Zeflox Eye Drops 5ml
By EMCURE PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
5ml Eye Drop in Bottle
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Zeflox 0.3 % Description
Zeflox Eye Drop is an antibiotic and contains norfloxacin as an active component. It is used for the treatment of bacterial infection of eyes. This medicine should be used in doses and duration as pr
escribed by the doctor. You should always complete the entire course of the antibiotic treatment otherwise, it may lead to treatment failure. Before using this medicine, inform the doctor about your detailed medical history.
|Uses||Bacterial infection of eyes|
|Side effects||Local irritation or discomfort|
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Uses of Zeflox 0.3 %
Zeflox Eye Drop is used for the treatment of bacterial infection of eyes.
Contraindications of Zeflox 0.3 %
If you are allergic to this medicine or any other ingredients of this medicine or similar medicines such as ofloxacin, ciprofloxacin.
Side effects of Zeflox 0.3 %
- Local burning or discomfort
- Taste changes
Precautions and Warnings of Zeflox 0.3 %
Can I use Zeflox Eye Drop during pregnancy?
There is limited information about the use of the Zeflox Eye Drop during human pregnancy. You should consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a child before starting this medicine.
Can I use Zeflox Eye Drop while breastfeeding?
It is not known whether norfloxacin passes in human milk following administration in eyes. Consult your doctor before using this medicine if you are breastfeeding.
Can I drive if I have instilled Zeflox Eye Drop?
Affect of this medicine on ability to drive or to use machinery is not known.
Can I consume alcohol while using Zeflox Eye Drop?
There is no known interaction of this medicine with alcohol.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You develop any allergic reactions after using this medicine.
- You have any problems with your eyes like heyeing problems.
- You do not notice any improvement in your condition.
- Do not use Zeflox Eye Drop for viral or fungal infection.
- Do not touch tip to any surface as this may contaminate the product.
Mode of Action of Zeflox 0.3 %
How Does It Work?
Norfloxacin is an antibiotic that inhibits the production of the genetic material of bacteria. Thus, various substances essential for the reproduction or survival of bacteria cannot be produced by it. This affects their multiplication and they are ultimately killed....
Directions for Use of Zeflox 0.3 %
- Use it in the doses and duration prescribed by your doctor.
- Use the exact number of drops recommended.
- Close your eyes for 2-3 minutes and do not blink or squeeze.
- Repeat for the other eyes if required after 5-10 minutes.
- Avoid touching the tip of the container directly to the infected area.
Interactions of Zeflox 0.3 %
Interactions with other medicines
Since this medicine is to be used externally in your eyes it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, you should always inform your doctor about all the medicine you are taking, that includes all prescribed or non-prescribed herbal medicines, dietary supplements as well as other treatment if you are taking for any disorder....
Storage and disposal of Zeflox 0.3 %
- Store it below 25°C protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
- Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
Dosage of Zeflox 0.3 %
Zeflox Eye Drop is meant for application in the eye, the cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the neyeest hospital. If you think you have instilled too much of this medicine, wipe out the extra quantity with cotton and tissue....
Missed a Dose
If you missed to instil the medicine in your eyes, instil it as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not overuse this medicine to compensate for the missed one....
Dr. Arpit Verma
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can I stop taking the Zeflox Eye Drop if I am feeling better after one dose?
A: No, this medicine is an antibiotic and antibiotics need to be taken for the complete course as prescribed by your doctor. Though you will be feeling better, some bacteria will still be alive, this can lead to these bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics and infection may come back.
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