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Iquix Alternatives

(Levofloxacin)

  • Eye drops
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These medications are comparable to Iquix (Levofloxacin) or used for similar purposes.

Iquix
(Levofloxacin)

Polytrim
(Polymyxin B / Trimethoprim)

Ovace
(Sulfacetamide Sodium)

Tobradex
(Tobramycin / Dexamethasone)

Ciloxan
(Ciprofloxacin)

Ocuflox
(Ofloxacin)

Treats eye infections. Iquix (Levofloxacin) is used to treat eye infections. It can be expensive, but usually works well.Coming soon.Coming soon.Coming soon.Coming soon.Coming soon.
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Side effects
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How it works
IquixPolytrimsulfacetamide sodiumTobradexCiloxanOcuflox
Iquix (Levofloxacin) is a quinolone antibiotic that stops bacterial infections by preventing bacteria from growing.Coming soon.Coming soon.Coming soon.Coming soon.Coming soon.
Type of medication
IquixPolytrimsulfacetamide sodiumTobradexCiloxanOcuflox
Antibiotic
Quinolone
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IquixPolytrimsulfacetamide sodiumTobradexCiloxanOcuflox
  • Eye drops
  • Eye drops
  • Cream, gel, or ointment
  • Liquid
  • Topical
  • Shampoo
  • Eye drops
  • Eye cream, gel, or ointment
  • Eye drops
  • Eye drops
  • Eye cream, gel, or ointment
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Used for (click to learn more)
IquixPolytrimsulfacetamide sodiumTobradexCiloxanOcuflox
    • Acne vulgaris Bacterial infection of eye
    • Bacterial infection of eye; Treatment and Prophylaxis - Inflammatory disorder of the eye
      • Acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis Acute otitis media - Tympanostomy Bacterial conjunctivitis Chlamydia Chronic purulent otitis media - Perforation of tympanic membrane Community acquired pneumonia Corneal ulcer Cystitis
      Risk factors for serious side effects
      IquixPolytrimsulfacetamide sodiumTobradexCiloxanOcuflox
        Detailed Iquix (Levofloxacin) risks & warnings »
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        Pregnancy category
        IquixPolytrimsulfacetamide sodiumTobradexCiloxanOcuflox
        CFDA pregnancy category (Weigh risks vs. benefits)

        Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

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        CFDA pregnancy category (Weigh risks vs. benefits)

        Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

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        CFDA pregnancy category (Weigh risks vs. benefits)

        Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

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        DFDA pregnancy category (Weigh risks vs. benefits)

        Research studies with real people found harmful effects on unborn babies, but the benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

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        CFDA pregnancy category (Weigh risks vs. benefits)

        Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

        See the FDA package insert
        CFDA pregnancy category (Weigh risks vs. benefits)

        Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

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        Alcohol
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        Food
        • Can cause changes in the way you taste food.
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        Kidneys and liver
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        Upsides and benefits
        IquixPolytrimsulfacetamide sodiumTobradexCiloxanOcuflox
        • Unlike antibiotic ointments for the eye, Iquix (Levofloxacin) eyedrops won't affect your vision.
        • Because it works directly on the eye, you won't get the same side effects (like diarrhea) you would if you take antibiotics by mouth.
        • Available as a generic medication.
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        Downsides and risks
        IquixPolytrimsulfacetamide sodiumTobradexCiloxanOcuflox
        • You may need to use Iquix (Levofloxacin) multiple times during the first few days, which can be inconvenient.
        • Even though this is available as a generic, compared to other antibiotic eye drops, it is still more expensive.
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        Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
        IquixPolytrimsulfacetamide sodiumTobradexCiloxanOcuflox
        • Wash your hands before putting drops in your eyes.
        • Don't touch the dropper tip to your eye or with your hands.
        • Use Iquix (Levofloxacin) exactly how your doctor tells you to.
        • Can cause changes in the way you taste food.
        • If you're using other medications for the eye, wait at least 5 minutes before you put in Iquix (Levofloxacin).
        • Don't wear contact lenses until your infection clears up.
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