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Ciloxan Eye Ointment
(Ciprofloxacin)

Formulation : Eye drops

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No Generic Alternative Available

No generic alternative is available for this drug.

What is Ciloxan Eye Ointment /Ciprofloxacin used for?

Ciloxan is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections in the eye. This medication may also be used to treat ulcers in cornea.

How should Ciloxan Eye Ointment /Ciprofloxacin be stored?

Store this medication at room temperature in a cool, dry location.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Ciloxan Eye Ointment/Ciprofloxacin ?

Use this medication exactly as directed to by your health care provider. If you have a corneal ulcer that you are treating with this medication you may have a white colored buildup in your eye. This is a sign that the medication is working and should not be a concern for you. Use the instructions provided. Do not allow the dropper applicator tip touch any surface of your eye.

When should Ciloxan Eye Ointment /Ciprofloxacin not be taken?

If you have allergies to any ingredient of this medication or similar medications do not use them. Do not wear contact lenses until all your symptoms are gone in the infected eye. Do not mix this eye treatment with other eye related treatments unless you have been specifically directed to do so by a health care professional.

What precautions should I follow when taking Ciloxan Eye Ointment /Ciprofloxacin ?

Medications which may cause drowsiness should be avoided while taking Drixoral as they may increase the lethargy you will experience with Drixoral. Also avoid taking diet, caffeine pills and other stimulants as they may increase the severity of side effects. Do not combine this medication with other over-the-counter cold, allergy, or sleep medications without first consulting your doctor.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Ciloxan Eye Ointment /Ciprofloxacin ?

If you notice particles or a change in the color of Ciloxan, do not use it. Contact your doctor and request a new container. Because this medication may temporarily impaired vision use caution when participating in activities such as driving or operating dangerous machinery until your vision has cleared completely.

When should Ciloxan Eye Ointment /Ciprofloxacin not be taken?

Severe: severe swelling, itching, burning, redness, or discomfort in or around your eye; eye tenderness, changes in vision, amplified sensitivity to light; signs of new infection, a skin rash.

Common: slight itching, burning, redness, or irritation; blurred vision, dry or watery eyes; puffy eyelids; feeling like something is in your eye; a white-colored buildup in your eye; nausea, unpleasant taste in your mouth.

Other: None.

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