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Zanocin Eye Drops

By RANBAXY LABORATORIES (SUN PHARMA)
10ml Eye Drop in Bottle
31.16*
MRP 38.00
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Medical Description

Zanocin Eye Drop is an antibiotic medicine, used to treat bacterial infection of eyes like conjunctivitis. It contains ofloxacin as an active ingredient that works by killing the particular bacteria's...
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ContainsOfloxacin(0.3 %)
UsesBacterial eye infection
Side effectsEye pain, irritation
ClassificationOCCULAR ANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Zanocin 0.3 %

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

Contraindications of Zanocin 0.3 %

If you are allergic to ofloxacin or any other ingredients of the Zanocin Eye Drop.

Side effects of Zanocin 0.3 %

  • Eye pain
  • Irritation in eyes

Precautions and Warnings of Zanocin 0.3 %

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I instil Zanocin Eye Drop 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.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I instil Zanocin Eye Drop 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

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have instilled Zanocin Eye Drop?
A:
Interaction of Zanocin Eye Drop with alcohol is very unlikely, as it is used for eyes.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are already having an allergy to any other antibiotics.
  • Use Zanocin Eye Drop 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 problem etc. then discontinue the medicine and talk to your doctor immediately.
  • It should be used with caution in patients who are having ulcers on eye surface.
  • Do not touch the nozzle of the dropper to avoid contamination and wash hands properly before instillation of the drops.

Mode of Action of Zanocin 0.3 %

How Does It Work?

Zanocin Eye Drop inhibits the growth of bacteria by inhibiting the bacterial DNA synthesis, thereby helps in eventually killing the bacteria.

Directions for Use of Zanocin 0.3 %

  • Use Zanocin Eye Drop 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 any excess liquid from your face with a tissue.
  • Use the exact number of drops recommended.

Interactions of Zanocin 0.3 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • Inform your doctor about any other medicine, supplement 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 the medicines.

Storage and disposal of Zanocin 0.3 %

  • 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 of Zanocin 0.3 %

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 of ZanocinEye Drops and it may result in the failure of therapy. If you skipped the dose, put eye...
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Any precautions do I need to take while using Zanocin Eye Drop?

  • You should wash your hands properly before and after the use of this medicine.
  • The eye drops should be discarded after 4 weeks of 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 Zanocin Eye Drop?

  • 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 discus with my Doctor while taking Zanocin Eye Drop?

  • 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 an eye surgery.
Product Details
Brand
ZANOCIN
Expires on or After
23/08/2022
Last Updated on: 17 May 2022 | 02:37 PM (IST)
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