0.3 %



Can I use Oflox 0.3% Eye Oint 5gm during pregnancy?
Oflox 0.3% Eye Oint 5gm should not be used if you are pregnant or trying to conceive. Moreover, if you conceive while using Oflox 0.3% Eye Oint 5gm, you should stop taking it immediately and consult your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I use Oflox 0.3% Eye Oint 5gm while breastfeeding?
No clear information is available if Oflox 0.3% Eye Oint 5gm can be used during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor for the same.


Can I drive if I have used Oflox 0.3% Eye Oint 5gm?
If you experience dizziness when using Oflox 0.3% Eye Oint 5gm, you should not drive.


Can I consume alcohol while using Oflox 0.3% Eye Oint 5gm?
Alcohol can increase dizziness if you consume it while on treatment with Oflox 0.3% Eye Oint 5gm. Thus, avoid alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • In cases of mental disorders, diabetes or reduced blood sugar levels, or illnesses causing weakness of muscles like myasthenia gravis, or liver and kidney diseases, you should consult your doctor befo...
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  • You should be cautious when using {name}} if you have heart problems like increased QT interval in ECG, weakened heart muscles, reduced heart rate or history of heart attack.
  • You should discontinue Oflox 0.3% Eye Oint 5gm if you experience blurring of vision or severe bloody diarrhoea, fever, pain in tendons or numbness in the hands or feet.

Mode of Action of Oflox 0.3 %

How Does It Work?

Oflox 0.3% Eye Oint 5gm inhibits the bacterial enzyme called DNA gyrase, which is required for duplicating bacterial DNA, and prevents bacterial growth and stops reproduction.

Directions for Use of Oflox 0.3 %

Duration of the course depends on the medical condition. For the best effect, take Oflox 0.3% Eye Oint 5gm at regular intervals until the prescribed medicines are over even if you feel better within t...
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Interactions of Oflox 0.3 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • Oflox 0.3% Eye Oint 5gm may interfere with several other drugs, resulting in the reduced effectiveness of either of them or increased side effects.
  • Oflox 0.3% Eye Oint 5gm interacts with other antibiotics such as levofloxacin, norfloxacin, gemifloxacin and moxifloxacin, causing increased side effects.
  • Diuretics; blood thinners such as warfarin, theophylline and methotrexate; painkillers such as diclofenac, indomethacin, aspirin, and naproxen; and other drugs for depression and psychological problem...
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Interactions with food items

No known food interactions are observed with Oflox 0.3% Eye Oint 5gm.

Other general Interactions

No known interactions are observed with Oflox 0.3% Eye Oint 5gm in medical conditions.

Storage and disposal of Oflox 0.3 %

Keep Oflox 0.3% Eye Oint 5gm away from the reach of children; it should be tightly closed in the container. You should place it at room temperature and away from moisture and sunlight. Unused medicati...
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Dosage of Oflox 0.3 %


You should consult your doctor immediately if you suspect an overdose and symptoms like redness, itching, or watering of the eye.

Missed a Dose

If you realized that you have missed a dose, you should take as soon as remember. If it is already the time for the next dose, you should then skip the missed dose. You should not take double Oflox 0....
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What information should I give to the healthcare provider before starting treatment of Oflox 0.3% Eye Oint 5gm?

A: You must inform whether you have any other diseases such as myasthenia gravis, diabetes, heart disease, nerve disorder, slow heartbeats, family history of prolonged QT interval or whether you are taking any blood thinners such as warfarin. You should also inform the doctor if you are taking any herbs or supplements because Oflox 0.3% Eye Oint 5gm interacts with these drugs too.

Q: What are the dietary changes I should follow while using Oflox 0.3% Eye Oint 5gm?

A: You should consume plenty of water and other fluids when you are using Oflox 0.3% Eye Oint 5gm.

Q: What other things I have to take care while using Oflox 0.3% Eye Oint 5gm?

  • Do not take any medicine to stop diarrhoea that occurs due to ofloxacin. Instead, you should stop the drug and immediately inform your doctor.
  • You should avoid going out in the sun to avoid sunburn, rashes and itching of the skin.
  • Avoid taking live vaccines during the treatment of ofloxacin because it may affect its effectiveness.

Q: What is the best way to take Oflox 0.3% Eye Oint 5gm?

A: Use Oflox 0.3% Eye Oint 5gm as per the instructions of the doctor and should not stop before the end of the treatment duration. You should keep regular intervals between the doses.
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