Ofloxacin Ophthalmic Solution USP, 0.3% is a prescription sterile eye solution that helps treat infections caused by susceptible strains of bacteria in conjunctivitis and corneal ulcers. Customers may receive this drug under the names Ofloxacin, Ocuflox.
Ofloxacin Ophthalmic Solution treats bacterial eye infections and gives dogs and cats quick relief from pain, swelling, itching, and discomfort.
Possible Side Effects
The most frequently reported drug-related adverse reaction was transient ocular burning or discomfort. Other reported reactions include stinging, redness, itching, chemical conjunctivitis/keratitis, ocular/periocular/facial edema, foreign body sensation, photophobia, blurred vision, tearing, dryness, and eye pain. Rare reports of dizziness and nausea have been received.
Drug & Food Interactions
Always tell your veterinarian about all medications and supplements your pet is taking before using Ofloxacin Eye Drops.
As with other anti-infectives, prolonged use may result in overgrowth of no susceptible organisms, including fungi. If superinfection occurs discontinue use and institute alternative therapy. Whenever clinical judgment dictates, the pet should be examined with the aid of magnification, such as slit lamp biomicroscopy and, where appropriate, fluorescein staining. Ofloxacin should be discontinued at the first appearance of a skin rash or any other sign of hypersensitivity reaction.
This drug is FDA-approved for human use. However, it is common practice for veterinarians to prescribe such drugs for use in dogs and cats.
NOTE: For Generic Medications, picture displayed may not depict actual product. Generic medications may vary from one order to the next by size, color and shape depending on manufacturer. Customers may receive the same drug under the names Ofloxacin, Ocuflox.
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