Zuflo Eye Drop
- Manufacturer : Morepen Laboratories Ltd
- Equivalent Brands : Ocuflox
- Generic Brands : Ofloxacin
Zuflo Eye Drop is an antibiotic drug that fights against bacterial infections. It is used in the treatment of infections that are caused by bacteria, such as chronic bronchitis, pneumonia, tuberculosis, gonorrhea, Chlamydia, anthrax and plague. This anti-biotic also treats bacterial infections of the skin, ears, eyes, sinus, pelvis, urinary tract, bladder, cervix, urethra and the respiratory system.
Zuflo Eye Drop inhibits the production of certain enzymes in the DNA of a bacteria, which are necessary for the survival and growth of this bacterial infection. Therefore, this antibiotic drug fights against bacterial infections by killing the bacteria and inhibiting the process of bacterial cell division.
Zuflo Eye Drop is an antibiotic medicine that kills bacteria and hinders their growth. This antibiotic is a part of a class of drugs called fluoroquinolones, which work to treat infections that have been caused by bacteria. It is highly effective in treating conditions such as infectious diarrhea, cellulitis, prostatitis, plague, pneumonia and tuberculosis. Zuflo Eye Drop also helps treat bacterial infections of the urethra, cervix, urinary tract, bladder, bones, skin, ears, nose and eyes.
Zuflo Eye Drop fights against both Gram-negative as well as Gram-positive bacteria. It damages double stranded bacterial DNA and hinders DNA relaxation, thus inhibiting the synthesis of bacterial DNA. In this way, Zuflo Eye Drop inhibits the process of cell division for bacterial DNA, which helps you to get rid of a bacterial infection.
Zuflo Eye Drop is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.
Zuflo Eye Drop is available in the form of tablets or capsules that are taken orally, in the form of eye or ear drops and can also be injected intravenously.
It is advisable to take this medication only under the strict guidelines of your doctor. Follow this prescription through until the course is complete, even if the symptoms disappear.
You should not skip a dose and avoid taking an extra tablet to make up for it. It is possible for some people to experience a few common side effects from taking Zuflo Eye Drop like headaches, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, trouble sleeping and dry mouth.
Not everyone experiences these side effects, it occurs only in a few cases. If you do experience any of these side effects, seek medical help immediately.
If you are allergic to Zuflo Eye Drop, you might experience symptoms such as itchiness, swollen tongue, face, throat, hands or feet, trouble breathing and rashes. You should stop taking this medicine as soon as you manifest any of these symptoms and contact your doctor immediately.
Some people are more likely to face harmful side effects, if they also suffer from other conditions like brain disorders, seizures, heart conditions, kidney problems, myasthenia gravis, liver disease, epilepsy, tendonitis, an antibiotic allergy, bone disorders and problems of the joints.
This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.
Hypersensitivity to Polymyxin B Sulphate / Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate is a contraindication. In addition, Polymyxin B Sulphate / Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate should not be taken if you have the following conditions: Allergic to it Diabetes Duodenal ulcer Fungal infection Glaucoma Hypersensitivity Stomach ulcer.
If you take other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Polymyxin B Sulphate / Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate may change. This may increase your risk for side effects or cause your drug not to work properly.
Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Polymyxin B Sulphate / Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate may interact with the following drugs and products: Aspirin Atorvastatin Duloxetine Esomeprazole Furosemide Gentamicin Levetiracetam Lorazepam Neomycin Succinylcholine Vecuronium.
Zuflo Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Zuflo Eye Drop is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Zuflo Eye Drop may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Zuflo Eye Drop should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zuflo Eye Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Zuflo Eye Drop should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zuflo Eye Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Your doctor has prescribed Zuflo to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
Discontinue Zuflo and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
Zuflo Eye Drop is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in infections of urinary tract, tonsils, sinus, nose, throat, female genital organ, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
You should store your Zuflo eye drops in a cool place where the temperature stays below 25°C and always replace the top on the bottle to prevent contamination. Discard the bottle of Zuflo eye drops 4 weeks after opening.