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Chemical Name: Ciprofloxacin
Ciloxan Opthalmic Drops(Ciprofloxacin 0.3%)is indicated for the treatment of corneal ulcers and superficial infections of the eye and adnexa caused by susceptible strains of bacteria. CILOXAN is indicated for use as follows 1. Adults (including the Elderly)- Corneal Ulcers: CILOXAN must be administered in the following intervals, even during night time: On the first day, instil 2 drops into the affected eye every 15 minutes for the first six hours and then 2 drops into the affected eye every 30 minutes for the remainder of the day.
On the second day, instil 2 drops in the affected eye hourly.
On the third through the fourteenth day, place two drops in the affected eye every 4 hours. If the patient needs to be treated longer than 14 days, the dosing regimen is at the discretion of the attending physician.
For Superficial Ocular Infections: The usual dose is one or two drops in the affected eye(s) four times a day. In severe infections, the dosage for the first two days may be one or two drops every two hours during waking hours. For either indication a maximum duration of therapy of 21 days is recommended .
In Children: The safety and efficacy of CILOXAN in children under the age of 1 year has not been established. The dosage in children above the age of 1 year is the same as for adults.
Ciloxan Side Effects:
Local burning and ocular discomfort may occur as well as itching, foreign body sensation, lid margin crusting, crystals/scales, conjunctival hyperaemia and bad taste following instillation. Additionally, corneal staining, keratopathy/keratitis, allergic reactions, lid oedema, tearing, photophobia, corneal infiltrates, nausea and decreased vision have been reported. Hypersensitivity reactions cannot be excluded.
In patients with corneal ulcer and frequent administration of the drug, white precipitates have been observed which resolved after continuous application of CILOXAN. The precipitate does not preclude the continued use of CILOXAN nor does it adversely affect the clinical course of the ulcer or the visual outcome. The onset of the precipitate was within 24 hours to 7 days after starting therapy. Resolution of the precipitate varied from immediately to 13 days after therapy commencing.
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