Ocuflox

(ofloxacin)

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Treats eye and ear infections.

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Ocuflox (ofloxacin) is effective for most common types of eye and ear infections. Make sure to follow your doctor's instructions exactly on how to use it.

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Quick facts about Ofloxacin
  • Drug class: Infection
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (ofloxacin)

Upsides

  • Available as a generic, so it shouldn't be too expensive.
  • Effective at killing most of the common bacteria that cause eye or ear infections.
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Downsides

  • You might need to use the eye drops very frequently throughout the day.
  • Might cause some stinging or irritation in the affected area.
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Ocuflox (ofloxacin) is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria.

Quick facts about Ofloxacin
  • Drug class: Infection
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (ofloxacin)

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What to expect when you take Ocuflox (ofloxacin) for Eye or ear infection

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Risks and Warnings for Ocuflox (ofloxacin)

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  • People who have taken Ocuflox (ofloxacin) or other similar antibiotics to Ocuflox (ofloxacin) have experienced serious allergic reactions. Since Ocuflox (ofloxacin) will be used in the eye or ear, this is unlikely to happen but important to be aware of. If you have any facial swelling, difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, or hives, talk to a doctor immediately.

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Pregnancy

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.

Tip: Always talk with your doctor before you take any medication while pregnant.
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